Institute of Technology & Business Development

Institute of Technology & Business Development

Current Open Enrollment

If you are a manufacturing company with less than 2000 employees, not receiving other funding, you qualify for 50% funding by CT DOL.
Class sizes are limited.

21st Century Leadership

This 3 day course will provide new and experienced supervisors and managers the skills to succeed. Topics will include coaching, motivation, goal setting, communication, interviewing skills, performance reviews, team development, managing conflict, and time management to name a few.
Schedule March 21, 22, and 23

Blueprint Reading

This program is designed to help workers develop the basic skills required for visualizing and interpreting industrial prints, skills which are essential to the success of any quality improvement or scrap reduction effort.
Schedule February 26, 27, and 28

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Based on ASME Y14.5-2009, this instructor-led introduction course simplifies GD&T learning using mostly visual material to explain basics of GD&T application, interpretation and verification as well as implications from design to manufacturing. Exercises are used throughout the course.
Schedule January 30 and 31

ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditor

This course covers the fundamentals of auditing and specific techniques thereof. Included will be review and interpretation of the ISO 13485:2016 Standard as well as application of techniques during audit scenarios.
Schedule February 8 and 9

Lean Enterprise Tool Certification

Lean Enterprise improvement practitioners are trained professionals that do process and product improvement project work. This training provides the methodology and tools to begin the journey for improving processes, services, or products, in order to achieve performance breakthrough.
Schedule Feb. 21, 23, 28, and Mar. 2

Project Management

The objective of this program is to provide project leaders with planning skills and the confidence to effectively manage project teams. This workshop is highly interactive and discussion oriented. Participants are encouraged to plan a near-term project.
Schedule March 27 and 28

Root Cause - Corrective Action

Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action is a process for finding the true cause(s) of events, identifying and implementing corrective actions. This training will include tools for effective problem solving, FMEA & PFMEA, and application in various industries:medical, aerospace, automotive, & more!
Schedule April 23 and 24

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification is a cross functional experience to assist individuals in being able to utilize statistical tools and measures to reduce variation. It is a 120-hour program, with an open book test on the last day.
Schedule Jan. 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, Feb. 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, Mar. 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16

Six Sigma Champions - ONLINE/HYBRID CLASS

Are you a Manager or Executive Manager supporting Six Sigma Improvement at your organization? This Online/Hybrid University course is designed to provide an understanding of Six Sigma methodologies along with tools to leverage you and your organization to success!
Schedule Mar. 5 - Apr. 13, 2018; Approximately 16-20 hours during this time if a minimum of 7 register

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Green Belts are Six Sigma practitioners who do process and product improvement project work. The focus of Six Sigma is to reduce and control variation and waste in our processes based on the importance to the customer and the business needs.
Schedule Feb. 5, 6, 7, Mar. 5, 6, and 7