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ADVANCED SOLIDWORKS

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.

Description: 

Updated for SolidWorks 2009

For those going beyond basics, this class consists of 3 days of advanced s assembly modeling and 2 days of SolidWorks advanced drawings. Got a model or assembly you think SolidWorks can do but you're not sure how to get there? The Advanced class is probably for you. The perfect class for achieving a well-rounded SolidWorks education. SolidWorks Essentials is required prior to taking advanced training.

(This class is limited to 10 participants)

AutoCad I at SUNY Ulster

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.

Location: SUNY Ulster (UCCC) Stone Ridge Campus, Stone Ridge, NY

Cost: $399

Description: 

AutoCAD I

Learn the commands and subcommands for the PC CAD system.  By completion of the course, the student will apply commands to produce simple two dimensional drawings.  Students are asked to bring a 4 GB flash drive to class.

Mon & Wed, June 6 - 29 * 5:30 - 8:30 pm

8 sessions * $399

DCM 1881-16 * HAR103, Stone Ridge Campus

To register, call SUNY Ulster at 845-339-2025 or visit us at sunyulster.edu/ce

or email training@councilofindustry.org and we will connect you with SUNY Ulster.

Continuous Energy Improvement Workshop

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.

Description: 

The Strategic Energy Group and the Council of Industry are offering a one- day training that covers the Continuous Energy Improvement (CEI) method, tools, and resources, and outlines the CEI process, expectations, and action items. This interactive workshop will include breakout working sessions and team building activities.  Each participant will leave with foundational work completed as well as a detailed action plan in order to begin implementing CEI at their respective facility. The workshop will provide a venue for the participating organizations to identify program sponsorship, begin a draft Program Scope and Energy Policy, and create an awareness plan. This training is intended for participation by each organization’s Plant Manager, Production Manager, Energy Manager, Operations Improvement Specialist, Maintenance and or Production Supervisor team members.

Goals and Objectives

  • Introduce elements of a Continuous Energy Improvement Process
  • Draft Energy Program Scope & Energy Policy
  • Identify Energy Team role and responsibilities
  • Understand how to Identify  Common Energy Wastes
  • Appreciate Importance of Employee Engagement
  • Begin work on a Strategic Plan
  • Develop performance indicators to monitor and track energy

Strategic Energy Group has been implementing CEI since 2005 and now has over 100 Energy Teams in place across North America. SEG has worked with companies such as M&M Mars, Hershey Chocolate, Campbell’s Soup, E&J Gallo Winery, Dole, Land O’ Lakes, Sam Adams Brewery, Kunzler, and Nike on the Continuous Energy improvement process.

Electrical Theory I at SUNY Ulster

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.

Location: Courses held at the BRC, Kingston, NY

Cost: 5 sessions * $200 reduced to $50 for qualified students

Description: 

Electrical Theory Basics serves as a solid foundation for technical career pathways.  This course includes components of the atom, electron flow through conductors, conductivity, series and parallel circuits, tracing circuits, trouble shooting, voltage and current resistance, AC/DC voltage, single and three phase, and Ohm's Law. 

 A lab component is included.

  DCB 1947-27

Register online at sunyulster.edu/ce or call us at 845-339-2025 or email training@councilofindustry.org and we will put you in touch with SUNY Ulster.

Partial funding available to NY State residents.

FACILITY MANAGER "GREEN" TRAINING AND IMPLEMENTATION

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.

Description: 

Sustainability is fast becoming a necessity, with companies seeking to take advantage of the benefits of energy efficiency, renewable energy sources, and sustainable business practices. Unfortunately, many facility managers do not have a sufficiently adequate understanding of sustainability or the experience in change management to take advantage of the cost savings and performance improvements associated with “going green.” In this six-week training program, resources, information, practical lessons and applications from field professionals will be provided for participants to complete a comprehensive facility assessment, develop a sustainability improvement plan, and take the first steps toward implementing sustainability practices including waste elimination, energy efficiencies, sustainable procurement practices, improvements to company culture and employee training and motivation. Topics to be covered include: green policy, green purchasing, marketing green, contractual negotiations, monitoring and record keeping, troubleshooting and compliance, green assessments and audits, and change management.

