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Executive Certificate of Global Business Management

September 27 – December 6
6 – 9 p.m.
SLCC Miller Campus
Registration deadline: Thursday, Sept. 21

The Executive Certificate of Global Business Management helps individuals from a variety of business backgrounds increase knowledge and improve strategies in global business practices. Topics covered include:

  • Business in culturally diverse markets
  • Export readiness and regulations
  • Finding quality overseas distributors/partners
  • International cash management, getting paid and trade finance; legal and tax considerations; marketing; trade logistics, including documents and shipping; and trade strategies
  • Managing a global business

Included:

  • 30 hours of instruction led by industry practitioners, including both lecture and hands-on learning experiences
  • Textbooks, handouts, case studies
  • Digital resources, including international market research and country-specific data

To register or for more information, contact:
Stan Rees
Phone: 801-957-5336
Email: stan.rees@slcc.edu

Cost: $995/person
Note: Qualified Salt Lake County companies may qualify for up to 40 percent tuition subsidy through the State of Utah Custom Fit program; contact Stan for details.

Lean Manufacturing 101 with Simulation

Thursday, September 28
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SLCC Miller Campus
Registration deadline: Thursday, Sept. 21

Participants learn the principles of Lean Manufacturing in this one-day workshop that provides a fast-paced presentation with hands-on manufacturing simulation activities. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of the eight wastes in manufacturing and practical approaches for reducing wastes that will improve an organization’s bottom line.

Four levels of simulation will be conducted; come prepared to participate to maximize the learning experience.

See flier for details.

For more information or to register, contact:
Derk Babbitt, Program Specialist
Phone: 801-957-5262
Email: derk.babbitt@slcc.edu

Cost: $300/person
Note: Qualified Salt Lake County companies pay $150/person; contact Derk for details.

Product and Inventory Management
APICS CPIM Preparation Course (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, October 5, 2017 – January 18, 2018 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(No class Nov. 23, Dec. 21 and 29, 2017)
SLCC Miller Campus (Sandy)

This training is the second course that builds on and expands beyond content covered in the Basics of Supply Chain Management class. It focuses on concepts regarding master planning of resources, detailed planning and scheduling, execution and control of operations and strategic management of resources. Effective strategies are addressed towards managing operations and implementing a responsive supply chain plan. This is a consolidation of four courses in the old APICs Preparation Course system that will save participants $1,000 or more in training costs.

Course Outline

  • Master Planning of Resources
    • Demand Management and Sales/Operation Planning
    • Master Scheduling
  • Detailed Scheduling and Planning
    • Inventory Management
    • Planning Materials Requirements to Support Master Schedule
    • Planning Operations to Support the Priority Plan
  • Execution and Control of Operations
    • Execution and Control of Operations
    • Quality, Communication, and Continuous Improvement
  • Strategic Management of Resources
    • Understanding the Business Environment and Developing Corporate Strategy
    • Develop and Implementing Operations Strategy

For more information or to register, contact:
Derk Babbitt, Program Specialist
Phone: 801-957-5262
Email: derk.babbitt@slcc.edu

Course Information:
APICS Member Cost (per person): $1200
($720 for qualified companies and individuals)

APICS Non-Member Cost (per person): $1400
($840 for qualified companies and individuals)

Course Material:
Course workbook (included in price)
Additional study materials are available for purchase through APICS.

Effective Business Writing

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Registration Deadline: September 20, 2017
SLCC Miller Campus

Poorly written business documents can produce unintended results and potentially disastrous consequences. This course will help participants develop essential writing skills that translate to any form of business writing. Students will receive instruction on grammar, punctuation, sentence composition, organization, clarity and accuracy in written communication.

