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Technology and Workforce Development

The Office of Continuing Education offers classes online, as hybrid options, in our classrooms or at your location.  Please contact us @ 860-832-2277 to discuss any option.

CCSU offers a variety of technical courses to support your growing business.  We combine the expertise of industry experts, academic experts and our professional staff to support you and your business.  Join any of our open enrollment programs and talk to us about bringing a program to your business.

 

Technology and Workforce Development Programs

The Fundamentals of Agile Project Management training workshop is a program designed to equip participants with the core principles and practices of Agile project management.

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This program is designed to help workers develop the basic skills required for visualizing and interpreting industrial prints, skills which are essential to the success of any quality improvement or scrap reduction effort.

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Learn and practice crucial conversations, setting clear expectations and goals, providing positive and motivational feedback, delivering opportunity for improvement feedback and interactive coaching.

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This one-day course is for individuals who need to learn to effectively resolve conflict as part of their work role.

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This highly interactive two-day course explains the principles behind technical risk management and shows how to apply these using the FMEA methodology.

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Based on ASME Y14.5-2009, this instructor-led introduction course simplifies GD&T learning using mostly visual material to explain basics of GD&T application, interpretation and verification as well as implications from design to manufacturing. Exercises are used throughout the course.

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GIS Essentials Certificate consists of 2 courses taught in the on-line/classroom (when possible) hybrid format. The first course is GIS Fundamentals.  Each course will run for 10 weeks (20 weeks for the certificate) during the spring and fall semesters.

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The GIS Essentials Certificate consists of 2 courses taught in the online format. Each course will run for 10 weeks (20 weeks total for the certificate) during the spring and fall semesters.

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Looking to polish those presentation skills for small, medium or large audiences? Practice, Practice Practice!

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This course covers the fundamentals of auditing and specific techniques thereof. Included will be review and interpretation of the ISO 13485:2016 Standard as well as application of techniques during audit scenarios.

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This course covers the fundamentals of auditing and specific techniques thereof. Included will be review and interpretation of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard as well as application of techniques during audit scenarios.

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This workshop is intended for individuals who are leading change initiatives whether larger-scale organizational based change, department change, or process improvement initiatives. This interactive workshop provides participants with information and tools to lead change. It covers the types of organizational change, impacts of change, stages of change, an eight-step change model, and strategies for leading individuals and groups through change.

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Looking to achieve breakthrough improvement in business process performance, enhance your problem-solving skills, and systems thinking? Then the CCSU Lean Principles & Practice Certificate Program is for you.

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This class uses practical shop floor examples to provide greater confidence in understanding the mathematics which are the foundation of many of the manufacturing processes and specification in use.

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The objective of this program is to provide project leaders with planning skills, and the confidence to effectively manage project teams of one or twenty – even when there is little formal authority over human and other resources.

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If you do not qualify for the PMP Exam, you can still take this course and apply to take the CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) exam through PMI. The PMP® certification is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers and is granted through The Project Management Institute, PMI, the world's leading project management organization.

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This class is offered in conjunction with Asnuntuck Community College. The class is held at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield. This week long workshop provides an overview of orientation to the manufacturing processes.

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Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action is a process for finding the true cause(s) of events, identifying and implementing corrective actions. This training will include tools for effective problem solving, FMEA & PFMEA, and application in various industries: medical, aerospace, automotive, & more!

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This program is hybrid delivery with some online learning, some virtual instructor led sessions and some face-to-face instructor led sessions.

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Green Belts are Six Sigma practitioners who do process and product improvement project work. The focus of Six Sigma is to reduce and control variation and waste in our processes based on the importance to the customer and the business needs. Students will be required to complete a project at the end of class.

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This program provides participants with the knowledge and tools required for leading self, individuals and groups to work effectively.

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