Invista Performance Solutions Delivers Grant Funded Technical Training to Local Manufacturer

              Client Profile: SAFE Boats International Marine Manufacturing and Welding Supervision Certification Funded by WA State Job Skills Program Grant   The Need: Established in 1997, SAFE (Secure All-Around Flotation Equipped) Boats International is a prominent boat manufacturing company based out of Bremerton, Washington. This company specializes in assembling…

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Leadership by the “Book”: The Leadership Challenge Part 2

Leadership—what exactly is it?  Leaders—what do they do?  What set of traits are most desirable for leaders?  We started answering these questions in more depth in our last blog by pointing you to a remarkable standard in the study of Leadership—The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner.  First published in 1987, it has…

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Experience Lean through LIVE Simulation!

Principles of Lean Manufacturing with Live Simulation (Lean 101) is a one-day seminar that introduces Lean Manufacturing. The classroom discussion and live simulation sessions will demonstrate the Lean concepts learned in the lectures. While appropriate for everyone who would like an introduction to the Principles of Lean Manufacturing, the simulation portion of the training will…

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Introverts CAN Enjoy Training!

Group training programs can sometimes be exhausting. I’ve been in training for 20 years and I still get a little nervous during large group interactions with people I don’t know very well, role plays in front of the group, and when the pace and energy set by the facilitator doesn’t give me adequate time to…

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Offset Your Training Costs– Funds Available

Invista Performance Solutions (IPS) is a local collaboration of community and technical colleges in Pierce County whose mission is to provide customized training and development programs to serve the needs of WA State employers. Our vision is to be a valued asset to organizations in our community, empowering their workforce to achieve its potential. One…

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Our Approach to Training and Development

Invista Performance Solutions is a collaboration of 4 Pierce County Community colleges.  Our mission is to provide customized training services to organizations in our own local community.  All the programs we offer are developed and delivered based on principles of adult learning. Adults learn best when they are actively engaged in their own learning process,…

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Lean Really Works in the Office Environment: One Conference’s Impact…

2017 Annual Washington State Government Lean Transformation Conference  Last Year I attended the Annual Washington State Government Lean Transformation Conference and it changed the way that I thought about processes and procedures within my organization. I realized after attending this conference that administration procedures and practices can absolutely improve if they are subjected to Lean…

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Invista Client Curation Support and Recommendations

Part II: Content Curation Ensures Continuous Employee Learning IPS recommends curation as a part of one of our learning campaigns! In the last few years, I have grown to be very proud to be a part of Invista Performance Solutions. Our ‘small community colleges partnership’ offers and delivers the best, top-level, customized training to our…

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