Glen Oaks Community College

Customized Training

Training Customized for your Employees

The Business Outreach and Services department has provided customized training programs to our employers in Three Rivers and Sturgis and surrounding area for more than 40 years. We can help you gain a competitive advantage in a challenging global marketplace through use of our ability to bring training to your site, assessment services, extensive instructor resources and flexible options for scheduling training and our state-of-the art facilities. GOCC customized training programs not only give your employees the skills to improve performance and deliver results, it also elevates morale by demonstrating your commitment to their success.
the skills to improve performance and deliver results, it also elevates morale by demonstrating your commitment to their success.
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When is Customized training the right solution for your company?

  • When you have a business or production problem
  • When you have an expansion of new business
  • When training can improve your company’s production/processes
  • When training can help meet customer requirements
  • When training can help improve measurable results
  • When on-site training works better for your schedule

Training Topics

At Glen Oaks you can receive the hands-on training you need to both understand and apply relevant manufacturing/business principles in a variety of training topics offered at the college.

Possible topics include:

  • 5’s, Improving Workplace Organization
  • 8-D Problem Solving
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Communication Skills
  • Core Tools
  • Customer Relations and Difficult Behavior
  • Project Management
  • Shop Floor Management
  • Six Sigma
  • Supervision

Additional Training Topics

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What follows below is a list of training topics to aid you in your planning. Please keep in mind that many of these topics are general in nature and may require joint discussion with GOCC to develop a plan that will meet your organization’s special needs. There are also many other training topics not included in which we can assist. Please feel free to contact Kristine Stevens for help with your company’s training needs. Any of these topics can be customized to meet your specific needs.

Leadership & Supervisory Skills

  • Understanding your Leadership/Communication Style and the Style of Others
  • Provide and Receive Effective Performance Feedback
  • Coaching for Optimal Performance
  • Effectively Manage Conflict
  • Motivate and Engage Your Employees
  • Establishing and Managing Performance Goals
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Transitioning to a Supervisor

Professional & Communication Skills

  • Proactive Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Managing Work Priorities
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Communication
  • Customer Service

Computer Services

  • Computer Basics
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Project Management

Industrial Manufacturing

  • CNC Machining
  • Welding
  • Electronics
  • Production Assembly

Safety Training

  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Safety Awareness
  • OSHA 10 & 30

Quality Programs

  • Core Tools
    • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
    • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
    • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Kaizen/Continuous Improvement
  • Kanban
  • Lean Simulation for Manufacturing
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Improving Workplace Organization (5S)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Toyota Production System (TPS)
  • ISO/QS 9000
  • ISO/QS 9000 Internal Auditing/Auditor Training
  • Six Sigma
    • Black Belt
    • Green Belt
    • Yellow Belt
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Geometric Dimensioning/Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • 8D Problem Solving
  • Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility

Other Topics

  • Measurement Skills
  • Productivity & Process Improvement
  • Languages
  • Crystal Reports
  • Shop Math
    • Basic
    • Advanced