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Corporate Training

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Elgin Community College's Corporate Training department provides customized and affordable training for all your personnel and operational needs. Our programs address the common training needs of businesses of all sizes and industries, and our local instructors have decades of experience in their respective fields. In addition, we customize your training so it can be delivered on-site and catered to your specific circumstances.

Workplace Safety Training Day

This information-packed event will deliver various learning opportunities for those in Manufacturing and Construction, such as Plant Managers, General Managers, Safety Officers, Human Resources, Frontline Supervisors, Project Managers, Owners, Operations and Finance Officers, and more. The event includes presentations from OSHA representatives and more, including:

  • Keynote presentation from Chris Daniels, a top-level EHS consultant with more than 30 years of industry expertise
  • More than 10 OSHA presenters delivering highly relevant and up-to-date material
  • Demonstrations of new safety products
  • An interactive Virtual Reality experience featuring training programs for Manufacturing and Construction.

Registration includes everything listed above, plus morning networking, lunch, and additional post-event networking. $129/person

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Workplace Safety Training Day Event Schedule

7:30-8 am Continental Breakfast and networking

8-8:15 am Event intro

8:15-9:15 am Keynote: Transforming Workplace Safety from Compliance to Culture by Chris Daniels

9:15-10:15 am Session 1

Session 1A: Machine Guarding and Lockout/Tagout by Carlos Gallego

Session 1B: OSHA Construction Focus 4 Hazards by Signey Hernandez

Session 1C: Silica Exposure: Protecting Workers and Ensuring Compliance by Stefanie Uriarte

10:15-10:30 am Break & Vendors

10:30-11:30 am Session 2

Session 2A: Emergency Management & Training Exercise Development by Ed LeFavour

Session 2B: NEP for Warehousing and Distribution + PIV & Material Handling by Peter Pekala

Session 2C: A "Health Perspective" of OSHA's Regional Emphasis Program for Food Mfg by Stephen Smolenski

11:30-12:30 pm New Product Demonstration in Seigle Auditorium: Tranfr VR, Virtual Reality Workforce Training Programs for Manufacturing & Construction

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm Session 3

Session 3A: Machine Guarding Basics with Robotics and AI by Richard Petitte

Session 3B: Hazard Communication in the Workplace by Mery Sennett

Session 3C: OSHA Update and Top 10 Violations by Philip Silwa

Session 3D: Scaffolding for Construction by Signey Hernandez

2:30-2:45 pm Break and Vendors

2:45-3:45 pm Session 4

Session 4A: Ergonomics & Back Injury Prevention by Gilberto Saucedo

Session 4B: OSHA Update and Top 10 Violations (Spanish) by Emanual Silva & Emanual Gonzales

3:45-3:50 pm Last Call for Vendor Visits

3:50-4:45 pm New Product Demonstration in Seigle Auditorium: Verve Motion's Safelift Exosuit

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Upcoming Lunch & Learns

Join us on the beautiful ECC campus for training on key topics for your company. Network with peers and return to work with new ideas and insights.

Lunch & Learn Events

  • June 12 - Bookkeeping with Quickbooks
  • August 14 - AI for Productivity
  • October 9 - De-escalation for the Everyday Worker

Popular corporate training topics include:

Workplace Safety

  • CPR/AED/First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens
  • OSHA-10 and OSHA-30
  • Safety Culture Survey
  • Mock OSHA Inspection
  • Forklift Driver Certification and Train the Trainer
  • Aerial Life Certification
  • Active Shooter

Continuous Improvement

  • Six Sigma Training
  • LEAN
  • Change Management

Office Productivity

  • AI for Everyday Productivity
  • Excel, Outlook, Teams, Word, etc
  • Office 365 Migration
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • QuickBooks

Skill-Specific/Custom Training

  • Workplace ESL
  • Machining 101
  • Shop Math
  • Blueprint Reading

Leadership Development

  • Essential Skills for new Managers or Supervisors
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Constructive Feedback/Difficult Conversations
  • Personality Assessments
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leading the Organization (for C-Suite and Owners)
  • Delegation and Accountability
  • Change Management
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • KPI's and Reporting

Human Resources Education

  • Intro to DEIJ
  • Selling the Idea of DEIJ to Ownership
  • Equitable Hiring Practices for HR Professionals
  • Implicit Bias
  • Aligning Strategies with Equity Goals
  • Incorporating Equity into Everyday Work

Health Care

  • Basic Life Support CPR
  • LEAN for Healthcare
  • Cultural Competence


  • Effective Grant Writing
  • Building an Effective Brand
  • Social Media Basics for Business
  • Creating Effective Fundraising Presentations

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Corporate Training

Paul Ohlson
Building K, Room K128

Contact Us

Monday through Friday: 8 am to 5:30 pm