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Overview: Consulting

Across industries, entrepreneurs who begin with UT CIS courses and consulting make better-informed decisions and save essential time and money, creating better-prepared, better-educated workforces. Invest in the future of your business with consulting and training from UT CIS.

Meet our Solutions Consultant Team

American Snuff

American Snuff is on our way to insuring our workforce is fully protected while on the job and achieving our goal as a “no bend” manufacturing company.

Rhonda Rogers, Sr. Mgr. Environment Safety and Health

Student Capstone Projects

I want to let you know how much we appreciate [the] Capstone Program here at LTA Projects. It is not only a great tool for educating [s]enior engineering students in the real world, but it also brings outstanding, creative solutions to the business community that we would ordinarily not be able to afford.

Steve Garner Owner, LTA Projects
Pigeon Forge Fire Rescue

CIS always provides the highest level of training which helps us stay current on our skills. We are looking forward to Walter Idol coming back for our confined space training.

Captain Chris Knutsen
Per Vivo Labs

It has been a true pleasure to work with UTCIS and Dr. Baht. John Campbell placed us in contact with Mr. Dwaine Raper and the UTCIS. From initial contact to finished product the collaboration process was smooth and efficient. Our expectations were far exceeded and the level of communication was spectacular. We intend to continue to work with this 'team' to continue to grow our business

Russell Hubbard, President
Ace Pumps

These programs have helped Ace to meet increased export sales objectives as well as being able to organize processes for greater efficiency.

Roy Bell III, CEO
iLight Technologies

By conferring with the University professors, they are able to take our issue and run scenarios which greatly assist iLight in making improvements and developing new products.

Jim Cuppini, Chief Operations Officer

The UT leadership training was excellent! Our group learned about their personality type and how it relates to other personality types.

Tony Philips, Manager of Manufacturing Engineering

Upcoming Courses

UT CIS experts in all aspects of manufacturing and service-oriented businesses from every industry are standing by to bring you up to speed on everything from marketing, worker training, audits and DOT regulations to Lean, KATA and Kaizen methodologies…and so much more.

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Tennessee Small ManufacturerΓÇÖs Advantage Program

Funded through a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) Manufacturing Extension…

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TIFs & PILOTs 101

TIFs & PILOTs 101 will take a deep dive into the mechanics of how tax increment financing (TIF) and payment in lieu of tax (PILOT)…

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Environment, Health & Safety Supervisor Skills Training Program

If you are a new EHS supervisor or recently been reassigned to supervise your company's EHS programs, the University of Tennessee…

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