IMPORT/ EXPORT HARMONIZED TARIFF SCHEDULE

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.

Description: 

The training agenda will cover the following topics:

  • Early Trigger Rules: Learn to quickly identify and apply the four Early Trigger Rules that apply at the beginning of the classification process, including finished goods, parts, sets, incomplete unfinished and packaging.
  • HTS Location & Framework: Learn how to quickly locate virtually any product in the 97 Chapters of the HTS.
  • Section & Chapter Notes “Made Easy”: Learn how to quickly understand and apply all Section and Chapter notes with five simple strategies.
  • HTS Coding: Learn the secrets to HTS number sequencing and positioning that you will never forget, including our exclusive “indent to indent” and our “apples to apples” rule
  • Decoding the Language of the HTS: Learn how to quickly understand and apply the 20 most common and complex phrases and terms of the HTS, and the three types of attributes.
  • Classification of “Simple Items”: Learn how to quickly and accurately classify those products named-by-name.

Complex Classifications: Learn how to spot, research and classify complex classifications. Learn the 13 most important legal resources and how they can help support virtually any HTS classification, including how to navigate and use CROSS.

  • Binding Ruling Requests: Learn how to identify the need for a binding ruling and how to prepare a winning Ruling request.
  • Defender Tool: Learn how to quickly document and defend any HTS classification, using both the Masters Method Defender Tool and the automated defender tool, “Classification Master” to consistently store and maintain all your HTS classifications.

The training will include the following hand-out materials:

  • Masters Method 8 Step Process Flow
  • Masters Method EO Parts List
  • Training program workbook covering key concepts and for use in taking notes
  • HTS Classification Training Resource Book for use in completing numerous classification exercises (for training purposes only)

Intro to Solidworks

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.

Location: Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY

Instructor: John A Ferraro, RA, AIA, NCARB

Cost: $450 per seat

Description: 

This is a hands on course, is for those who wish to have a good fundamental understanding of SolidWorks. It will cover all the basics, from part modeling, creating assemblies, and general design drawings and detailing. The course is weighted towards part design. This course is supported by SUNY Workforce Development Grant funding for members of the Council of Industry and other Hudson Valley manufacturers. The class runs Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 1st from 8:00 am-noon through the last week of June. The cost is $450 per seat.

To register email training@councilofindustry.org or call (845) 565-1355.

INTRODUCTION TO INNOVATION

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.

Description: 

The first course of the Innovation Series will include an introduction to modern theories of innovation, types of innovation, an examination of an innovative company, simple innovation: adjacencies; barriers to innovation: orthodoxies; and developing the innovation strategy and plan for the company. By the end of the course participants will understand contemporary best practices in innovation, be able to identify barriers to innovation within their own company and develop strategies to overcome them, and develop an innovation strategy and plan to implement in their business.

MATERIALS SCIENCE

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.

Date(s): May 28, June 4, and June 11

Location: Westchester Community College, Technology Building, Room T-148

Instructor: Len Spina, Department Chair of Mechanical Technology Department at Westchester Community College

Cost: $105 for single attendee, $95 each for two or more from the same company

To register click here

Description: 

This course will cover the following topics and will include scientific and practical applications as they relate to manufacturing:

  • Structure of Materials
  • Materials Properties & Testing
  • Ferrous Metals
  • Non Ferrous Metals
  • Plastics
  • Glass and Ceramics
  • Composites
  • Heat Treatment
  • Properties Modification

OUTDOOR LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATION OF LEDS

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.

