UTCIS

makes a positive difference in the lives of millions of Tennesseans every day, serving local businesses and government with a $1.6 billion economic impact (fiscal year 2017).

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Workforce Development

is an important focus for UTCIS. Our experts have been there themselves and know the details you’ll need to succeed in developing and leading a growing workforce.

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Made in Tennessee

celebrates and connects Tennessee manufacturers, highlighting an industry responsible for nearly 15% of state economic output and employing 11.4% of its workforce.

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Overview: Connections & Expertise

At UTCIS, we’ve assembled an award-winning team of advisors, instructors, consultants and team leaders—with decades of relevant expertise to help your business achieve optimal success.

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Upcoming Courses

UTCIS 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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IATF 16949:2016 Standard Overview

TS 16949:2016 and IATF Transition Overview GÇô 1 DayIt is important to start now in integrating the changes seen in IATF 16949:2016 into…

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IATF 16949:2016 Internal Auditor Training

This three-day course is designed exclusively for current and future members of your internal auditing teams. Attendees of this course…

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Nissan PFMEA and Control Plan Training

What are the purposes of a PFMEA & Control Plan? Analytical techniques that: - Provide Intellectual Knowledge Repository -…

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Nissan Problem Solving & 8D

Training on Nissan Problem Solving process: methods and expectations including ANPQP requirements and three tools for root cause…

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Risk Management (4-Hour Course)

This 4-hour course will provide your organization with a straight forward step-by-step approach to implementing risk management in…

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OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

This course for private sector personnel covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as general industry safety and health…

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Problem Solving & 8D

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8-Hour Site Worker Refresher (HAZWOPER)

Under the HAZWOPER regulation 29 CFR 1910.120, workers who have completed the 40 Hour Site Worker course must receive eight hours of…

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Lean Leader Workshop Series 2 - Value Stream Mapping & Creating Flow & Pull Systems

Overview - Lean is a systematic approach to eliminating waste and creating flow within an organization to improve overall customer value…

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TN Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Course

Promoting entrepreneurship and small business development is a growing strategy for job creation and economic development in Tennessee…

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OSHA 502 Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers

This course is for people who have completed #500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction…

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Kata: Building Lean Culture to Sustain and Thrive (Lunch & Learn)

Kata: Building Lean Culture to Sustain and Thrive (Lunch & Learn) Toyota Kata addresses this challenge of sustaining your…

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OSHA 501 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for General Industry

This course is designed for people interested in teaching the 10- and 30-hour general industry safety and health outreach program to…

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OSHA 503 Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers

This course is for people who have completed course #501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry…

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OSHA 510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction

This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction safety and health principles. Topics include scope…

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Overview: Consulting

Across industries, entrepreneurs who begin with UTCIS 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 UTCIS.

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Regardless of the focus of your Tennessee business, UTCIS offers relevant and informative consulting and networking services to benefit your bottom line.

Our Programs

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UTCIS courses are available throughout the state. View our course schedule to see which will be available near you over the next several months.

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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
Welbilt

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