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Leadership Development Program
Today’s front-line leaders need to engage people, involve everyone in continuous improvement and innovation, coach employees and create an agile and committed workforce to achieve business goals. Generic leadership training – courses aimed at financial managers, tourism, retail supervisors…or worse, all of the above – simply doesn’t cut it. Manufacturing excellence starts with programs designed to unique needs of the manufacturing work environment. Learn more.

Business Spotlight – Workplace Engineering Solutions
Mike Gordon, Workplace Engineering Solutions, has an industry-wide reputation for quality, expertise, honesty and service. On May 31, he’ll be co-hosting a Proactive Machine Guarding Workshop with Made Safe. In advance of the breakfast session, we sat down with Mike to learn more about Workplace Engineering Solutions and their take on networking. Read more.

Hoshin Kanri Learning Forum
What do Emergent Biosolutions, Pfizer (Brandon) & B/E Aerospace have in common? They're all presenting at CME's Hoshin Kanri Learning Forum! The June 14 event is FREE to CME members. Learn more.

Labour market flat in April as jobs in manufacturing switch to wholesale trade
Is the recent decline in manufacturing employment across Canada so large that it’s in fact an issue with measurement, or the reclassification of some businesses out of manufacturing into wholesale trade? Mike Holden, CME Director of Policy and Economics, shares more. Read more.

Meet the team
Behind the scenes, Carrie Schroeder, Operations Manager, and Jennifer Ioannou, Administrative Assistant, work magic to ensure that CME’s workflow and many supporting activities flow smoothly and professionally. Learn more about Carrie and Jen here, and be sure to say hello at golf! Read more.

Register for golf and meet the mascot!
It’s that time of year again, and the annual Manufacturing Industry Golf Tournament is just around the corner. This year’s tournament will be held on Monday, June 6 and will feature an extra special guest at registration! Learn more.

Are you LinkedIn or lost?
We’ve all seen acquaintances on LinkedIn that have “500+” connections. We wonder to ourselves, “how could they possibly know that many people?” Is the more the merrier the best strategy when it comes to your online network? Danielle Ross, recruitment expert from Legacy Bowes weighs in with this month’s expert opinion. Read more.

For more training info, click here, or contact Tammy Oakes at the CME office at 204-949-1454

Sept 13
LEAN Level 1 - Sept 2016 Program

Sept 12
LEAN Level III Blackbelt - Fall 2016 Program

Sept 20
LEAN Level II Greenbelt - Fall 2016 Program

Sept 27
Leadership Development - Sept 2016 Program

Oct 4
LEAN Level 1 - Oct #1 2016 Program

Oct 25
LEAN Level 1 - Oct #2 2016 Program

various dates available, for more information please contact Brett Hisock at 204-619-1540 or

Open to consortia members only; pre-registration required.

Consortia Meetings
June 2 | SMLC
June 7 | MCOE
June 8 | MCME
No June Meeting | MCSI
June 21 | WLC

Consortia Plant Tours
May 17 | Alumicor


With networking comes opportunity to build business on personal interaction and trust. To build the intimate business circle that lives on integrity, supporting your well-being, network and bring generosity and vulnerability. Those are the currencies of great networking.
Kevin Lusk, Advanced Manufacturing and Senior Executive Leadership Champion.

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