Institute of Technology & Business Development

Institute of Technology & Business Development

Current Open Enrollment

21st Century Leadership

This 3 day course will provide new and experienced supervisors and managers the skills to succeed. Topics will include coaching, motivation, goal setting, communication, interviewing skills, performance reviews, team development, managing conflict, and time management to name a few.
Schedule October 26, 27, and 28

Blueprint Reading

This program is designed to help workers develop the basic skills required for visualizing and interpreting industrial prints, skills which are essential to the success of any quality improvement or scrap reduction effort.
Schedule DATE TBD

Business Foundations for your Practice

1-Day Training Program to include understanding your practice goals, business planning, accounting basics, and more! If you are an Associate, Practice Manager, or Established need to sharpen your practice pencil - this program is for you!
Schedule September 27, 2016

Coaching & Feedback Skills

This workshop will support participant's ability to clearly set expectations and goals, conduct effective coaching and feedback discussions with employees, and deliver both positive and constructive feedback.
Schedule Nov. 21

Effective Business Communication

This highly interactive 1-day workshop will include best practices, learning critical concepts, and application in both professional e-mail writing and verbal business communication.
Schedule October 18, 2016

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

This instructor-led course simplifies GD&T learning, using mostly visual illustrations and less textual material, to explain basic GD&T application, interpretation and verification.
Schedule September 29 and 30

ISO 13485 Internal Auditor

This course covers the fundamentals of auditing and specific techniques thereof. Included will be review and interpretation of the ISO 13485:2003 Standard as well as application of techniques during audit scenarios.
Schedule December 1 and 2

ISO 9001:2015 Revisions, Implementation, and Risk Management

This course covers the fundamentals of the changes to the ISO 9001 Standards, how it will affect your current Quality Management System along with Risk Management requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for the successful implementation of a Risk Management program.
Schedule October 5 and 6

ISO 9001:2015/AS9100d Internal Auditor Training

This course covers the fundamentals of auditing and specific techniques thereof. Included will be review and interpretation of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard as well as application of techniques during audit scenarios.
Schedule November 29th and 30th, 2016

Leadership Agility

Senior leaders have ranked agility among the most critical leadership competency needed for organizations. What does it mean to be an agile leader, to develop agile teams and agile organizations? This session will explore the key characteristics of agile individuals, teams and organizations.
Schedule October 24

Lean Enterprise Tool Certification

Lean Enterprise improvement practitioners are trained professionals that do process and product improvement project work. This training provides the methodology and tools to begin the journey for improving processes, services, or products, in order to achieve performance breakthrough.
Schedule December 13, 15, 20, and 22

Process Modeling & Simulation

Process simulation is a computer-based technique for assisting operations managers and process improvement staff to quickly model service/manufacturing processes and analyze/evaluate various improvement options for their respective processes.
Schedule October 26 and November 2

Project Management

Formal leaders and associates need to manage projects with increasing frequency, since getting work done with project teams is a definite trend in organizations today. The objective of this program is to provide project leaders with planning skills, and the confidence to effectively manage project
Schedule November 7 and 8

Root Cause - Corrective Action

Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action is a process for finding the true cause(s) of events, identifying and implementing corrective actions. This training will include tools for effective problem solving, FMEA & PFMEA, and application in various industries:medical, aerospace, automotive, & more!
Schedule Oct 3 and 4

Six Sigma Champions - ONLINE/HYBRID CLASS

Are you a Manager or Executive Manager supporting Six Sigma Improvement at your organization? This Online/Hybrid University course is designed to provide an understanding of Six Sigma methodologies along with tools to leverage you and your organization to success!
Schedule January 2 - February 10, 2017; Approximately 16-20 hours during this time

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Green Belts are Six Sigma practitioners who do process and product improvement project work. The focus of Six Sigma is to reduce and control variation and waste in our processes based on the importance to the customer and the business needs.
Schedule Oct. 12, 13, 14, Nov. 9, 10, and 11, 2016

SolidWorks I: Essential Concepts

SolidWorks 2016 is one of the world's leading parametric solid modeling packages. In this class we will use a tutorial-based, kinesthetic approach to explain the fundamental concepts of SolidWorks.
Schedule Nov. 3 and 4