Customized Training Classes

Business Development can provide customized training solutions to meet your manufacturing workforce development needs. This training can be delivered in your location and on your schedule. Current customized training topics include:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Shop Math
  • CNC Machining
  • Welding
  • Bearings & Lubrication
  • Electrical Systems

Open Enrollment Classes

LEAN Continuous Improvement Series   8am-4:30pm     Room A1222/1268 Conference Center
Fall 2014 dates TBD Illinois Manufacturing Team  

Register your company seat(s) at (click on “Events”) or call IMEC at 888.806.4632. Registration Deadline: TBD

The KC Center at Kishwaukee College is proud to offer IMEC resources to local manufacturers. If your company wishes to explore the LEAN manufacturing approach or if you have employees who require training in LEAN principles, our Lean Continuous Improvement Series provides an effective and cost-effective training option.

Designed by manufacturing professionals and delivered by IMEC's Lean Manufacturing Team, the course content and facilitation are based on real-life successes and bring practical solutions to today's manufacturing challenges. The course focuses on elimination of waste in a company’s business processes. Implementing Lean practices involves changing a work area or a business process to maximize efficiency, improve quality and safety, eliminate unnecessary motion and inventory, and save time and resources.

  • Lean 101
  • Lean Leadership/Change Management
  • Value Stream Mapping & 5/S Workplace Organization
  • Quick Changeover
  • Cellular/Flow Manufacturing
  • Pull/Kanban Systems & Total Productive Maintenance

Manufacturing Assistance Services

Business Development is committed to improving your productivity and technical knowledge through a variety of services, including:

  • ISO/QS Preparation and Quality Assistance
  • Lean Manufacturing Assistance
  • Information Technology/E-Business
  • Strategic Business Development
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Technical Information
  • Project Assistance
  • On-line Classes and Certificates for Manufacturing

On-line Classes and Certificates for Manufacturing

Learn anytime from anywhere. Our program features high-quality instructor-led and self-directed online courses and certificates. Choose a course of study from our online course catalog and take your learning needs to a new level. Enroll today (start anytime) or choose from a fixed start date. Kishwaukee College online catalog in association with JER Group, Inc. offers courses in over 125 different subject areas. Classes useful to the manufacturing industry are:

  • Compliance and Ethics in Organizations
  • Customer Relations Management
  • Foreign Language Training
  • Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO

Click on this link to view available courses:
All that is needed to take our courses is an email address, web browser and reliable Internet Access.

For more information contact:
Melissa Gallagher, Business Development Coordinator

Phone: 815-825-2086, ext. 3950
Fax: 815-825-2305

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