Classes

    
   
FEATURED CLASSES  

      September 9 - December 16 (Semester 1) & January 4 - April 7 (Semester 2) 
     |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  TMA

   Related Theory Year 1

     The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover industrial math, industrial print reading, the basics of machine shop
     theory, and computer integrated machining. 

     Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments is required before registration. If these assessments have been completed, documentation is
     required.​ Proof of high school diploma or GED required.

     Deadline for Workkeys Testing : 7/20/20
     Member Price: $1,925.00
     Non-Member Price: $3,900.00

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     September 8 - December 15 (Semester 1) & January 5 - April 8 (Semester 2) 
     |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Mondays & Wednesdays  |  TMA

   Related Theory Year 1

     The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover industrial math, industrial print reading, the basics of machine shop
     theory, and computer integrated machining. 

     Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments is required before registration. If these assessments have been completed, documentation is
     required.​ Proof of high school diploma or GED required.

     Deadline for Workkeys Testing : 7/20/20
     Member Price: $1,925.00
     Non-Member Price: $3,900.00

     Register

 
 
June 1 - June 24 |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Mondays & Wednesdays  |  Online
Virtual Mastercam Mill

This introductory class will cover all aspects of operation, system orientation, operator interface, configuration, and 2D geometry construction for the CNC mill. Students will use Mastercam software to create part geometry and verify and assign machining toolpaths to geometry. 
Member Price: $700.00
Non-Member Price: $950.00

*Webinar Bundle Pricing available upon request​

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June 3 |  9:30 am - 10:00 am  |  Wednesday  |  Online
Webinar | Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence

No matter the role or industry, emotions impact our work every day. Learn to profit from them at work and at home with this webinar created by experts, for individuals or teams at any scale.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 4 |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Thursday  |  Online
Webinar | Resolving Conflicts at Work

Effective conflict management is an essential skill for every leader and aspiring leader. When harnessed productively, conflict can be a force to build both company culture and competitive advantage.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 4 & June 5 |  8:00 am - 4:00 pm  |  Thursday & Friday |  TMA
Lean Overview for Leaders

This workshop focuses on establishing and integrating an effective internal auditing process and initiative, with a significant emphasis on understanding and utilizing practical auditing techniques. As part of this seminar, the new ISO 9001:2015 Standard will be reviewed and evaluated, in order to fully understand the impact of the requirements and how they will affect the internal audit process. It addresses interpreting the requirements and ensuring system compliance, as well as ensuring maximum value added to your organization.
Member Price: $750.00
Non-Member Price: $1,000.00

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June 9 |  10:30 am - 11:30 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | The Multi-Generational Workforce

Watch this webinar now to create a strategy to utilize multiple tools to help a multi-generational workforce. Each group is at a different life stage — and each respond differently to the advancements in consumer technology that have transformed how we communicate.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 11 |  9:30 am - 10:00 am  |  Thursday  |  Online
Webinar | Dynamic Decision Making

The modern business environment requires managers to make effective decisions in a dynamic and uncertain world. How can such dynamic decision making (DDM) improve? The current study investigated the effects of brief training aimed at improving DDM skills on a virtual DDM task.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 16 |  9:30 am - 10:00 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | Creative Problem Solving, Innovation, and Imagination

Whether you are new to deliberate creativity, innovation training, and change leadership, or looking to refresh your daily creative practice, check out our webinar to amplify your imagination, creativity and innovation skills!
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 19 |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Thursday  |  Online
Webinar | Diversity & Inclusion

Smart business leaders like you know that creating inclusive, diverse workplaces is more than just a “nice” thing to do. Research shows that diverse teams are more creative, more innovative and higher performing. Diversity in the workplace can actually increase an organization’s bottom line.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 23 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | Effects of Focused Coolant on Turning and Partoff Applications

Topics include:
•  How it extends tool life
•  How it solves chip control problems
•  How to maximize coolant’s effect during metal cutting
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: $35.00

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June 23 |  9:30 am - 10:00 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | Fundamentals of Effective Communication

Effective communications skills are crucial to successful management. Learn how to control your message with clear communications strategies. You’ll learn to recognize communication barriers, assess styles and behaviors, and learn how to listen more effectively as well.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 25 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Thursday  |  Online
Webinar | Dealing with Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

We frequently need to have difficult conversations with employees and key stakeholders. Learn how you can guide these challenging circumstances toward productive outcomes.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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June 30 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | Knurling

Topics include:
•  Cut type knurling vs form type knurling
•  Different types of knurling tools and their proper application to specific shapes and sizes of workpieces
•  How to knurl different types of materials, including steels, aluminum, stainless steels, high temp alloys, titanium, hard plastics, brass, etc.
•  How to calculate knurling parameters before starting a job
•  How to eliminate double-tracking
•  Best practices and trouble-shooting
•  What to avoid
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: $35.00

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June 30 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | How to Deliver Dynamic Presentations

Your message must resonate with the audience. How you say it—your delivery—is important. It often takes a dynamic delivery to get people to pay attention, listen, and fully consider your ideas.
Member Price: $75.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00

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July 7 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am  |  Tuesday  |  Online
Webinar | Anti-Vibration Boring of Deep Bores
(Length to Diameter Ratio Greater Than 6xD)
•  How does  anti-vibration technology work
•  What applications warrant anti-vibration boring bars
•  How to choose the correct anti-vibration boring bar for a specific application
•  How to setup and run anti-vibration boring bars
•  Importance of insert macro and micro geometry on anti-vibration boring bars
Member Price: Free
Non-Member Price: $35.00