Participants will achieve clarity, organization, readability and accuracy in written communication, including:
  1. Intention of message
  2. Idea organization
  3. Expression of messages for understanding
  4. Importance of tone and avoidance of jargon
  5. Identifying and properly using parts of speech (noun, adjective, verb, adverb, etc.)
  6. Practicing proper sentence and paragraph structure
  7. Understanding abbreviations and acronyms (including when to spell out)
  8. Recognizing word agreement
  9. Identifying active vs. passive voice
  10. Practicing capitalization
  11. Understanding punctuation (commas, semicolons, colons, periods, dashes, exclamation point, etc.)
  12. Practicing email etiquette (including proper use of capitalization for emphasis and when not to use it in emails and other communication)

For more information or to register, contact:
Debbie Patten, Workforce & Economic Development Specialist
Phone: 801-957-5244
Email: debra.patten@slcc.edu

Cost (per person): $300 (Qualified Salt Lake County companies pay only $150.00 per person; see Debbie for details)

Leading Multigenerational Teams

Thursday, October 19
8 a.m. - Noon
SLCC Miller Campus
Registration deadline: Thursday, Sept. 28

Today’s leaders are navigating the largest demographic shift ever seen in the workplace. With four generations represented in significant numbers, the workplace is changing rapidly and leaders need to learn generational intelligence that allows them to bridge generational gaps. Managing multiple generations in your workforce produces a competitive advantage for innovative organizations.

See flier for details.

For more information or to register, contact:
Derk Babbitt, Program Specialist
Phone: 801-957-5262
Email: derk.babbitt@slcc.edu

Cost: $300/person
Note: Qualified Salt Lake County companies pay $150/person; contact Derk for details.

Customer-Focused Selling

November 2 and 3 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
SLCC Miller Campus

This highly interactive training helps participants quantify and improve the skills needed to execute a successful customer-focused and consultative selling approach. Each participant will complete a Selling Skills Assessment Tool (SSAT) during this two-day training. Participants will recognize how high-performance sales organizations operate, analyze individual areas of strength and weakness, and then work to develop the skill set to achieve better sales results.

The SSAT measures the five critical skills for a customer-focused and consultative approach to selling:

  • Building trust and credibility
  • Identifying client needs
  • Presenting products/services and articulating value
  • Handling objections and gaining agreement
  • Creating customers for life with effective positioning

Participants will learn to:

  • Acquire core competencies needed for effective sales consulting
  • Recognize the qualities of high-performance sales organizations
  • Analyze individual strengths, skills and areas of improvement regarding customer-focused selling
  • Analyze individual sales and judgement skills
  • Discuss targeted ways to increase sales production
  • Discuss customized ways to improve customer interaction skills
  • Assess the needs of prospects and clients more effectively
  • Articulate a message in the best way to be “heard”
  • Practice dealing with concerns or resistance, and gaining agreement

Course Information:
Early Bird Pricing by Friday, October 13 (per person): $900
($540 for qualified companies)

Cost after Friday, October 13 (per person): $1,100
($660 for qualified companies)

For more information or to register, contact:
Derk Babbitt, Program Specialist
Phone: 801-957-5262
Email: derk.babbitt@slcc.edu

Introduction to Supply Chain and Operations Management

Tuesday, November 7
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sandy

Students will be instructed in supply chain and operations management principles by participating in engaging discussions, multiple simulations and group activities during this one-day course. Participants will leave class with an understanding of how operational processes are handled within the framework of the entire supply chain.

Participants will learn to:

  • Examine logistics and distribution
  • Recognize and reduce the “Bull Whip Distribution Effect”
  • Understand process design and mapping techniques, including quality function deployment
  • Discuss the five logistics, distribution trade-offs and processes
  • Consider inventory management, including demand analysis and inventory models

To register or for more information, contact:
Debbie Patten, Program Specialist
Phone: 801-957-5244
Email: debra.patten@slcc.edu

Cost: $300/person
Note: Salt Lake County companies pay $150/person; contact Debbie for details.

Aerospace Manufacturing Certificate

Next class starts Jan. 18, 2018
Mon-Thurs, 4-9 p.m.
SLCC Meadowbrook Campus

Utah Aerospace Pathways guides motivated individuals into careers in composites and manufacturing with the growing Utah aerospace industry. People who successfully complete the 125-hour program earn an Aerospace Manufacturing Certificate, guaranteeing them an interview with partner companies.

After one year of successful work with a partner company, employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement for additional training and education.

See flier for important requirements and other information.

For more information, contact:
Bonnie Penrose, Program Manager
Phone: 801-957-5449
Email: bonnie.penrose@slcc.edu

Cost: $875