Description: 

This one-day seminar on outdoor lighting technology and applications will focus on the application of LEDs (light emitting diodes) to outdoor lighting sites. The seminar will be designed to increase attendees’ knowledge and awareness of lighting assessment and design strategies for outdoor lighting applications, analysis of energy-efficient LED lighting systems, and the application of LEDs to outdoor locations including streets, parking areas, pedestrian areas, and other outdoor lighting applications.

Specific topics to be covered in the seminars include:

  • Lighting Terminology and Measures
  • Outdoor Lighting Site Assessment and Evaluation
  • Outdoor Lighting Design and Application Strategies
  • Nighttime Vision and Its Implications in Outdoor Lighting
  • Light Pollution LED
  • Lighting Systems for Outdoor Applications
  • Lessons Learned in Outdoor Lighting Applications

PHOTOVOLTAICS

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.

Description: 

This course will cover silicon photovoltaic devices including the physics, ideal models, device parameters and design, and device fabrication. Crystalline, multi-crystalline and thin film devices will be reviewed. Class will include a discussion of PV applications and economics.

PLC Training

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.

Instructor: Dr. Cynthia V. Marcello

Description: 

Day 1:

  • History of PLCs
  • Parts of PLC
  • Principles of PLC Operation
  • PLC Hardware Components (I/O Modules and Memory Specifications)
  • Number Systems and Codes
  • Fundamentals of Logic

Day 2:

  • Basics of PLC Programming
  • Introduction to PLC Wiring Diagrams and Ladder Logic Programs
  • Introduction to LogixPro 500
  • Programming Counters
  • Programming Timers

PROCESS PROFESSIONAL

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.

Description: 

Levels 1 and 2

This program focuses on developing the skills to successfully achieve process improvement on any process or service, process alignment (strategy/customer). The emphasis is on how to successfully deal with practical skills, leadership and communication issues in business process management, providing participants with an immediate toolkit and range of supporting resources. This workshop will prepare organizations to successfully introduce, manage and implement a sustainable process management approach and framework. It will utilize multiple real-world case studies in an interactive format.

Level One will cover how to eliminate the causes of work through the advanced process performance and optimization techniques for existing processes and services by using the four steps of CEMM to apply process diagnostics and identify improvement opportunities, and including techniques for determining points of failure and causes of work factors and optimization states.

Level two will address how to bring processes into alignment with the customer.

Topics will include: Process Alignment, Process Performance and Optimization Techniques, Team exercises, SCOs, and CEM Method.

PRODUCT ROADMAPPING

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.

Description: 

Product roadmaps are widely used to convey the future evolution of a product or product line. It is a powerful way to set and manage expectations, build better customer relationships, and gain valuable feedback. Best practice companies use product roadmapping as a collaborative way to develop credible product roadmaps that align with the markets, technology and business strategy.

Who will benefit:

The method and workshop is designed for 1) product managers who want to make their product roadmaps more useful for managing the product strategy internally; 2) managers who want better ways to align the plans for product, technology and marketing with business strategies, market needs, and resources; and 3) executives who want to see more strategic product roadmaps and to employ a common approach for developing, communicating and managing product roadmaps.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Product Roadmapping and Product Roadmaps
  • Getting Started with Product Roadmapping
  • Creating an Integrated Product Roadmap
  • Mapping Strategies and Plans to Market and Business Needs
  • Gaining Feasibility and Commitment
  • Application Tips and Techniques for Developing Product Roadmaps

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Introduction at SUNY Ulster

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.

Location: The BRC, Kingston, NY

Cost: 6 sessions $499

Description: 

This course contains an overview of Allen Bradley controller architecture, hardware, programming, ladder logic and troubleshooting. The course includes a hands-on lab component. Course is appropriate for engineering students who are looking to gain knowledge in this area as well as for engineers looking for professional development hours.

Suggested Prerequisite: Electrical Theory

DCB 1024-07 * Approved for 24 PDHs

Register online at sunyulster.edu/ce or call us at 845-339-2025, or email training@councilofindustry.org and we will connect you with SUNY Ulster.

