Manufacturing Excellence Training

Automotive Supply Chain Workforce Readiness Program

The Tennessee Automotive Supply Chain Workforce Readiness Program, funded in part by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), is the first program in Tennessee to bring workforce development, education and industry experts together to develop a program customized for the automotive industry and designed to prepare workers for advancement into managerial and leadership roles. 

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Automotive Supply Chain Workforce Readiness Program
make your role easier through Industrial Supervisor Leadership training

First Line EHS Supervisor Training

If you are a new supervisor in the area of environment, health and safety regulations or you have been recently delegated new responsibilities, you may be presented with leadership challenges and government regulations that can overwhelm you. The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) would like to help ease these challenges and make your role easier through Industrial Supervisor Leadership training.

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ISO 9001:2015

It is important to start now in integrating the changes seen in ISO 9001:2015 into your quality management system.  If you are currently ISO 9001 certified, you should be looking to upgrade to 2015 for your next recertification audit. The changes that have been made are significant, and you will need to provide ample time to implement them throughout your company prior to the transition deadline.  Let us help you start the journey by providing you with training that will give you the tools to succeed.

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ISO 9001:2015
Leadership and Supervison

Leadership & Supervision Program

This program allows participants to learn to be effective leaders and to be able to explore leadership and management on-the-job. Program participants will be taught by industry leaders, experienced coaches and management professionals who will cover topics including the fundamentals of leadership, communication, coaching for improved performance, problem solving, health and safety in the workplace, resolving conflicts and more.

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Nissan Supplier Quality Development

  • Improve management of new product introductions
  • Specify methods and responsibilities for suppliers to:
    • Develop new products
    • Manage all aspects of full volume production
    • Achieve quality, cost and delivery targets
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Improve management of new product introductions
IATF 16949:2016 UTCIS

IATF 16949:2016

ISO/TS 16949, one of the automotive industry’s most widely used international standards for quality management, was first developed in 1999 by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) in conjunction with ISO’s technical committee for quality management, ISO/TC 176. Since then, it has risen to be one of the most widely used international standards in the automotive industry, and aims to harmonize the different assessment and certification systems in the global automotive supply chain.

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Lean Leader Workshop

Lean is a systematic approach to eliminating waste and creating flow within an organization to improve overall customer value. The foundation for success with lean is a problem-solving culture, based on coordinated process improvement and people development. Leaders from manufacturing, to service industries, to medical organizations have benefited from the techniques pioneered by Toyota. 

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Lean is a systematic approach to eliminating waste and creating flow within an organization to improve overall customer value.
This leadership series, which can be taken as individual courses or as a series, will teach you the skills needed to emerge as a leader in your organization. 

Leadership Series

This leadership series, which can be taken as individual courses or as a series, will teach you the skills needed to emerge as a leader in your organization. 

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Engineering Management Certificate Program

The University of Tennessee (UT) Center for Industrial Services and the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) are sponsoring a three day Engineering Management Certificate Training Program for technical professionals.  This program is designed to provide management and leadership skills that can be applied as soon as the program is completed to better lead and manage knowledge worker based organizations.

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Engineering Management Certificate Training Program for technical professionals
The Nuclear Supplier Development Program has been created to help companies

Nuclear Industry Supplier Development Program

The Nuclear Supplier Development Program has been created to help companies:

  1. Evaluate potential business opportunities in the nuclear field, with projects such as the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) at the Y-12 National Security Complex and others in the region.
  2. Understand the impact of incorporating nuclear compliant operations, and
  3. Prepare to be successful nuclear industry supply chain partners.
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