Other APICS Courses
Train the Trainer 

This course prepares professionals to teach adult training and development courses. Train the Trainer's eight lessons provide potential instructors with a successful and workable methodology that can be applied in teaching any subject. The lessons cover such topics as communication, effective media use, motivating learners, and meeting room layout. Computer-based presentation skills using presentation software and computers linked to projectors are also covered. 
In addition, the course includes an introductory section to help the instructor prepare for and follow up on the workshop and an appendix of student handouts.
During this two-day course, students will prepare and deliver short training sessions to the class. Each presentation is critiqued and suggestions for improvement are shared. Each is the learner's training sessions is video taped for their person record and review.
This is a very interactive course that prepares people for any public speaking activity although it focuses on small group, hands-on training.

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Learning Dynamics for Instructors 

The next step after completing the Train the Trainer course, Learning Dynamics examines the dynamics of the classroom and describes techniques for managing these dynamics to maximize adult learning. Designed for a workshop setting, this 10-session course is of specific interest to experienced trainers and educators. Workshop participants will gain a better understanding of adult learning principles and learning styles, in addition to discovering how to select appropriate training methods, improve questioning skills, use feedback, and handle challenging situations.
Workshop participants are involved in several interactive experiences throughout the two-day workshop. In addition, two profile instruments are integrated into the course to provide participants with insight into adult learning styles and interpersonal behaviors. 
During this two-day course, students will prepare and deliver short training sessions to the class. Each presentation is critiqued and suggestions for improvement are shared. Each is the learner's training sessions is video taped for their personal record and review.
This is a very interactive course that prepares people for any public speaking activity although it focuses on effectively managing the learning experience for the maximum learning potential of all attendees.

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Just-in-Time: Lean Operating Principles and Techniques

The Just-in-Time: Lean Operating Principles and Techniques instructor-led course was developed for professionals who already have experience in the resource management industry. The JIT course enables manufacturing and service organizations to eliminate waste, reduce lead times, and utilize resources more efficiently.
Participants of the JIT course 
  • examine methods for authorizing build and move of material
  • discuss the effect of JIT on supplier and customer relationships
  • learn the philosophies of lean manufacturing, kanban, and set-up time reduction.
The JIT course is easy to teach and ideal for training any size department or organization. 

Session topics include
  • Introduction to JIT Concepts
  • Continuous Improvement Methodologies and Techniques
  • Statistical Process Control and Pull Signals
  • Production Considerations and Material Logistics
  • Planning and Scheduling and Paperwork/Transaction Reduction
  • Human Resource Development and Involvement 
  • Integrating and Applying Different Techniques to Business Processes
  • Implementation Considerations

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