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This series is customized for the growing needs of U.S. companies in understanding and navigating the global marketplace.

 

Aerospace Industry in China – for U.S. Exporters

The course examines the roles in the Chinese aerospace supply chain, the market outlook for 2016–2030 and the security in China.

 

Global Aerospace Engineering Marketing and Strategic Supply Chain Management

This course is designed for global companies needing customized training in strategy for engineering, marketing, international sales, project and supply chain management and operational leadership.

 

Multicultural Awareness & Communications

This curriculum focuses on the psychology of effective communication transcending cultural boundaries. Multi-cultural awareness and communications for global engineering and technical managers are key topic covered. In the context of cultural globalization, what is the impact on your global work teams?

 

Understanding Chinese Culture and Business Practices

Clients choose a six or 12-hour workshop that is customized and designed for corporate executives to enhance knowledge and awareness of Chinese culture and business practices.

 

Understanding Global Economic Policies & Trends

This course provides participants with an understanding of current news and world events in the context of economic policy and trends affecting business. This course is a precursor for a deep engagement with industry.

 

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This series offers industry partners solutions for enhancing collaboration between work teams, including tools for understanding different communication styles and maximizing team interactions.

 

Company Culture and Process Improvements

This course is offered as a half-day, full day or week-long customized program for industry partners. Topics include:

  • Positive Positioning—peer-to-boss communications and presentations grounded in a positive psychology approach
  • Contract Negotiation—a collaborative approach between academic and industry expertise to deliver effective solutions
  • Process Improvement—forming cohorts of natural work teams for the company's high potentials group, including pre-work and surveys of participants; offering customized project management for high performance teams
  • Change Management—work directly with HR staff and CEO to customize solutions for company growth and expansion needs
  • Culture of Innovation—how to create and sustain a culture of innovation mindset and motivating people to implement the company vision and mission

 

Building an Entrepreneurial Culture

This course is offered as a half-day, full day or week-long customized program for industry partners. Topics include:

  • Beyond Silicon Valley:  How Can Communities Outside of Silicon Valley Grow Their Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
  • Entrepreneurial Finance:  Understanding the Investment Continuum from Friends and Family to IPO

 

Importance of Ethical Leadership

Offered in partnership with the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve, this certificate program in ethics provides a two and a-half day immersive introduction to the philosophy, psychology and neuroscience of ethical behavior with practical applications to everyday life. Key ethical issues covered include:

  1. Major philosophical theories of ethics
  2. Psychological processes leading to destructive and constructive behaviors
  3. Influences of context, culture or organizational climate on ethical behavior
  4. Methods to achieve a better brain balance and promote both ethical character and productivity
  5. Practical strategies for increasing personal and organizational well-being and avoiding ethical pitfalls, including managing different personality types and organizational roles

 

Presentation Skills for Engineering and Technical Professionals

This is a two – three hour training held at the company’s site or at CWRU.  A must-have, hands-on, interactive workshop designed to enhance presentation skills for technical professionals.  This course will help you craft and polish your message with professionalism.

 

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Technical training offered covers diverse topics and problem solving in engineering, research and development. Training offerings include: 

Advanced Industrial Control and Applied Control Engineering

This course is based on the best-selling books by Professor Mario Garcia-Sanz, QFT Control Toolbox for Matlab, Quantitative Feedback Theory and Wind Energy Systems: Control Engineering Design. This course can be scaled from 15–30 hours with a 15-hour minimum. This highly specialized course for industry that can be taken together as a package with Wind Turbine Design and Control training—these two courses are key for industry in the controls areas.

Coding Workshops

Learn to code with a series of “We Can Code It workshops.” These workshops are suitable for participants of all levels in front-end skills used to develop and design websites and provide you with a better understanding of the technology landscape:

  • Web Design and Development
  • Introduction to Mobile Applications with Javascript
  • Web Application Development Using Ruby and Ruby on Rails

Continuous Improvement (CI) Program for Manufacturing Companies

This half-day or full day course presents continuous improvement and advanced engineering concepts to leadership and team members utilizing constructs such as The Model Plant, quality and safety assurance and other areas.

Understanding Wholesale Electricity Markets and Electricity Market Simulator

This class is customized to the needs of the industry partner to provide an introductory program for designing and operating in wholesale electricity markets. This class provides hands-on experience in trading electricity within simulated real-world markets. Risk-management and energy-price forecasting with bidding strategies. Multimodal long-term training with cloud access to our market simulator is provided.

Data Analytics Program

This is customized data analytics program offered as half-day or full day training or as extending training for two or four weeks. MondoBrain, a simple and powerfulbig data analytic solution to profile and predict risks, customers, transactions and performance, is discussed. MondoBrain leverages in a simple web interface unique non-statistical algorithms, dynamic data visualization and the knowledge of subject matter experts. 

Engineering Fundamentals

Offered as two or four-week customized program, this back-to-the basics engineering course encompasses a broad overview of engineering principles in the civil, electrical, mechanical and manufacturing fields. Classes can be held at the company location and the Case Western Reserve campus. In-person attendance is important for competency building.

Industrial Innovation

Innovation is crucial to a manufacturing company’s product development and strategy. In this course, a different lens for understanding innovation as the creative use of innovative technologies is postulated.

Introduction to Materials Science

This is program is in-depth, week-long training on materials fundamentals, advancements in materials science and new innovative applications.

Internet of Things (IoT) and Emerging Trends

The Internet of Things (IoT) is here and it is a large disruptive force to how business is being done across many industries. This course offers a basic understanding of the IoT trends, where the future is headed and the impact a company’s strategy and profits. Includes discussion topics on Cyber Security “How protected is your smart grid” and “Smart Homes of the Future - How will disruptive IoT trends impact your home life and your workload.”

Maker Spaces and Industry-University Collaborations

This course covers the emerging trend of maker spaces at universities across the country and how companies can take advantage of this movement to enhance growth and outreach. This course includes an introduction to Case Western Reserve’s world-class, maker space—the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box].

Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering

This course is offered as a half-day, full day or week-long customized program for industry partners. Topics selection includes:

  • Developing new model(s) of entrepreneurship and innovation and sustaining an internal entrepreneurial culture that permeates client engagement and creative problem solving
  • Understanding the latest trends in aerospace engineering today, contemporary aerospace, and engineering for today's industry needs
  • Developing engineering and design professional skill sets  Aircraft industry - understanding technical needs and problem solving
  • Understanding new trends in big data and data analysis - using sensors to gather data and organizing teams to make intelligent decisions
  • Making decisions from an engineering point of view – deciphering and weighing different views on what is important in decision-making models
  • How to best leverage the existing supply chain for innovation in the aerospace industry
  • Systems engineering course - new techniques in the engineering process
  • UAV systems: understanding the latest trends and applications

Tribology Workshop for Manufacturing Companies and Research Centers

This workshop encompasses research on rolling-element fatigue, which is bearing fatigue under different environments including various temperatures and speeds. Fatigue limits the life of bearings, suggesting serious implications to the life of jet engines and the associated costs of replacement.

Renewable Energy: Wind turbine Design and Controls Engineering

This course introduces multidisciplinary wind turbine design concepts and advanced control-engineering strategies to develop optimum wind turbine systems. It includes theory, computer aid design problems and wind tunnel experiments. The course is based on the bestselling book, Wind Energy Systems. Control Engineering Design (CRC, 2012), by Mario Garcia-Sanz and Constantine H. Houpis. This course can be scaled from 15–30 hours with a 15-hour minimum. This highly specialized course for industry that can be taken together as a package with Wind Turbine Design and Control training—these two courses are key for industry in the controls areas.