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October 2017

Supervisory Skills 101 & 102

October 3 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Leadership development is an investment in the future success of organizations. Leaders set the tone, the pace, the culture and image. By having all of your leaders on the same page, going in the same direction and having a mutual understanding and respect, organizations will be more successful. If you’re in a leadership position (or would like to be), this seminar is a great opportunity to learn new skills, enhance the skills you have and make your leadership a positive…

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Supervisory Skills 101

October 3 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Leadership development is an investment in the future success of organizations. Leaders set the tone, the pace, the culture and image. By having all of your leaders on the same page, going in the same direction and having a mutual understanding and respect, organizations will be more successful. If you’re in a leadership position (or would like to be), this seminar is a great opportunity to learn new skills, enhance the skills you have and make your leadership a positive…

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Training Roundtable

October 6 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Participants will be managers and coordinators responsible for any aspect of coordinating company training. Some topics discussed: current trends in delivery and content; training grants; training matrices; orientation/on-boarding; and leadership training. This Roundtable meets the first Friday; alternating October, December, February, and April. Training Roundtable Pricing:  Member: $75 for the first participant; $60 for each additional from an organization Non-Member: $125 for the first participant; $100 for each additional from an organization Register online or complete the attached form and email to Angie at angieecklund@eawm.net …

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Lunch N Learn – Cascading Goals

October 11 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Deb Tolsma with Relevant Learning Solutions will discuss the process of adopting goals at different levels within a company to ensure alignment between the organization’s objectives, and employees’ activities and goals.

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Supervisor Roundtable

October 12 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Participants will be supervisors in varying fields. Some topics discussed last year: meeting facilitation; orientation; policies; safety restrictions; quality; suggestion systems; time management; delegating; dealing with conflict; performance reviews and coaching; and more. This roundtable meets the 2nd Thursday of each month in the afternoon.  Pricing: Members: $75 for the first participant; $60 for each additional participant from an organization Non-Members: $125 for the first participant; $100 for each additional participant from an organization. Register online or complete the attached…

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Safety Roundtable

October 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Participants will be safety directors/managers and committee members whose responsibilities require them to keep abreast of compliance regulations and risk management. Some topics discussed last year: Current trends in safety; Q&A with MIOSHA CET; PPE analysis and training; safety culture and employee involvement; Lockout/Tagout program; visitor/contractor/temporaries training; ergonomics; emergency response; metrics; audits; and more. This roundtable meets the second Thursday of each month, October – May Register online or complete the attached form and email to Angie at angieecklund@eawm.net . Safety Roundtable Pricing:  Member:…

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HR Assistant Roundtable

October 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Participants will be new and/or support HR professionals. Topics may include compliance issues; continuing education and resources; HRIS systems and records management; recruiting/interviewing; orientation; training coordination; benefits administration; and workers compensation. This Roundtable meets the second Friday; alternating October, December, February, and April. Pricing: Member: $75 for the first participant; $60 for each additional participant from an organization Non-member: $125 for the first participant; $100 each for additional participants in an organization. Register online or complete the the form and…

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Build Your Organizational Capability for Problem Solving

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Successful companies can respond to ever-changing expectations because they use a reliable method for solving problems. When process results don’t meet expectations, the gap is considered a problem. Gaps are also created when customers change their requirements or businesses launch new growth goals. This collaborative workshop focuses on developing problem-solving capability throughout your organization. Topics include the benefits, basic components (root cause analysis, corrective measures, etc.), models available, and potential challenges. Come prepared to share your experience and learn from…

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Building and Sustaining Trust

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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What does trust have to do with business success? Everything. Trust is directly linked to employee engagement, retention, productivity, and innovation. Leaders who demonstrate trust and trustworthiness inspire higher levels of performance and organizational commitment. This course introduces the Trust Builders, actions leaders can take to build and sustain trusting relationships, as well as common trust breakers that can quickly erode or break trust. Applying these skills to build trusting relationships enables people to take risks, identify and solve problems,…

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MALMC Tribute to Industry & Labor Dinner

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lake House,
730 Terrace Point Blvd., Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The overall mission of MALMC is to be a positive force in Muskegon County by developing and strengthening good labor-management relationships, outside the collective bargaining process, through education and interactive programs. Please join us for the 40th annual Tribute to Industry & Labor Dinner Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Social Hour 5:00-6:00 pm Program & Dinner 6:00 pm The Lake House 730 Terrace Point Blvd., Muskegon, MI 49440 HAROLD J. WORKMAN Labor Management Cooperation Award will be presented Cooperative Efforts are…

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Wellness Roundtable

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Participants will be managers, coordinators and team members who are responsible for organizations’ wellness; including evaluating needs, developing programs and events, communicating company wellness vision and strategy, promoting events and participation, tracking statistics, participation and ROI.  Topics for discussion may include; tobacco cessation programs; pandemic planning; employee programs; incentives and rewards; branding wellness; team meetings; postings and brochures; websites, technology and other resources; budgets and ROI; employee interest and satisfaction surveys; communicating and selling wellness programs to executives and employees;…

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Legal Briefing – Drug Policy Update

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Dr. Melissa Linner from Mercy Health and Andrew Cascini from Miller Johnson will discuss: General drug policy concerns Best practices in handling situations Marijuana Usage policy False/positives Chain of Custody MRO process  

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MIOSHA – Parts 17, 39 & 40 – Electrical Standards for General Industry & Construction

October 25 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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This two-day seminar will thoroughly discuss the requirements of MIOSHA safety standards for electrical related work practices for both construction and general industry. Topics include complete review and interpretations of the standards, electrical safety case studies, important definitions, description of hazardous classifications, interactive discussions, and exercises designed to enforce the concepts presented. It is strongly recommended that students review MIOSHA General Industry Standards Parts 39 & 40 at www.michigan.gov/mioshastandards before attending this seminar. Date: October 25 & 26, 2017 Time: 9:00-4:00…

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Sound Safety Practices – Required Written Programs

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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MIOSHA regulations often require the employer have written programs. Failure to have written programs is often the subject of citations. This seminar will help the employer: Identify which MIOSHA regulations apply to their work site Identify which MIOSHA regulations require the employer to have written program Determine what qualifies as a written program and how to document it How to develop written programs to satisfy the regulatory requirement’s  

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1st Aid, CPR, AED & Bloodborne Pathogens 10/27/2017

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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To help member firms meet the requirements of MIOSHA, the following classes for First Aid and CPR certification have been scheduled with an experienced occupation health professional and is a 2 year certification. Bloodborne Pathogens is a 1 year certification and is included in all sessions. In house delivery is available for groups of 6 or more and is the same cost per person as the public classes.  

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