Partial funding available to NY State residents.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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: 8:30 - 4:30

Location: BRC Kingston

Instructor: Dr. Kevin Caskey

Cost: $325 per person,

To register click here

Description: 

This course will introduce basic concepts including the definition of a project and the project manager’s job, how to develop success criteria, and how to engage project stakeholders. Topics will include:

    1. Introduction to Project Management
      1. What is a project?
    2. Project Selection
      1. Methods to select a portfolio of projects
    3. Requests for (project) Proposals (RFPs)
      1. Creating the RFP (the customer’s tasks)
      2. Responding to a RFP (the contractor’s tasks)
    4. Defining the Project
      1. Defining the project scope
      2. Establishing project priorities
      3. Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
    5. Estimating Project Times and Costs
      1. Quality of Estimates
      2. Top-down vs Bottom-up estimating
      3. Level of detail
      4. Types of costs
    6. Developing a Project Plan
      1. Developing the network of project activities
      2. PERT/CPM
    7. Managing Risk
      1. Risk assessment
      2. Contingency planning
    8. Scheduling Resources and Costs
      1. Types of resource constraints
      2. Resource allocation methods
    9. Leadership: Being an Effective Project Manager
      1. Managing project stakeholders
    10. Managing Project Teams
    11. Outsourcing: Managing Inter-organizational Relations
    12. International Projects

     Microsoft Project will be used as a demo for the following tasks:

    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Estimating Project Times and Costs
    • Developing the network of project activities
    • Scheduling Resources and Costs
    • Tracking project progress

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READING AND UNDERSTANDING BLUEPRINTS

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 - 4:00 pm

Location: SUNY Orange Newburgh Campus, Great Room, Kaplan Hall

Cost: $95 per person or $75 each for two or more from the same company

To register click here

Description: 

Who should attend: Machine operators, quality control inspectors, shop supervisors, metalworking manufacturing personnel, engineering managers, and other manufacturing persons interested in learning to read manufacturing prints or updating their knowledge in this area. Participants will learn to identify the essential details and interpret the dimensions and tolerances found on engineering drawings.  Actual blueprints for hands-on study will be available.

Description: A six hour, one day hands on program will enable participants to accurately and effectively use blueprints to obtain the information they need to do their jobs. Topics will include:
• Blueprints – Are they really blue?
• Reading Prints
• Proper handling of prints
• Scrutinize the Details
• Symbols and schedules
• Each Kind of Line Has a Meaning
• Locating and Reading Information Blocks
• Graphic Scale vs. Stated Scale
•Tolerance - Allowable degree of deviation from given dimension
• Component Name
• Intended Use
• Blueprint or Part Number Associated with the Component
• Name of the Company or Engineer that Designed the Component
• Orthographic Projections: top or plan view, elevations or side views
• Sections
• Isometrics and perspectives
• Viewing the Blueprint as a Whole Diagram – How Parts Work Together
• Specifications and notes
• Materials List

SOLIDWORKS ESSENTIALS

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: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Dutchess, Poughkeepsie, NY

Instructor: CADimensions

Cost: $375 per person

To register click here

Description: 

This five day, hands on course, presented by CADimensions, is for those who wish to have a good fundamental understanding of SolidWorks. It will cover all the basics, from part modeling, creating assemblies, and general design drawings and detailing. The course is weighted towards part design. This course is supported by SUNY Workforce Development Grant funding for members of the Council of Industry. The regular cost per seat is $1500; your cost through this program is $375 per seat.

**class is limited to 12 participants**

Solidworks Essentials at SUNY Dutchess

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: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Dutchess, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Instructor: CADimensions

Cost: $375 per person

Description: 

SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies.  Class will be held in a computer classroom with SOLIDWORKS software available for each student to use during class hours.  Course is limited to 12 students. Your course will be instructed by staff from CADimensions.

Email hking@councilofindustry.org to register or for more info.

