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November 2019

Print Reading and Engineering Drawing Practices

The foundational skills required to effectively understand and utilize information in drawings for manufacturing processes. Course Objectives Participants are introduced to the foundational aspects of reading and interpreting technical drawings.  At completion of the course, the participants will be equipped to identify and understand key information included on engineering prints. Course Overview The course will utilize a combination of instructor lead presentation material, student workbook exercises, and group discussions to cover the material.  If possible, students are encouraged to bring drawing…

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November 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$365

#Amplify and Ignite Impact: Power Moves for Women and Their Allies

Diversity and inclusion are critical initiatives for many companies. One element of this is creating a culture and atmosphere for women to advance to—and excel in—leadership positions. As we take a closer look at women and leadership, we see that it is not really a women’s issue; it’s a business issue.  DDI and The Conference Board collaborated on the Global Leadership Forecast, a survey of over 2,000 global organizations in all industries. DDI compared the top 20 percent high-performing organizations…

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November 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am EST
DDI 1225 Washington Pike
Bridgeville, PA 15017 United States
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No Cost

December 2019

Machine Vision Webinar

Improve your manufacturing operations through application of machine vision. Do you have a significant amount of visual inspection, measurement, or tracking and tracing requirements in your operation? If so, you could benefit from machine vision technology to improve your process effectiveness and efficiency. Join Catalyst Connection, CMTC, FuzeHub, and Impact Washington for a webinar - Machine Vision 101: an Introduction to Industrial Machine Vision.  The webinar will be presented by Raminder Sandhu, Advanced Automation Practice Lead, for CMTC in California.…

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December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Webinar Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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Professional Selling Skills Training

Course Objective: Top sales professionals know that their success is predicated on their customers. That focusing on the customers’ success is the only sure path to long term sales success. Today, customers are busier, and under more pressure to make good, cost-effective buying decisions. They are overwhelmed with information but have little time to decipher it. And, there is less tolerance for decisions that do not deliver the right results. Professional Selling Skills® reflects the skills used by world-class sales…

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December 11 @ 8:30 am - December 12 @ 4:30 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$995

ISO 9001 Internal Auditing 2 Day Training

Driving QMS Improvement with Effective Internal Audits Course Objective This course was developed considering the ISO 19011 standard and is designed to introduce the student to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard and prepare them to conduct effective internal audits. Interpretation of the QMS requirements and recognition of appropriate objective evidence to verify system implementation and effectiveness are addressed.  The “human factor” and ethics of auditing along with effective auditing techniques are presented along with case studies and other…

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December 17 @ 8:30 am - December 18 @ 4:30 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$495

Planning and Managing Resources Training

An organization’s success relies on everyone getting their jobs done and on time. Many are able to meet daily challenges and complete their assigned tasks and projects. However, there are some who have difficulty getting things done because of conflicting priorities, the task’s scope changes, or they might be prone to procrastination. They might also be unaware of all the resources available to them and how to utilize them effectively. This course helps associates develop the skills they need to…

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December 18 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$295

January 2020

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

A Tool for proactively evaluating processes and/or products and identifying ways to prevent defects Course Objectives Participants are introduced to the use of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to analyze a design or process in order to identify potential failures and consider improvement needs.  By assessing the severity of a potential failure, the likelihood that the failure will occur, and the probability of detecting the failure, potential issues can be prioritized for improvement. Course Overview The development of an effective…

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January 9, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$300

Essential Leadership Skills-Pittsburgh, PA

Course Objective Transform supervisors and managers into frontline leaders and coaches. Catalyst Connection has partnered with Developmental Dimensions International (DDI) to offer this powerful five-part program. This program develops the skills that leaders need for today’s business climate. Participants will learn how to support ambitious change efforts, address poor performers, develop employees using developmental feedback, and improve the organization’s overall culture. Benefits Participants will gain the knowledge required to: Reduce stress associated with the shift to leading others Act with authenticity…

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January 16, 2020 @ 8:30 am - February 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$1895

Cost Reduction for Manufacturing Companies Webinar

In this webinar, we will discuss why expense management is critical to the bottom line. The different processes for expense management will be reviewed, including discussion as to what the pros and cons are of each approach. We’ll take a look at the barriers to adoption of expense reduction initiatives. Finally, you’ll get to see actual case study results of manufacturing companies in the Western Pennsylvania area that have received benefit from using expense management services. With the information learned…

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January 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
Webinar Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
No cost

Lean Leadership-Sustaining Continuous Improvement

Have you ever tried to improve your processes or procedures to meet the demands of today’s customers and business environment, only to see the gains slowly fade away due to atrophy? The leadership and culture of the organization is the main reason for sustaining successes - not knowing how to be a leader and a coach is the reason we experience failures. This course explains how to recognize the gaps in our leadership abilities and shows you the difference between…

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January 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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$210
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