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How to Hire an NC State Engineering Intern for $15 an Hour

How to Hire an NC State Engineering Intern for $15 an Hour

Recorded January 11, 2024
 

Standard Work for Lean Leaders: Going to Gemba with Purpose

Standard Work for Lean Leaders: Going to Gemba with Purpose

Recorded February 8, 2024
 

 


 

An Introduction to Micro-Credentials via the Cyber4RAM Digital Badge

An Introduction to Micro-Credentials via the Cyber4RAM Digital Badge

March 14, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Those interested in enhancing their experience and knowledge with micro-credentials. 
 
Key Takeaways:

  • Attendees will learn about micro-credentials and how they are perceived in manufacturing.
  • Attendees will see a demonstration of the Cyber4RAM badge, which can be earned by their technicians and helps to raise awareness of how to protect against cyber threats.

Presenter: Evelyn Brown
 

Understanding Mobile Robots - Are They a Good Fit?

Understanding Mobile Robots – Are They a Good Fit?

April 11, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Chief Technology Officers, Chiefs Operations Officers, Process Engineers & Technicians.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the characteristics and different types of AMRs
  • Learn the key elements of the safety of these systems
  • Identify the production metrics that should be scrutinized when considering adoption

Presenter: Jason Low
 

 


 

ChatGPT for Frontline Workers in Manufacturing

ChatGPT for Frontline Workers in Manufacturing

May 9, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Manufacturing professionals, frontline workers, team leaders, and technology enthusiasts looking to harness the power of AI to optimize manufacturing processes and overcome industry challenges.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding ChatGPT: Dive into the world of advanced AI as we demystify ChatGPT’s cutting-edge technology. Learn how it processes information, interacts in human-like conversation, and provides valuable assistance.
  • Frontline Challenges and AI Solutions: We’ll identify common challenges frontline workers face in manufacturing and demonstrate how ChatGPT offers practical solutions, enhancing efficiency and decision-making on the shop floor.
  • Real-World Use Cases: Gain insights from case studies where ChatGPT could be successfully implemented. Understand how its application can simplify tasks, from troubleshooting and maintenance to training and quality control.
  • Seamless Integration into Workflow: Discover strategies for integrating ChatGPT into your manufacturing workflow. 
  • Interactive Q&A Session: The webinar concludes with Q&A, allowing you to discuss your questions.

Presenter: Adrianne Kroll
 

How to Start A Safety Program on A Budget

How to Start A Safety Program on A Budget

June 13, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Businesses that want to know how to develop a safety program that meets OSHA’s expectations. 
 
Key Takeaways:

  1. Why you need a safety program
  2. The cost of not having a program
  3. How to ensure your safety program is on the right track.
  4. Available resources to support your efforts

Presenter: Holli Singleton
 

 


 

Supplier Matching as a Tool for Business Growth for North Carolina Manufacturers

Supplier Matching as a Tool for Business Growth for North Carolina Manufacturers

July 11, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Manufacturers with extended lead times and increased frustration with their current supply chain or those with excess capacity seeking supplier opportunities.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • What resources are available in NC
  • How you can tap into a network of suppliers in NC
  • Use a resource to help you map your current supply chain

Presenter: KeAnne Hoeg
 

Exploring Untapped Labor Pools: Recruiting Veterans for Manufacturing Career

Exploring Untapped Labor Pools: Recruiting Veterans for Manufacturing Career

August 8, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Manufacturing businesses with workforce shortages.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • Benefits of Hiring Veterans
  • Military Workforce Basics
  • Military Workforce Impediments
  • Veterans Transition Programs
  • Develop an Understanding of Military Occupational Specialties

Presenter: Michael Mullins
 

 


 

Innovation 101: How to Create and Advance Ideas

Innovation 101: How to Create and Advance Ideas

September 12, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Businesses with too little sales or marketing department.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how diversity, stimulus and fear all impact your innovation efforts
  • How to capture ideas in a consistent manner
  • Learn how to quickly advance your best ideas

Presenter: Kevin Grayson
 

How Much Would a Cyber Breach Cost Your Business?

How Much Would a Cyber Breach Cost Your Business?

October 10, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Anyone who owns or operates a small to midsize business or is vulnerable to a cyber leak.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • What is the current cyber security threat landscape
  • How much will it cost you if breached
  • Focusing on cyber security before an incident happens is more cost-effective and protects you from the many risks cyber-attacks pose

Presenter: Brian Vigna
 

 


 

Smart Sensors…Your Smart Manufacturing Journey Starts Here!

Smart Sensors…Your Smart Manufacturing Journey Starts Here!

November 14, 2024 | 10-11 a.m. | Virtual
 

 
Who Should Attend: Electrical Engineers, Process Engineers and Technicians.
 
Key Takeaways:

  • Learn the difference between a switch and a “smart switch”
  • Discover where some standard smart sensors are used in manufacturing
  • See how easy it can be to add smart sensors to legacy equipment/systems

Presenter: Jason Low