Statewide

From our historic and beautiful campus to communities across the State of Alabama, we are committed to providing an action-learning environment which enriches the overall experience.

Our Workshops

We are all about Leadership, Talent & Business - and transferring our knowledge and experiences to participants through providing best practices in applied action-learning methods.

Preventive/Predictive Maintenance

The heart of an effective maintenance strategy is a robust, risk-based preventive maintenance program. As the name implies, the focus of preventive maintenance is to prevent failures, premature wear or damage—to prevent the need for corrective maintenance. Unlike traditional programs, this session will provide a best practice approach to preventive maintenance. One that will significantly improve availability, reduce corrective maintenance and extend useful life.

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MRO Procurement & Inventory Management

Maintenance, repair and overhaul materials (MRO), excluding inventory, represents 50% or more of the total maintenance budget. MRO inventory adds millions more to the overall operating cost of the maintenance function as well as the plant. This session focuses on proven strategy, processes and methods to effectively manage this major expense. It is not intended to provide mastery of the unique skills required to procure, store and manage MRO inventory, but provides the knowledge that a maintenance manager must know to assure these critical functions are properly designed, implemented and utilize in his operation.

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Customer Service: Creating the "Wow" Experience

From hiring and developing the best team to rewarding excellent service, customer service culture begins with leadership. This workshop will create a positive work environment, decrease turnover and deliver the results of true customer service excellence.

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Managing Industrial Plant Maintenance

This session builds upon the knowledge gain in sessions 1 – 6 and provides practical guidelines to implement and maintain a viable maintenance program that can achieve and sustain world-class performance.

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Managing Facilities Maintenance

The processes and tools provided in sessions 1 – 6 are directly applicable to facilities, but must be tailored to the unique requirements of facilities assets and equipment, as well as the tenant-driven demands that govern operations and maintenance. This optional session, attended in lieu of session 7a, provides concise, best practices guidelines for application of the processes, tools and knowledge provided by this certificate course.

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Strategic Sourcing - Steps to Success

Strategic Sourcing - Steps to Success explores key areas considered critical to the future success of Supply Chain Operations. It moves today’s supply management activities from its typical tactical focus to the strategic focus needed to successfully implement the processes and methods needed to reach world class performance now and maintain it in the future.

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Supplier Risk Management

Risk comes in many forms and the key to insulating your supply chain against costly delays, or failures, can be found through various solutions and process changes. Instituting a collaborative mentality and consolidating data from your external systems results in the ability to buffer your operations from all major risk factors. This program is intended to show how to address major weaknesses in a structured and practical way.

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Supervision: Knocking on the Door to Supervisory Success

Supervision: Knocking on the Door to Supervisory Success, a two-day instructor-led classroom program, takes a practical and actionable approach to provide the answers to address these challenges. Navigating changing roles, expectations and performance demands are addressed in the context of the personal, interpersonal and organizational dynamics that group leaders live day-to-day.

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Leadership of Leaders

In developing effective leaders in today’s rapidly changing world, ongoing feedback is critical to a leader’s long-term success. The Leaders of Leaders Program is an engaging, world-class learning experience that focuses on providing leaders with an understanding of what it takes to lead successful organizations in the 21st century. Heightened self-awareness helps leaders leverage their natural strengths and helps them find ways to address their developmental areas in a positive, productive way. In this highly interactive, feedback-intensive 3 ½ Day program, participants are immersed in a powerful workshop that focuses on building a keen understanding of the individual’s leadership strengths and developmental opportunities. The workshop also includes feedback on behavioral preferences and thinking styles illustrated by the completion of and feedback on multiple psychometric assessment instruments.

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