“CITEC’s Lean White Belt curriculum has inspired a new realm of thinking for our employees which generates bench strength for leadership, and continual transformation.”

Beth Sussey
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Otis Technology

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2017 Programs

CITEC is always available to set up training at your facility, but we also offer public sessions throughout the year at locations across the region.


Lean Foundations — First sessions begin January 16, 2017
Will also run in July
Participants are introduced to core Lean tools through a combination of classroom presentation, simulations and group activities during 4-hour sessions held over five days.

Lean Leadership — August through October 2017
Ideally suited to senior and mid-level managers and focuses on managing implementation, engaging all levels of stakeholders, metrics, and accountability.

Lean White Belt — Begins February 7, 2017
Ten full-day classroom sessions, one class every two weeks, to allow participants to complete in-plant assignments between sessions to realize impacts for your organization immediately.

Lean Green Belt — August 2017 through February 2018
Eight classroom days, with sessions scheduled about every three weeks. Candidates who complete the program become Lean leaders and trainers in your organization.

Lean 6 Sigma — Begins April 4, 2017
Eight days over two months, this measurement-based strategy focuses on process improvement and standardization through in-plant projects that allow your organization to realize immediate impacts.

Safety Day — May 17, 2017
Join us for this popular, annual safety event held each May that provides training from local safety experts, information from OSHA, and an opportunity to network with your peers. Details coming soon.

Supervisor Training Level 1

Beginning January 25, 2017 in Plattsburgh

February 1, 2017 in Akwesasne, Plattsburgh, and Watertown

August 2, 2017 in Akwesasne
The essentials of supervising others including peers, in eight weekly sessions.


Supervisor Training Level 2

Begins February 2, 2017 and

April 5, 2017 in Akwesasne
Supervisors as leaders with a focus on strong communication in eight weekly sessions.


Supervisor Training Level 3

Begins January 25, 2017 and

August 2, 2017 in Akwesasne
Focuses on leadership and influence; building and managing teams, in eight weekly sessions.


Supervisor Training Level 4
Begins April 5, 2017
in Akwesasne
and will run again in August, 2017
Leading and managing supervisors, including change management, critical thinking, negotiation, and stress management.


Safety Training — Runs January through June

Various topics including OSHA 10-Hour for General Industry, Safety for Supervisors, Lockout/Tagout, Eelctrical Safety/Arc Flash, and a lot more. On-site training is available, and most of this is available at no cost to your company!


Manufacturing Day — October 6, 2017

Manufacturing Day is a national movement meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Plans for 2017 are underway. If you would like to participate, whether as a student, a school representative, a manufacturer, or a sponsor, please contact us.


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CITEC is a not-for-profit business consulting organization driven by a mission to help the small- and medium-sized enterprises in northern New York to thrive. The depth of our consulting team's expertise and an unbeatable nationwide network of resources will deliver the impacts your business needs to grow strategically, improve profitability, and create the competitive advantages you need.

We have proven results. Our clients are surveyed by an independent third party upon project completion and have reported amazing impacts to their businesses because of our assistance. On average, working with CITEC provides a return of $71 for every $1 of project cost.


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