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Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership at SUNY Rockland

The Council of Industry has offered quality supervisory training to its members in the Hudson Valley for over 20 years. The Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership is a comprehensive group of courses that prepares supervisors for their challenging positions at manufacturing facilities.

The program is designed to offer particular skill sets through day long courses designed by manufacturers to help participants meet the challenges of the modern workplace. Participants who complete the required courses are presented with the Certificate in Manufacturing Leadership presented by the Council of Industry and Rockland Community College.

All courses are full-day classes (from 9am – 4:30pm) and are held at Rockland Community College. (Map of RCC Suffern Campus)

Though participants are encouraged to complete the course series for the most comprehensive supervisory education, the Council welcomes individual course registration as well.

PROGRAM COST

One Day Course
Single Member: $200.00
Two or More From Same Company: $175.00 each
Single Non-Member: $375.00

Fundamentals of Leadership 

Single Member: $400.00
Two or More From Same Company: $350.00 each
Single Non-Member: $700.00

Entire Program

Single Member: $1,450
Two or More From Same Company: $1,275 each
Single Non-Member: $2,875
Two or more from the same company (non-members) $2,325

Find out about funding available through WDI for Weschester and Putnam county manufacturers - click for WDI brochure.

Click here to register for the entire program or for individual courses.

Certif. in Mfg. Leadership - SUNY Rockland Courses:

Best Practices & Continuous Improvement

Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members

To register click here

Description: 

In this workshop you will learn the concepts of continuous improvement and the methods used to identify and prioritize problem areas. You will use some of the basic tools used to benchmark, develop and implement quality and productivity improvements.

Included will be in class exercise and how to integrate a Continuous Improvement Process in your company.

 Some topics include:

  • Establishing a baseline
  • Identifying and prioritizing problems
  • Application of Qualitative and Quantitative Analytical Tools
  • Five Step Continuous Improvement Cycle, the Deming cycle, Basic Lean Principles and elements of Six Sigma

 

EHS Essentials

Date(s): November 29, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Instructor: HRP Associates

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members

To register click here

Description: 

The Council of Industry offers this course to provide frontline supervisors with Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) essentials applicable at most manufacturing operations. This core course reviews safety and environmental regulations which all managers should understand to better monitor and manage facility risk, hazards, and environmental and safety obligations.  The one-day session reviews the following critical path EHS topics:

  • Accident reporting and associated record-keeping
  • Global harmonization and SDS availability
  • Basic Personal Protective Equipment: feet, ears, eyes, breathing, and associated medical monitoring
  • Industrial hygiene including chemical sampling, exposure thresholds, dosimeter studies (noise), and ergonomics
  • Forklift awareness and training
  • Fire prevention plans, facility safety plans, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), emergency planning
  • Machine and electrical safety/Lock-out-Tag-out (LOTO)
  • Confined space and Elevated work (fall protection/scaffold)
  • Chemical management & waste storage, chemical and petroleum tanks, and the role of environmental permits

Fundamentals of Leadership

Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Instructor: Rebecca Mazin, Recruit Right

Cost: $400 single member, $350 each multiple members from same company, $700 non-members

To register click here

Description: 

This class takes managers and supervisors on a two-day journey that begins with a discussion of great leaders and the characteristics they demonstrate. This discussion sets the stage for a program that allows participants to identify their own individual style and gain tools and techniques to make their personal strengths most effective. Attendees complete the Everything DiSC Workplace Profile, a nonjudgmental personality tool for understanding their behaviors in the workplace. Leaders use this knowledge to understand behavior across four primary dimensions. DiSC Profile information creates a baseline for exploration of skills and techniques to enhance leadership effectiveness including:

  • Individual approaches in response to different workplace styles.
  • Best practices for working with particular styles.
  • Tools for identifying styles in others.
  • Balancing approaches to build effective workplace relationships.
  • Emotional intelligence and communicating intentions.
  • The essentials for establishing SMART goals.
  • Building a team through targeted recruitment and behavioral interviewing.

 

Human Resource Management Issues

Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Instructor: Jackson Lewis , P.C.

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members

To register click here

Description: 

This class identifies and explains key legal issues that a manager may have to address in the workplace today. It helps current and future managers realize their responsibility to understand and enforce the employment laws that speak to these issues which can minimize their chances of ending up in court.

This course will cover:

  • Employers’ rights and obligations
  • Employment laws
  • Regulations governing business
  • Hiring
  • Performance & discipline issues
  • Affirmative action.

 

Making a Profit in Manufacturing

Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Instructor: Steven Howell, CPA, DABFA, Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members

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Description: 

Who should attend:

  • Supervisors  •  Team Leaders   •   Lead People  •    Department Heads
  • Anyone with budget or financial decision making responsibility

 Think like a CFO !

Should we add another shift?  Can we afford that new machine?  How much should we charge our best  customer for the new widget we are making?  What is the cost of scrap and wasted set-up time?  To know the answers to these and  countless other questions you need to be able to think like a Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

 Let’s face it, manufacturers are in business to make money. Through case studies and examples participants will learn how a manufacturer can use financial ratios and other measures of financial performance to monitor its  operations, effectively reduce risk, and maximize return. Topics of discussion will include understanding basic financial statements such as the balance sheet and income statement. We will also learn key performance ratios and how to apply them.

 

 

 

Positive Motivation & Discipline

Date(s): December 13, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Instructor: Rebecca Mazin, Recruit Right

Cost: $200 for a single member, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 for non members

To register click here

Description: 

Positive Motivation and Discipline is a full day course that expands your managerial range to its fullest potential and gets your employees motivated to do the job at hand.  The information presented includes understanding your role and the impact  you have on your most difficult employee, the art of  positive feedback, rewards and recognition, techniques and counseling and general performance improvement techniques. 

These topics will tie directly to the five domains of leadership to be covered as follows:

  • The Supervisor / Subordinate Relationship
  • Peer Interaction
  • Transformation Leadership
    (keeping staff motivated while moving in new directions)                                                                                     
  • Process Improvement
  • The Manager as a Team Leader

 

Problem Solving & Decision Making

Attention: This course is not currently being run. If you are interested in this training please contact the Council of Industry or phone us at (845) 565-1355.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Rockland

Cost: $200 single Council members, $175 each for two or more from the same company, $375 non-members

To register click here

Description: 

In today’s fast-paced business climate, knowing how to solve problems and make decisions efficiently and effectively is highly important. There are many ways to go about solving a problem or making a decision, but if people in an organization can learn common strategies and procedures for problem solving and decision-making, then they can learn to work together collaboratively in facing the challenges of their organization.

This class will cover:

  • Stating the problem accurately •  Controlled brainstorming   •  Analyzing the data   •  Pareto Analysis

 

Each team gathers data on their defined problem from step 4 above. Construct a Pareto Chart using the collected data and then will present to class the results of the Pareto analysis. There will be discussion on:

  • How do we get to the solution phase?

              * PPA Potential Problem Analysis

              * Business case analysis

              * Solution matrix

  • Testing the solution 
  • Implementation and Process change

              * Other problem solving tools SPC

              * Empowered employee