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December 2017

Safety Roundtable

December 14 @ 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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Wellness Roundtable

December 15 @ 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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Human Resources Roundtable

January 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Muskegon Innovation Hub,
200 Viridian Dr, Muskegon, 49440
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Participants will be human resources professionals with a broad base of responsibility in various areas of human resources. Some topics discussed last year; current trends in HR; health care reform; safety orientation, teams and training; internships; recruiting; workers compensation; health insurance; Friend of the Court and other payroll issues; immigration; background checks; recordkeeping; handbooks; key performance indicators; coaching and performance management; and more! This Roundtable meets the first Thursday of each month, October – May. Pricing: Member: $150 for the…

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Quality Roundtable

January 5, 2018 @ 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 quality managers/engineers who have the responsibility of developing and maintaining a quality system to satisfy customer requirements, company standards and/or TS/ISO. Topics may include: new ISO changes; auditing; documentation; corrective action; monitoring; training and communication; managing interns; and more. This roundtable meets the first Friday; alternating November, January, March and May. 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…

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Supervisory Skills 101 & 102 – 1/11/18 & 1/24/18

January 11, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
MCC Downtown Center,
388 West Clay, Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Supervisory Skills 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…

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GD&T – Geometric, Dimension & Tolerance

January 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
MCC Downtown Center,
388 West Clay, Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Participants will learn the different symbols and terms that are used in drawings and specifications. Participants will analyze parts and drawings to determine if items are within the specs identified during product development and production.  General tolerancing—tolerance, limits, specified dimension, maximum material condition, least material condition, extreme form variation, clearance fit, allowance, interference fit.  Symbols and terms—geometric characteristic symbols, material condition symbols, datum feature symbol, feature control frame, basic dimension symbol, dimensioning symbols.  Datums—datum feature symbol presentation,…

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Benefits Roundtable

January 12, 2018 @ 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 directors/managers and administrators who have employee benefit responsibilities. Some topics discussed last year: ACA compliance; selling benefits; 401K; FMLA; Health Insurance Survey; employee communication; and more. This Roundtable meets the second Friday; alternating November, January, March and May. Pricing: Members: $75 for the first participant; $60 each for additional participants from an organization. Non-Members: $125 for the first participant; $100 each for additional participants form an organization. Register online or complete the the form and registration guide…

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Leaders-Core Competencies 6 Part Series

January 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Are you grappling with any of these issues? It’s harder and harder to attract new employees – and keep them, regardless of where they fall on the organization chart Baby Boomers and younger generation are all colliding in the workplace, each bringing different like  experiences and challenges on how to lead them. Performance Management, one of our trusted processes, isn’t working as well as hoped and it’s foundation is starting to crumble Trust – in organizations and leaders – is at…

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Communicating for Leadership Success

January 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Today’s leaders are expected to do more with less, engage people with various levels of work experience, and connect with employees from multiple generations. To get results through others, leaders need strong interpersonal skills that will help them through a variety of challenges and opportunities. Communicating effectively and consistently is the fundamental skill leaders need to master to increase their effectiveness in just about any situation. This workshop introduces the Interaction Skills, a straightforward tool for thinking about how to…

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Excellence in Leadership Series

January 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - February 12, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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“Leaders are made, not born, and are created as much by themselves as by the demands of their times. . . . Leaders love to learn.” Warren Bennis, Learning to Lead Senior leaders make it happen each and every day. They envision the future and turn goals and strategies into reality to drive business results. And while they’re doing that (and honing skills on the job), they’re probably not thinking about how they can prepare for the future by intentionally…

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Payroll Roundtable

January 19, 2018 @ 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 those responsible for tracking and administering payroll functions. Topics may include compliance issues; HRIS systems and records management; reporting issues; and best practices. This roundtable meets the third Friday; alternating November, January, March and May. Pricing: Members: $75 for the first participant; $60 for each additional participants from an organization Non-members: $125 for the first participants; $100 each for additional participants from an organization. Register online or complete the the form and registration guide below and email to…

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Frustration Management

January 22, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Frustration can be experienced and expressed daily. Sometimes it’s hard to know what exactly is driving those feelings, and how to effectively identify and work with the issue. This 90 minute interactive class provides education on what frustration and anger are, how to be aware of one’s own frustrations and how to deal with them, as well as how to deal with someone else’s expression of frustration/anger. These moments can often catch us off guard, and this class teaches real-life…

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1st Aid, CPR, AED & Bloodborne Pathogens 1/24/2018

January 24, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
GHSP - Hart,
1500 Industrial Park Dr, Hart, MI 49420 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 10 or more and is the same cost per person as the public classes.

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Sound Safety Practices – Required Training

January 25, 2018 @ 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 provide training for their employees. Many citations are written that imply the employee was not adequately trained for work being performed. This seminar will help the employer: Identify the MIOSHA regulations that apply to their work site Identify the MIOSHA regulations that require training Determine what constitutes adequate training Determine how best to document the training  

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Non-Profit Roundtable

January 25, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
EA Offices,
380 West Western Ave., Ste 202 , Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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This Roundtable began last year and is intended for Executive Directors, Administrators and HR Managers in Nonprofit organizations.  Topics for discussion include board management and engagement; volunteers, fundraising, HR and employee practices, safety compliance and risk management, staff development and current trends. This Roundtable meets the fourth Thursday of each month. Pricing: $75 for two participants; $50 for each additional participant Register online or complete the attached form and email to Angie at angieecklund@eawm.net . 2017-2018 EA Roundtable Guide

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