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July 8 - July 29 |  8:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Wednesdays |  Online
Virtual Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders Learning Journey helps your next generation of leaders prepare for their next career step within your business. It helps the individuals in your leadership pipeline build the confidence and capability for one of he most critical career shifts…becoming a people-leader.
Course Requirements: Access to a computer, internet, and phone. 
Member Price: $500.00
Non-Member Price: $700.00

*Webinar Bundle Pricing available upon request​

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July 17 - July 23 |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  Online
Virtual Tools for Frontline Supervisors

Tools for Frontline Supervisors is a forward-thinking, forward-doing learning experience that equips people-leaders with the capability and confidence to be more effective in leading themselves, leading others and leading the business.
Course Requirements: Access to a computer, internet, and phone. 
Member Price: $600.00
Non-Member Price: $850.00

*Webinar Bundle Pricing available upon request​

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July 27 |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  |  Monday  |  TMA
Forklift Safety 'Train the Trainer'

This ‘Train the Trainer’ program will help clarify OSHA regulations covering forklift safety and operation. Participants will leave the session equipped with the knowledge and resources to train their forklift operators.
Member Price: $250.00
Non-Member Price: $350.00

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July 30 & July 31 |  8:00 am - 3:00 pm / 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  |  Thursday & Friday  |  TMA
OSHA 10-Hour Safety Training

This General Industry 10-hour course is designed to provide a good general base of safety knowledge that participants can bring back to their facility. Students who complete this course will receive OSHA certificates.
Member Price: $400.00
Non-Member Price: $550.00

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August 13 |  8:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Thursday  |  TMA
Managing Performance

Explore the supervisor/manager role in managing performance. Understand the difference of managing performance and managing improvement, and when to use each approach. Practice having the conversations around performance that are sometimes challenging and learn techniques to engage employees in effective and meaningful dialog about performance – both at formal review time, and throughout the year. Managing performance can and should be a daily part of a leader’s role at your company – this course will help your managers be best prepared to be strong people leaders and drive strong performance within their team.
Member Price: $350.00
Non-Member Price: $500.00

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August 26 & 27  |  8:00 am - 4:00 pm  |  Wednesday & Thursday  |  TMA
Leading Your Organization Through Coaching

Leading Your Organization Through a Culture of Coaching is an immersive, experiential learning experience. By interacting with peers with similar challenges, participants learn they are not alone when it comes to coaching and feedback. This provides them with the confidence needed to have powerful conversations.
Member Price: $750.00
Non-Member Price: $1,000.00

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September 9 - December 16 (Semester 1) & January 4 - April 7 (Semester 2) |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Tuesdays & Thursdays  |  TMA
Related Theory Year 1

The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover industrial math, industrial print reading, the basics of machine shop theory, and computer integrated machining. 

Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments is required before registration. If these assessments have been completed, documentation is required.​ Proof of high school diploma or GED required.
Deadline for Workkeys Testing : 7/20/20
Member Price: $1,925.00
Non-Member Price: $3,900.00

Register

September 8 - December 15 (Semester 1) & January 5 - April 8 (Semester 2) |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Mondays & Wednesdays  |  TMA
Related Theory Year 1

The first year courses are the cornerstone of the Apprentice Program and cover industrial math, industrial print reading, the basics of machine shop theory, and computer integrated machining. 

Successful completion of WorkKeys assessments is required before registration. If these assessments have been completed, documentation is required.​ Proof of high school diploma or GED required.
Deadline for Workkeys Testing : 7/20/20
Member Price: $1,925.00
Non-Member Price: $3,900.00

Register

September 18 |  8:30 am - 10:30 am  |  Friday  |  TMA
Energy Procurement: What Energy Suppliers & Brokers Don't Want You To Know

Class will focus on the key aspects of both the electric and gas procurement in Illinois, a deregulated state. The class will be delivered from the perspective of a fully independent consultant (not an energy broker or supplier). This class can offer information and insight to individuals regardless of your level of experience buying energy.
Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

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October 12 |  8:00 am - 2:00 pm  |  Monday  |  TMA
Managing Within the Law

Managing Within the Law equips your people-leaders with the awareness and understanding that they are responsible for creating, maintaining and managing a diverse, equitable, inclusive, harassment-free, discrimination-free work environment. Not because the law requires it, because it’s what every employee is entitled to at work.
Member Price: $350.00
Non-Member Price: $500.00

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November 2  |  8:00 am - 4:00 pm  |  Monday  |  TMA
The Administrative Leader

Today’s administrative professionals juggle multiple responsibilities and interact with a steady stream of customers, vendors, and fellow employees. The office team has never been more challenged … more stretched … than they are today. Adapting to new technology, increased customer expectations, and the wide cast of characters they interact with daily puts great demand on their technical skills and more importantly, their interpersonal skills.
Member Price: $350.00
Non-Member Price: $500.00

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November 5 & November 6 |  8:00 am - 4:00 pm  |  Thursday & Friday |  TMA
Internal Auditing

This workshop focuses on establishing and integrating an effective internal auditing process and initiative, with a significant emphasis on understanding and utilizing practical auditing techniques. As part of this seminar, the new ISO 9001:2015 Standard will be reviewed and evaluated, in order to fully understand the impact of the requirements and how they will affect the internal audit process. It addresses interpreting the requirements and ensuring system compliance, as well as ensuring maximum value added to your organization.
Member Price: $550.00
Non-Member Price: $750.00

Register