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Workforce Training

The Workforce and Economic Development Division (WEDD) helps your business, industry or organization successfully compete in the global economy by offering innovative workshops for employers and current workers in a variety of disciplines. These non-credit workshops are designed to improve capabilities through job-related training and professional growth opportunities. The workshops are open to everyone. For more information on any workshop:           

Register online through WebAdvisor.  Select Professional Development, then click on Professional Development again, then click on the course title. You may also register in person at the Kenosha, Racine, or Elkhorn campuses.

Lean Six Sigma Courses

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) program provides a flexible curriculum to fit around your work schedule and results-oriented training.

Topics covered include:

  • An overview of the Lean enterprise and the Six Sigma organizational structure.
  • The elements of Define and Measure in the DMAIC process.
  • Value stream mapping.
  • Using the Analyze, Improve, and Control elements of the DMAIC process to develop a future state.

9/2/2014 – 11/25/2014        8:00 am – noon           
Part A: 623-497-2ida,    Part B: 623-498-2idb

9/8/2014 – 12/1/2014          5:30 pm – 9:30 pm       
Part A: 623-497-2id1,    Part B: 623-498-2id2  

​​Both Part A and Part B are required in succession for completion and certification of LSSGB.

SC Johnson iMET Center  - Room 403

Cost: $1,999 includes instruction, online courses, coaching, and materials.​

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt to Black Belt program is designed to take certified Green Belts to the Black Belt level.

Participants will learn to apply powerful problem solving tools and basic statistical techniques which will allow them to contribute to the success of their organizations.

9/2/2014 – 11/11/2014*    12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Course #: 623-817-2ida

*LSSGB to BB meets every other week.

SC Johnson iMET Center  - Room 403

Cost: $1,999 includes instruction, online courses, coaching and materials.

Microsoft Courses

PowerPoint Beginning  (8am - noon) 
Learn to create, save, and rearrange presentations. Format text, use drawing objects, work with graphics, and insert tables and charts. Learn to use templates and themes, slide masters, and transition effects. Finally, learn to proof, run, and print presentations.  

Thursdays, Sept. 18 & 25 (103-420h-2ida)

Excel Beginning - (8am - noon) 
Learn how to create, store, retrieve and edit a variety of spreadsheets and charts, format worksheets and use formulas.  Basic functions will be stressed.

Fridays, Sept 19 & 26 (103-417c-2ida)            
Thursdays, Oct. 2 & 9
Fridays, Oct. 31 & Nov. 7 (103-417c-2idc)

Excel Intermediate - (8am - noon) 
Learn to manage workbooks and prepare them for the Web, auto-mate worksheet tasks, manipulate data using lists, analyze lists and enhance charts and worksheets.  

Fridays, Oct.  3 & 10 (103-432c-2ida)            
Thursdays, Oct. 16 & 23
Fridays, Nov. 14 & 21

Excel Advanced - (8am - noon) 
Learn how to use what-if analysis, analyze data using PivotTables, exchange data with other programs and share excel files.  Explore incorporating Web information into a spreadsheet and customizing Excel.  

Fridays, Oct. 17 & 24 (103-466-2ida)        
Thursdays, Oct. 30 & Nov. 6

Office 2013: New Features - (8am - noon) 
Learn the new online features, including account sign-in, cloud storage, and online services. In Word, navigate and review documents, reply to comments, format documents, align graphics, work with tables, and open PDF files. In Excel, format data with the Flash Fill and Quick Analysis tools, insert charts and PivotTables using recommendations, and format a chart with  new tool buttons. In PowerPoint, apply theme variants, match colors with the Eyedropper, create custom shapes, rehearse a presentation in Presenter view.​Learn the new online features, including account sign-in, cloud storage, and online services. The latest elements of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will be covered in this workshop. 

Thursdays, Nov. 13 & 20 (103-418h-2ida)    


Does your organization have a workforce training need that you did not see on the list?

We also offer Customized Training in the areas of Business, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Project Management, Software Training, Sales and Small Business Development and more that is specific to your organization which can be designed using actual work samples and examples delivered at your work site or at a Gateway campus.

Contact Lauri Howard the Director of Workforce Training at 262-564-2990 or email