Solidworks Essentials at SUNY Ulster

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: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Ulster (UCcC), Stone Ridge Campus, Stone Ridge, NY

Instructor: CADimensions

Cost: $1600 per person

Description: 

SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies.  Class will be held in a computer classroom with SOLIDWORKS software available for each student to use during class hours.  Course is limited to 12 students. Your course will be instructed by staff from CADimensions.

Mon - Thurs, May 23 - 26 * 8 am - 4:30 pm

4 sessions * $1,600

DCB 2036-01* HAR103, Stone Ridge Campus

To register, call SUNY Ulster at 845-339-2025 or visit us at sunyulster.edu/ce

or email training@councilofindustry.org and we will connect you with SUNY Ulster.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

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: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Dutchess, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Instructor: CADimensions

Cost: $300 per person

Description: 

Email hking@councilofindustry.org to register or for more info.

Solidworks PDM Standard

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.

Date(s): July 7

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: SUNY Dutchess, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Instructor: CADimensions

Cost: $225 per person

Description: 

Email hking@councilofindustry.org to register or for more info.

SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 for Report Writers

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.

Location: Ulster County Community College, Kingston, NY

Cost: $325 per person - $295 per person if two or more from your company attend

To register click here

Description: 

SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 for Report Writers

Class Goals

  •  Understand solutions and projects.
  • Design basic reports.
  • Enhance reports with formatting.
  • Effectively group and summarize data.
  • Work with parameterized reports.
  • Incorporate charts and custom maps.
  • Work with drillthrough reports.
  • Manage reports.
  • Utilize Report Builder.

    Class Outline

    SSRS Overview and Tools
    • Reporting Services Features
    • Tools Available with SQL Server 2012
    • SQL Server Documentation

    Working with Solutions and Projects
    • Working with SQL Server Data Tools
    • Understanding Solutions and Projects
    • Working with the Visual Studio Interface

    Creating Basic Reports
    • What is a Data Source?
    • What is a Dataset?
    • Using the Report Wizard
    • What is Tablix?
    • Creating a Tabular Report
    • Creating a List Report
    • What is a Matrix?
    • Deploying a Project

    Formatting Reports

    • Working with Text Boxes
    • Rich Text Formatting
    • Managing Text Boxes
    • Drawing Lines and Boxes
    • Images

 

THE INNOVATOR'S DILEMA

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.

Description: 

The second course of the Innovation Series will provide a review of Clayton Christensen’s concept of the innovator’s dilemma and help participants to understand the implications of the innovator’s dilemma on successful firms. Participants will examine the concepts of the innovator’s dilemma and identify trends in their firm and in their industry that are early warnings of the innovator’s dilemma and disruption, and develop strategies and plans that will allow them to anticipate and overcome this threat.

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF OPEN INNOVATION

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.

Description: 

The final course of the Innovation Series will review multiple theories of open innovation, including open outside, open inside, and the use of brokers and other third parties. The course will include a discussion of the pros and cons of open innovation, including the issue of protecting intellectual property, and a review of best practices in open innovation: IBM, P&G, Whirlpool, and others. Participants will learn about the value of open innovation approaches, criteria for selection of the correct approach for each business, and development of open innovation strategies and plans. Finally, participants will understand which approach to open innovation, if any, applies to their business, and develop a preliminary open innovation strategy and action plan.

VACUUM SYSTEM DESIGN

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.

Description: 

This course deals with the principal aspects of system design, including materials selection, fabrication techniques, pump selection, sizing pumps and vacuum piping to a chamber, determining pump down-time, leak rate specification, and surface preparation procedures. Methods for determining ultimate pressures are also discussed.

The course demonstrates that establishing the vacuum environment is the primary criterion for designing, constructing, and operating a vacuum system. A wide range of vacuum environments are discussed, from rough to ultrahigh vacuum, with emphasis on achieving a well-defined degree of vacuum.