Online Training: Strategies to Develop Employees During a Time of Uncertainty

April 7, 2020 2:00 pm - April 7, 2020 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

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Greg Surtman, Senior Workforce Education Strategist, Tooling U-SME

About This Event

We recognize that your company is facing new challenges daily during the Covid-19 crisis and you are being asked to rethink, redesign, and reallocate resources. As you begin to implement your plans during this time, join us for this FREE webinar highlighting our partnership with Tooling U-SME. Their online courses may be an option for your employees that are being asked to work remotely or are taking time off to be home due to family needs.

Tooling U-SME works with organizations across the country educating employees in a multitude of manufacturing programs such as Machining, Industrial Maintenance/Mechatronics, Welding, Additive Manufacturing, Robotics, and more. Their online classes are utilized in thousands of manufacturing companies, aligned to industry certifications and are readily available.

The benefits of lifelong learning are plentiful. Upskilling translates to better productivity and innovation. By providing continuous training for employees, you also improve their loyalty by valuing their individual growth. This webinar will highlight the importance of upskilling and reviews online training technologies available to you through our partner at Tooling U-SME.

AUDIENCE: All functional leaders in manufacturing to include Operations, HR, Quality, Safety, IT, Sales, Logistics, and more.

Join us to learn more about how you can leverage this online training tool!

Register here by April 6, 2020. 

Expert presenters:

  • Greg Surtman, Senior Workforce Education Strategist, Tooling U-SME
  • Sue Mueller, Senior Workforce Education Strategist, Tooling U-SME



As Senior Workforce Education Strategist at Tooling U-SME, Greg is responsible for supporting its workforce partner network in providing talent and learning solutions to manufacturers across the country.  These workforce partners may include: Manufacturing Extension Partnership members like FloridaMakes, Community Colleges, Workforce Development Boards, and Community Based Organizations. Between New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Cuyahoga Community College, Contract Training Edge & Tooling U-SME, Greg has been   selling learning solutions directly and indirectly to manufacturers for 24+ years.  Greg also sits on the board at Polaris Career Center and the National Coalition of Advanced   Technology Centers (NCATC).


With 30 years of experience in the training and development industry, Sue has spent her time designing, developing, and delivering training in the US and abraod. Sue holds a Master of Arts in Sociology and has designed over 60 modules of training for use by manufacturing and service organizations. As a Senior Workforce Education Strategist for Tooling U-SME, Sue works to build partnerships between local educational institutions and manufacturers to build flexible training solutions to help fill the skills gap. She has delivered training at 2- and 4-year school as adjunct faculty and as a corporate facilitator in the US and abroad and holds several faciliation certifications. As organization strategies have changed to allow for greater alignment to their workforce training needs; Sue has been involved in the redesign of courses resulting in competency=based design and increased flexibility for skill attainment. Sue resides with her hisband and two children in Sussex, WI. 

When & Where

Online Webinar

April 7, 2020 2:00 pm -
April 7, 2020 3:00 pm

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