We are on the last leg of the third year of the Shift program which means this is the last time we will offer the following workshops at no cost. Seats are limited, so please register in advance to ensure a spot in the virtual class before we close out workshops for the Shift program. All workshops are now virtual and have been developed as a two-part series. 

Part 1: Online self-paced course to be completed prior to the live workshop.

Part 2: Live Zoom session to discuss, learn, and re-engage with the Shift community

Click the links below to register for both sessions with one registration form. Upon completion of registration, you will receive a link to access the online course in addition to a calendar invitation for the live Zoom session. Workshop information is also available at www.shiftmfg.com.

Additive 101 | January 20th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM

Develop a basic understanding of additive manufacturing and its opportunities for your organization through hands-on discussion and case study review with industry expert, Mark Barfoot. Register Here

Change Management | January 27th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM

You will discuss the importance of change management and how it can be used to more effectively achieve strategic goals. You will learn when change management is necessary, and will learn how to develop change management plans and employ change management tactics that are tailored to different types of stakeholders in the business. Register Here

Ideation | February 4th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM

Explore idea generating tools to improve innovative thinking for new product development, process improvement, and business optimization. Attendees will leave with an ideation toolkit and a better understanding of how to drive ideation in their organization and make it part of their company culture. Register Here

Strategic Planning | February 9th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM

This course will use interactive tools to help attendees think through how to focus organizational priorities, particularly considering technological, competitive, and market pressures, and how to identify what needs to happen to implement priorities and position organizations for growth.  Register Here

Leadership Development | February 16th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM

During the workshop, participants will learn about important leadership competencies, discuss how to implement competencies in their day-to-days, conduct a self-assessment to identify leadership strengths and weaknesses, and design a year-long Leadership Development Plan. Register Here

Robotics 101 | March 9th from 8:30AM to 10:30AM

Robotics 101 will introduce you to robotics and help apply and justify robotics and flexible automation for industry uses. Topics may include types of robots, robotic applications, safety, advancement in technologies, and current technology trends. Register Here


Questions? Contact Marissa Malone at mmalone@ewi.org