Purdue News

February 1, 2005

Krannert offers short classes in advanced manufacturing, IT management

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management Executive Education Program is offering short-course workshops in advanced manufacturing and information technology.

"Our contacts are telling us that advanced manufacturing and information technology are key to competitiveness in today's global markets," said Mike Sheahan, director of non-degree programs for Krannert Executive Education Programs (KEEP). "Our new short-course offerings at KEEP reflect the need for business professionals to access state-of-the-art information and apply it quickly."

There are two workshops on advanced manufacturing being presented by Kaufman Global LLC, based in Carmel, Ind.:

• March 8-10, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Successfully Implementing Anything – Anytime, Anyplace. The facilitator is Bill Lareau, author of the books "Office Kaizen: Transforming Office Operations Into a Strategic Competitive Advantage" and "American Samurai."

• April 12-14, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Transforming Office Operations from a Cost to an Advantage. Bill Lareau also is the facilitator for this workshop.

The cost of each class is $1,350 and includes lunches, snacks and course materials.

The first workshop in KEEP's information technology series is:

• April 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Should You Fire Your CEO? The facilitator is Gerry McCartney, Krannert School assistant dean for technology.

Cost of the class is $595 and includes lunches, snacks and course materials.

Complete information, including course outlines, facilitator biographies, maps and registration information is available on the web or by calling (765) 494-7700.

All workshops take place on campus at the Krannert Center.

KEEP offers three distinct executive degree programs, all accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business: The Executive Master's in Business, the International Master's in Management and the Weekend Executive MBA program. KEEP also offers varied non-degree executive programs tailored to the needs of specific industries and firms.

For further information, contact Sheahan (765) 494-7700, sheahan@purdue.edu

Writer: Mike Lillich, (765) 494-2077, mlillich@purdue.edu

Source: Mike Sheahan, (765) 494-7700, sheahan@purdue.edu

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