Purdue workshops planned for New Albany

September 15, 2009

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Technical Assistance Program will offer two workshops in New Albany this fall.

Green 101: Green Generalist will be presented from 8 a.m. To 4 p.m. Oct. 9.

The workshop was designed by TAP for companies and others interested in learning how to apply sustainable, environmentally friendly practices in the workplace.  Participants will receive general information on sustainability and global conditions, green chemistry, and the management of material and solid waste, energy, climate and air emissions, and wastewater. They will learn about environmental business management and how to develop an implementation plan.

 The workshop costs $395 per person.

Profit 101: Innovation Acceleration Training will be presented from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 6.

For this workshop, TAP and its Manufacturing Extension Program are teaming with Eureka! Ranch, which specializes in disciplined business growth. This workshop will provide training and tools for accelerating profitable growth and innovation, including how to think smarter and more creatively, and how to develop customers, markets, products and services.

The workshop costs $99.

Both Green 101 and Profit 101 are open to the public. They will be held at the Holiday Inn Express in New Albany. Registration for both workshops is available at www.mep.purdue.edu/events. For more information, call 800-877-5182, ext. 620, or e-mail MEPworkshops@purdue.edu.

 TAP and MEP provide technical skills development and implementation services to companies that want to increase productivity and profitability, enhance customer satisfaction, and advance work force skills.  Areas of expertise include advanced manufacturing processes, lean enterprise implementation, quality management systems, Six Sigma, green enterprise development, and energy efficiency.

Writer: Judith Barra Austin, 765-494-2432, jbaustin@purdue.edu 

Source: Jim Handy, TAP senior account manager, 317-275-6813, jhandy@purdue.edu

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