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Associated Industries

Associated Industries

Shelby County Associated Industries, Inc. (SCAI) is comprised of local industrial companies who, although different, are united to meet their collective educational and training needs. We strive to achieve the following parameters:

  • Communicate!  Keep everyone involved and knowledgeable about what is going on in the industrial arena.
  • Build relationships between companies
  • Workforce Training
  • Share Best Practices
  • Partner with Local Agencies
  • Remove Barriers

Contact Libby Adams (libby@scidf.com) to join and get access to bi-monthly guest speakers, stronger community relationships, best practices and workforce training.

Training Consortium

In an ever-changing world, we support our local workforce with opportunities and skills to stay in the game. The training opportunities are open to any SCAI member in good standing. Members have first choice of all course offerings, but courses may be made available to non-members if class size permits.

Workforce Retention – Leadership Intensive – REGISTER ONLINE
Time: 8:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Dates: June 16, 2022
Location: Shelby County Cooperative Extension Office
(1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065)
Rate: $100
Instructor: Cara Silletto, Magnet Culture
Workforce thought-leader, Cara Silletto, CSP, MBA, will discuss what’s going on TODAY in the employee market and what you can do to attract and keep people longer. She will walk through the MAGNET framework which includes strategies for management effectiveness, attracting/recruiting, guidance upon entry (onboarding), and more! This program is designed for owners, executives, directors, managers, and HR leaders.

Leadership for Supervisors – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is May 18, 2022 extended to May 27.
Time: 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Dates: Thursdays June 2 – July 14 (7-week course)
Location: Stratton Community Center
Rate: $700 for SCAI members, $1,400 for non-members
Instructor: Doug Semenick, Semenick and Associates
The purpose of this course is to teach, apply and reinforce effective Front Line Leader skills for people in a leadership role who have limited authority and work directly with front line workers. It involves personal goal setting, classroom sessions with learning teams, coaching at the worksite, a personal action and 10-week follow through plan to reinforce the learning over the next 90 days. Download full course description.

Leadership for Managers – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is May 18, 2022 extended to May 27.
Time: 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Dates: Thursdays June 2 – July 14 (7-week course)
Location: Stratton Community Center
Rate: $750 for SCAI members, $1,500 for non-members
Instructor: Doug Semenick, Semenick and Associates
The purpose of this course is teach, apply and reinforce skills proven to produce excellence in management. This Intensive involves personal goal setting, classroom sessions with learning teams, coaching at the worksite, and a personal action and a 10-week follow through plan to reinforce the learning over the next 90 days.  Download full course description.

Six Sigma – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is May 20, 2022
Time:
 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dates: Green Belt – June 13-15, June 20-22
Dates: Black Belt – July 27-29, Aug. 1-2
Location: Stratton Community Center
Rate: $1,600 – 2,700 for SCAI members, $3,200 – 5,400 for non-members
Instructor:
Advantage Kentucky Alliance
Six Sigma training and certification workshops introduce participants to the DMAIC process, a quality improvement and problem-solving methodology used to advance business performance. Participants learn how to improve the efficiency of their production process while simultaneously eliminating waste from the process. This training engages participants in small group projects to gain “hands on” experience by examining improvement opportunities at their workplace. Download full course description.

Emotional Intelligence – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is Aug. 17, 2022
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Date: Sept. 1, 2022
Location: Stratton Community Center
Rate: $150 for SCAI members, $300 for non-members
Instructor: Doug Semenick, Semenick and Associates
This seminar explores how you can boost productivity, lead more effectively, and enjoy more satisfying relationships through Emotional Competence. Download full course description.

Project Management – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is Aug. 31, 2022
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dates: Sept. 15 and 16, 2022 (2-day course)
Location: Stratton Community Center
Rate: $250 for SCAI members, $500 for non-members
Instructor: Doug Semenick, Semenick and Associates
This course provides hands-on instruction in the fundamentals of project management processes and nine knowledge areas in alignment with Project Management Institute (PMI) Standards.   Download full course description.

Past Courses

Contact our training coordinator, charlie@scidf.com, if you would like to request a repeat of any past courses.

CPR/First Aid
Conflict Resolution


The Shelby County Associated Industries, Inc.—Training Consortium will work to administer all course offerings with the hope that we meet the following objectives:

  • Provide training opportunities for local employers and their workforce.
  • Be flexible in our schedule of course offerings to meet the needs of all local industry.
  • Secure various grants to help offset costs.
  • Ensure this program is easy to use and meets all employer’s needs.
  • Improve the quality of our workforce, both for today and for the future.

Sharing Costs

The efforts of this consortium help provide all involved with unique opportunities to share costs for training and to obtain funding to help lessen the financial burden on our local industries.

The Consortium obtains funding from different grant sources. We strive to utilize all sources available to us.