Contract Training

Achieve more with your workforce and increase your competitiveness in today’s global marketplace. When you need to improve company performance, we can assist you in identifying and resolving employee knowledge and skill gaps. We can target training to meet these specific needs.   We are committed to bringing you the most qualified instructors available, ensuring your company receives the highest quality training.  Any of our courses may be customized to meet your particular business objectives.  Trainings can be held onsite (your location or ours), or in a blended format.

Individuals interested in having the Office for Workforce, Professional and Community Education develop or deliver training for their workforce should contact Kim Moore at (316) 978-6487 or at kimberly.moore@wichita.edu.  To facilitate the process, companies should identify the specific topic of training and the number of employees to be trained.

Below is a listing of topics that we can provide training on.  Don't see a particular course listed?  Contact our office and we will work to customize a course to your needs.  

Manufacturing Skills

  • MSSC – Certified Production Technician
  • AC /DC Electrical Diagrams, Components, Test
  • Biofuels Technology: Ethanol
  • Boiler Plant Operations and Maintenance
  • Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
  • PLC and Control; PLC Maintenance & Troubleshooting – RSLogix 5000; PLC Programming Software AB, Siemens, etc
  • Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • Fluid Power
  • Framing Systems
  • Fiber Optics Installation; TeleCom & Structured Cable Installation
  • Blue Print Reading and Schematics
  • GD&T
  • HVAC / Heat Load- Manual S
  • Hydraulics Fundamentals
  • Injection Mold Process
  • Manual Lathe & Mill
  • Mechanical Systems and Power Transmission
  • Mechatronics
  • Millwright Basics
  • Motor Controls and Relay Logic Circuits
  • Pipefitting and Tube Bending
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Principles of Manufacturing
  • Protective Relay Maintenance
  • Robotics – Operations and Programming
  • Robots Operation, Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Welding & Fabrication, Arc Flash
  • 3-D Printing

Information Technology

  • Database Technology: (Oracle, Microsoft, DB2 and SQL)
  • Network Administration, Design and Support: (Microsoft, CompTIA, Citrix, Cisco, HP, Solaris, Linux or UNIX)
  • Development/Programming: (Microsoft.NET, Web Design. Visual Basic, Java, J2EE, C, C++, Mainframe, Perl, XML, WebSphere, CMMI, UML, HTML and Javascript)
  • Network Security / Cyber Security: (Microsoft, SCP, Checkpoint, ComTIA, DoD 8570 and CISSP)

Quality Systems

  • 7 Step Corrective Action Process ISO 9001:2000
  • Process Improvement Simulation
  • 5 S Workshop
  • Kaizen
  • CRM-Customer Relationship Management
  • Design of Experiments
  • FMEA Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • ISO 14001; ISO 9001 Quality Management
  • Lean Management Systems; Lean Manufacturing; Lean Healthcare; Lean IT; Lean Engineering; Lean Six Sigma
  • Six Sigma – Yellow, Green and Black Belt
  • SPC - Statistical Process Control
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Control Plans and Planning
  • DVP&R

CAD/CAM/PLM

  • AutoCAD
  • Mechanical Desktop
  • Inventor
  • Solidworks
  • CATIA V5 and V6
  • SmarTeam
  • ENOVIA
  • Creo
  • Windchill
  • Unigraphics
  • MasterCam
  • Revit

Leadership/Management Skills

  • Appreciating Differences on Effective Teams
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • KOLB Learning Styles ("The Egg")
  • Leadership Lessons from Kansas History
  • Energizing Others Through Powerful Questions
  • Understanding and Managing Triggers
  • Creating a Coaching Cultures in your Team
  • Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
  • Asset Mapping for Community and Organizational Issues
  • Helping Your Team Manage Conflict
  • Establishing Action Learning Circles
  • After Assessments: More Effective Team Building
  • Shifting Culture: From a Management to Leadership
  • Encouraging Staff Creativity
  • Supporting Supervisors
  • Strategic Planning for Organizations or Teams
  • Facilitating Effective Meetings 
  • Manage Your Stress: Manage Your Time
  • Managing Change
  • Proactive Listening
  • Clarifying Team Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying Work Priorities and Setting Goals
  • Building a Collaborative Relationship
  • Optimal Performance
  • Coaching: Bringing Out the Best in Others
  • Dealing with Emotional Behavior
  • Diversity Awareness Workshop
  • Establishing Performance Expectations
  • Frontline Leadership
  • Resolving Team Conflicts
  • Taking Corrective Action
  • Gaining Commitment to Preset Goals
  • C-Suite Series

Project Management

  • Project Management Institute
  • PMP Certification
  • Project Planning
  • Project Leadership / Team Effectiveness
  • Organization Development Courses
  • Professional and Career Development
  • Continuous Improvement Courses
  • IT Project Management
  • ITIL
  • Agile/Scrum

Occupational Safety

  • OSHA 10 Hour Courses
  • OSHA 30 Hour Courses
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Confined Space
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fork Lift Certification
  • Aerial Lift/Overhead Crane
  • HazComm 2012 and Global Harmonization
  • The DOT Hazmat Transportation
  • HAZWOPER 40-hour
  • HAZWOPER 24-hour
  • Lockout Tagout
  • Hoist and Rigging (not crane)
  • Mine Safety and Health (MSHA)

Logistics and Supply Chain

  • APICS Resources for CPIM Training
  • CLA Certified Logistics Associate
  • Procurement and Supply
  • Organizing by Commodity
  • Shared Services Models for Logistics and Procurement
  • Logistics Enabling Software
  • Stochastic Modeling
  • Value Steam Mapping of Supply Chain
  • Cross-Docking and Routing
  • Sea, Rail, and Truck modes
  • I2 Software
  • International Logistics and Sourcing
  • Just In Time Inventory
  • Supply Chain Management and Dashboards
  • Supply Chain Management and ERP
  • Raw Material, Hazardous Waste, Tier Twos, and Tier Ones
  • Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement, and Logistics Efficiencies
  • Lean Supply Chain
  • GPS and “Vulcanized Logic”
  • Reducing LTL Deliveries