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LAST Stage of Transformation – Seminar

Training Within Industry – Job Instruction (Central NY Seminar)

Is your agency in the Final Stage of Transforming Your Workcenter to be Social Enterprises/Contract Manufacturers? Then join us in February for this 2.5 day seminar where you’ll gain the tools and techniques to break down tasks to a job, organize them and the training techniques necessary to train the worker for success on their job. Lunch will be provided.

Seminar Dates: (participants MUST attend all three days to receive certification)

  • February 11, 2020, 9 am – 3 pm
  • February 12, 2020, 9 am – 3 pm
  • February 13, 2020, 9 am – 11 am

Learn more about expected outcomes, how your company can benefit and who should participate.

Space is Limited – Register Today. 

Coaching Culture & Coffee

Creating a coaching culture requires the development of internal coaches who help their employees reach their highest potential. Learn why coaching is the right choice for enhanced performance organizations from professionally certified and experienced Emergent executive coaches.

Join us for this informative and interactive event that includes the following exercises:

  • Listening Practice
  • Coaching Practice
  • Values Assessment

A light breakfast will be provided.


ExportNY Information Session – Your Path to International Business Growth


Should I Export? Need Help Exporting?

Join TDO for an ExportNY information session (lunch provided) to discover if this interactive program is right for you and your business. 

ExportNY, an international business development program, is presented by TDO and Syracuse University in collaboration with the CNYIBA. It is designed for executives responsible for their company’s international marketing, finance and operations. ExportNY helps participants determine which:

  • international markets are attractive
  • prioritize efforts
  • develop strategies to penetrate each market
  • tackle the legal, cultural, logistical and regulatory issues of doing business abroad

The program takes a strategic approach to developing a global business plan and gives companies a jump start by providing classroom training, market research, tools and resources in a stimulating, interactive and supportive environment. ExportNY provides Syracuse University interns at no additional cost to help with research and implementation efforts under the guidance of the participant and program staff.

Participants spend two days per month in program sessions at the Whitman School of Management. Between sessions they work on developing and executing their plan. By the end of this fast-paced program, businesses are on their way to expanding their markets.


Business Owner Forum, Unlocking A Lifetime of Work

A business transition is a complex event that involves a full range of personal, business, wealth management and family concerns. Whether your transition is a few years away or a few decades away, it’s important to start thinking about how you want to live your future.

Panelists include local professionals and business owners sharing expertise on strategies to prepare for a successful exit. Sponsored by The Seneca Group at UBS Financial Services.

CenterState Member Cost: $49

Event is being held in partnership with CenterState CEO & Sponsored by The Seneca Group at UBS Financial Services.

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Kata in the Conference Room – Introduction to Toyota Kata

If your organization struggles with achieving business goals or can’t seem to get continuous improvement to become ingrained in the culture, you don’t want to miss this session.

Join TDO for a fun and interactive introduction to the subject of Toyota Kata facilitated by a Kata Coach with over 400 coaching sessions under his belt. “Kata in the Conference Room” is an adaptation of Mike Rother’s “Kata in the Classroom” targeted at people in a manufacturing office environment. Participants will be exposed to the 2 fundamental patterns that are the secret to Toyota’s continuous improvement culture; The Improvement Kata and the Coaching Kata. Learning will occur through a hands-on exercise guaranteed to engage everyone.


CANCELLED – Manage Your Business Risk: Electrical Safety In The Workplace


Each year hundreds of deaths and thousands of burn injuries occur due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast that could be avoided through compliance with NFPA 70E standards.

Join Upstate Safety Services and TDO who will be discussing the risk associated with basic electrical hazards and the complex phenomenon that is an arc flash. Learn about the history and dangers of electricity and how compliance with NFPA 70E standards can prevent unsafe electrical conditions from occurring. To drive home the idea that we are only human, we will open up our database of “Safety Shortcomings” to highlight how facilities can easily neglect their own safety programs.

Who Should Attend:

  • Business Owners
  • Safety Team Leaders and Members
  • Production Supervisors
  • Plant Managers
  • Anyone Responsible for Safety

Toyota Kata 10-Hour Program & ½ Day Simulation

Enroll Now for Special Introductory Program & Pricing

Special Introductory Cost: $500 (a $1500 value)
Space is limited: 10 participants total (limit 2 per company)

Take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to learn and practice Toyota Kata while acquiring your 10-Hour Program certificate, a pre-requisite to the 40-Hour Train-the-Trainer Program. This two-day program includes:

  • ½ Day Simulation intertwining knowledge of the process and principles with hands-on practice powerfully illustrating the effectiveness of Toyota Kata. It provides an introduction and foundation which will amplify the value of the 10-Hour program.
  • The Toyota Kata 10-hour program models the proven training methodology of the TWI programs, helping attendees grasp the core knowledge and become proficient in using the Coaching Kata and Improvement Kata in a short time.

Along with the class, receive an additional 4 hours of follow-up coaching.

The program is offered by TDO in collaboration with the TWI Institute.

Please contact Mary Clare Sweeney at 315-425-5144 x305 for more information or to register. Or if you prefer fill out our contact form and we’ll get back to you. Space is limited, so register today.