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September 2022

Winning Teams- Lean Certification Series

Course Description The Winning Teams Lean Certification Series, supported by Kata practice is designed to provide participants with a solid foundation in basic lean principles, including hands-on experience in the application of those principles. The program includes 6 days of classroom instruction as well as a practical application project Classroom dates are: September 6th, September 27th, October 13th, October 25th, November 10th, November 22nd The classroom training will be delivered at Catalyst Connection offices. Online coaching sessions (available) during which…

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September 6 @ 8:30 am - November 22 @ 4:00 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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$2,400

October 2022

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditing 2 Day Training

Driving QMS Improvement with Effective Internal Audits  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 exercises to…

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October 4 @ 8:30 am - October 5 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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$495

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Training

Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Course Objectives Participants are introduced to the foundational aspects of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. GD&T is a specific method of communicating dimensions and tolerances for size, location, orientation, and form. The basic definition and objective of GD&T is: Geometric: A way of thinking about and communicating dimensions and tolerances for a product. Dimensioning: Calculating, recording, and communicating desired values for size, location, orientation, and form. Tolerancing: Calculating, recording, and communicating acceptable ranges for size, location, orientation,…

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October 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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$365

People Empowerment Workshop Series

A program for frontline leaders to mid level managers. Cohort 2 begins October 12th. Register today! Join us for this four part People Empowerment Workshop Series that will meet every other week on  October 12th, 27th, November 9th and 23rd. Enhance the key skills necessary to effectively lead any organization’s most precious asset – its people. Strengthen your personal and professional skills through creating awareness, reinforcing learning concepts and taking action with five 1:1 personalized coaching sessions. This series includes 16…

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October 12 @ 8:30 am - November 23 @ 12:30 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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$1,450

AIM2LEARN: Friction Stir Welding Webinar

This webinar will help manufacturers answer the questions: What is Friction Stir Welding?  What are the benefits of the process?  What are the challenges?  How can we help your team?   About the Presenter:  Michael J. Pollock, Senior Director of Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing, Concurrent Technologies Corporation Michael Pollock is the Senior Director of Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing at CTC and is responsible for Business Development associated with Joining technologies. Mr. Pollock Leverages his education in mechanical engineering to apply…

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October 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Webinar Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States

Effective Root Cause/Corrective Action Training

The best approach to corrective action involves a thorough examination of possible causes, followed by careful analysis to isolate the root cause(s). Some of the most effective and practical tools for generating possible causes will be discussed (brainstorming, 5-Why, Is/Is Not, 8D, and others). Application examples of each of these tools will be presented and explained. Techniques for identifying options for corrective action and dealing with constraints will also be presented. The session will include a discussion of the characteristics of…

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October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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$295

Intro to Export Compliance Webinar

Export control laws are a complex set of federal regulations designed to protect national security, prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, further foreign policy, and maintain U.S. economic competitiveness. Unfortunately, the complexity of these export compliance regulations makes them difficult for manufacturers of all sizes to understand and follow. And the risk of not following the regulations can result in potential fines, loss of export privileges and jail time. Attend this Export Compliance Webinar to learn more on…

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October 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Webinar Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States + Google Map
No Cost

AIM2LEARN: Robotic Adhesive & Sealant Dispensing – Addressing Ongoing Difficulties and Problems of Manual Application Webinar

This presentation will discuss the problems and challenges encountered by manufacturers in the manual application of adhesives & sealants; the various specific industries/applications where this is solution applicable; and the Robot27 robotic solution that leverages industrial/collaborative robots to address needs in these areas.  The presentation will be a short PowerPoint presentation that will include short video clips showing actual material dispensing using the ROBOT27’s “Dispense” product.   Who Should Consider Attending:  This presentation will benefit anyone who is seeking a…

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October 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Webinar Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States

November 2022

Confident Women in Manufacturing and Their Path to Leadership Lunch & Learn

Diversity and inclusion are critical initiatives for company success. Creating a culture and atmosphere for women to advance and excel in leadership positions ensures revenue growth, customer satisfaction and innovation. Join us for a lunch and learn Tuesday, November 1st to explore how you can unleash your confidence and potential.  Hear from regional female leaders within the manufacturing industry including:  Lori Albright, President, Stellar Precision  Nadine Tripodi, Former CEO of Butler Technologies  Jan Lehigh, President, Alpine Packaging Toni Murphy, Vice…

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November 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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No Cost

Selling Through Distributors and Manufacturers’ Reps – Best Practices to Grow Channel Business

Course Overview Do you rely on independent reps and distributors to identify opportunities, develop new business and manage existing accounts? Are they performing as well as you had hoped? If not, you are not alone. These are challenging relationships. Building an effective rep or distributor network that brings in new sales takes hard work ... but it is possible. Selling Through Distributors and Manufacturers’ Reps is a one-day workshop where the trainer, Connie Palucka will share best practices and lessons…

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November 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST
Catalyst Connection 4501 Lytle Street, Building A, Suite 301
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States
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$300
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