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Is your company prepared to secure the talent it will require to maintain a competitive advantage in the years ahead? Have you considered a Workplace Skills Development Plan?
In the following weeks, I will share stories from manufacturer members of Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN) who are implementing skills development practices and achieving results. These stories highlight best practices and strategies for all levels of your business, from the shop floor to senior management. The stories have one thing in common; the use of learning technologies to provide knowledge, collaborate and track results for business impact & personal development.
Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN) to launch latest version of Skills and Learning Portal, February 15th, 2013
Please join us for a virtual tour via webinar of the latest version of our award-winning Skills and Learning Portal on February 12th, 19th or 26th. Webinars will start promply at 9:30 a.m. and end at 10:00 a.m., click here to register.
Please join us for a virtual tour via webinar of the latest version of our award-winning Skills and Learning Portal!
|We'll be running the webinar on three dates...please use the buttons to register. All Webinars are half an hour long and will start at 9:30 a.m.|
The Canadian Manufacturing Network's Skills and Learning Portal now offers even more skills development programs and workplace learning tools to help Canadian manufacturers enhance workforce performance. Skills…
Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN) continues to grow through a new partnership with the Federation of Plastics and Alliances Composites (FEPAC).
Providing workplace learning solutions to manufacturers, particularly small-medium sized, Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN) continues to expand by forging a new partnership with Federation of Plastics and Alliances Composites (FEPAC).
FEPAC, a Canadian federation of industrial stakeholders, is bringing together more than 350 Canadian companies and organizations, of which 230 are based in Québec, specializing in the processing of plastics, composites, emerging materials, and technology integrators.
This partnership will enable the CMN to further enhance its catalogue of programs available in eVolution, CMN's Skills and Learning Portal, with the addition of two key programs: ECOresponsible program and Plant-School program.…
Textiles Human Resources Council Board acknowledged for past success and vision to create the Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN)
The THRC Board of Directors was acknowledged by CSMO Textile for its past results and innovative workplace solutions in the Québec textile industry. THRC’s Board of Directors was also recognized for their vision to create the Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN) in partnership with Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC). The CMN will continue to bring solutions to textile manufacturers in 2013 and beyond.
From left to right: Linda Cyrenne, Executive Director of CSMO Textile; Jocelyn Lavoie, union representative, Centrale des syndicats démocratiques and co-chair of the CSMO Textile Board of Directors; Suzanne Audet, Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium; Jean-Pierre Giroux, Director, Human Capital Development of the Canadian Manufacturing Network; and Luc Lusignan, Director of Stedfast and chair of the CSMO Textile Board.
Canadian Manufacturing Network (CMN) has partnered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, College and Universities to ensure manufacturing employees have the essential and technical skills they need to enhance productivity in today’s workplace.
The Workplace Certification Pathways pilot is developing a methodology to assess the technical and essential skills of manufacturing employees and create individual learning plans to close identified gaps. Once completed, the program could be adapted and applied with manufacturers across Canada as a scalable and customizable methodology to help enhance performance.
The Workplace Certification Pathways program will utilize a practical method that responds to identified business needs within…
Interested in being export-ready? The Going Global programs from the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) will be available in September, with additional programs & resources scheduled for release in the winter.
|Going Global: Module 1, Introduction to International Marketing|
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Developed by international trade professionals, FITT's Going Global programs provide insights to key aspects of international trade business. The Going Global suite (updated in 2011) is designed to help small- and medium-size companies make export decisions and avoid common pitfalls. The fourteen 3-hour long programs feature hundreds of short (1- to 2-minutes) narrated video…
Graduation for Participants in the Canadian Manufacturing Network - Harvard Supervisory Certificate Program
The spring session of the Canadian Manufacturing Network-Harvard Supervisory Certificate Program concluded with a face-to-face workshop on June 15th.
Another session of this program wound up on Friday June 15th, with the final workshop where graduates presented their workplace performance projects. This program is conducted on line through courses, webinars, and an online community of practice where folks can post relevant information, ask questions, compare notes, and access documents that support the training.
Many thanks go to the folks at the Lynch Group of Companies who so generously offered their wonderful facilities & staff…
Manufacturers can take advantage of a special offer to post your jobs for free!
Are You Hiring? Visit the Manufacturing Jobs Resource Network on the Canadian Manufacturing Network. Take advantage of our limited-time offer for member manufacturers and publish your job opportunities free of charge in our new bilingual job board... specifically serving the needs of Canadian manufacturers.
The Manufacturing Jobs Resource Network is an initiative between Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium and the Textiles Human Resources Council. These two organizations - representing…
(Owen Sound / Ottawa, ON) Today Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium of Canada (EMC) and Textiles Human Resources Council (THRC) announced the launch of the Canadian Manufacturing Network: www.CanadianManufacturingNetwork.ca
Canadian Manufacturing Network Launches with Manufacturing JOBS Resource Network and National Skills & Learning Portal.
The Canadian Manufacturing Network is a collaboration of two of Canada's leading manufacturing organizations-Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) and the Textiles Human Resources Council (THRC).
The launch of the Canadian Manufacturing Network and these keystone initiatives is the culmination of several years of industry-driven development and over a year of vetting and pilot group testing by over 20,000 manufacturers across Canada. Additional grass-roots industry resources and…