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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

NMC Extended Education and the Northern Lower Office of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center are pleased to partner on a series of open enrollment classes for 2021. Most of these classes meet the requirements for the Going Pro Talent Fund.

Register for these courses using the links below and the registration code NMCTRN21.


Lean Manufacturing Practitioner (Livestream)

Lean Manufacturing Practitioner will develop an individual’s capability to contribute to an organization’s lean transformation.

4 Tues., Feb. 2-23
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (first day is 8 a.m.-noon)
Instructor: Rob Summers
$1,500

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Lean Manufacturing Champion Certification (Livestream)

Build your organization’s internal lean capacity as a Lean Champion and learn how to facilitate continuous improvement projects in your workplace. This six-month training includes tools for facilitating change, seeing waste in current processes, building more effective teams, increasing productivity while reducing stress, and improving the quality of services or products delivered to your customer.

12 Thurs., Feb. 11-July 15 (see website for specific dates)
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Rob Summers
$3,500*
*Add an additional attendee for half-price

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Lean Manufacturing Champion Certification (Face to Face)

Build your organization’s internal lean capacity as a Lean Champion and learn how to facilitate continuous improvement projects in your workplace. This six-month training includes tools for facilitating change, seeing waste in current processes, building more effective teams, increasing productivity while reducing stress, and improving the quality of services or products delivered to your customer.

12 Tues., March 9-Aug. 10 (see website for specific dates)
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Parsons-Stulen Building
Instructor: Kevin Olds
$3,500*
*Add an additional attendee for half-price

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Lean Office Practitioner (Livestream)

Lean Office Practitioner will develop an individual’s capability to contribute to an organization’s lean transformation.

4 Wed., April 7-28
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (first day is 8 a.m.-noon)
Instructor: Rob Summers
$1,500

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Lean Office Champion (Livestream)

Build your organization’s internal lean capacity as a Lean Champion and learn how to facilitate continuous improvement projects in your workplace. This six-month training includes tools for facilitating change, seeing waste in current processes, building more effective teams, increasing productivity while reducing stress, and improving the quality of services or products delivered to your customer.

12 Tues., Feb. 9-July 13 (see website for specific dates)
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Goike
$3,500

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Applied Project Management (Livestream)

Every organization has experienced the high cost and waste of poor planning. A disciplined approach to project management can greatly reduce the pains of decreasing customer satisfaction, project cost overruns, and deployment delays. Following the Project Management Book of Knowledge, this Active Learning Model (ALM)-based course provides tools and techniques for planning, executing, and monitoring strategic initiatives, then apply learning in real-time by working on a project case study. Upon completion, this course satisfies the requirements to sit for the Project Management certification.

10 Wed., March 3-May 5
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Goike
$1,950

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Get More Done (Livestream)

In this class, we will review the core principles in Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen, as well as the technologies that complement his model. Get ready to start on a new path to effectiveness!

Tues., March 23
1-4 p.m.
Instructor: Karen Goike
$195

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Problem Solving (Face to Face)

Learn the tools necessary to tackle any problem that arises at your organization. Participants will gain hands-on experience utilizing a structured problem-solving process based on A3 thinking and the Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology. Designed for employees who are expected to participate in their organization’s problem-solving activities or lead a problem-solving team.

Wed., April 14
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Parsons-Stulen Building
Instructor: Kevin Olds
$395

Register here »