Training and Events
Classes Offered by the MMEC
Customized training programs, designed to meet your company's specific needs, are our specialty.
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Principles and practices of quality system auditing will be enhanced with live system audits at a local manufacturing firm performed with experienced audit coaches.
Below are examples of Internal Quality Auditor trainings available:
ISO 9001: As part of your management system, conformance to the ISO 9001:2015 standard helps meet customer expectations for quality, attracting new customers and retaining others in a wide variety of sectors.
AS9100D: Provides students with a uniform interpretation of the standard requirements related to auditing of Aerospace Management Systems, and the examination evaluates participants as potential auditors.
ISO 13485: This training has been designed to give you the necessary skills to perform internal audits on an organization's Quality Management Systems for Medical Devices and to contribute to their continual improvement.
PCQI: This is a three-day class that can only be taught by a Lead instructor for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course. Successful completion of the class certifies the graduate as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI).
HACCP: A one-day workshop covers Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) history and all 12 steps of the Codex Alimentarius, Prerequisite Plans, SOP's, hazard identification, Critical Control Points, and other critical elements of your HACCP Plan.
FSMA: This one-day introductory workshop provides an overview of the current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and the regulatory rules that make up the new Food Safety Modernization Act. Appropriate for all individuals in the food industry as well as those who support the industry.
Small Business Development Center Webinar Series
Strategic DoingTM is an agile process that enables communities to form action-oriented collaborations quickly, guide them toward measurable outcomes & make adjustments along the way. To date, MMEC has facilitated 5 workshops in 3 regions, engaging 30+ teams of leaders to drive change in multiple industry sectors, including photonics, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing. Many more regional and industry-focused workshops are in the works. Stay tuned!
Watch a video developed by one of the collaborative teams about the Montana Photonics Industry Alliance
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Big Sky Manufacturing Collaboration
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Develop your Workforce with On-Demand Training from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) through MMEC
We have partnered with a premier online training provider to offer our Montana manufacturers access to online modules that will fit your production schedule in multiple industry segments, including the following:
Human Resources & Leadership Training
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On-site & Online Safety Training
Safety Fest Montana
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More About MMEC Training
MMEC can customize training for you and your workforce. These can be conducted on-site to enhance the results of abroader project or may be offered in public sessions across Montana. While we are well-known for our Lean and Internal Quality Auditor workshops, we do so much more. And we've added to our arsenal with Strategic Growth Planning: (1H2P) and customized Leadership training and a new Lean for Office and Administration that uses today's technology! We can customize other training to augment your growth plans and continuous improvements. We also assist in finding additional training resources to fit your needs.
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