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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.

Online Workforce Retention Bootcamp – REGISTER ONLINE
Rate: $300 for SCAI members, $597 for non-members
Instructor: Magnet Culture
The struggle to retain today’s new workforce is real. That’s why Shelby County Associated Industries has partnered with workforce retention training company, Magnet Culture, to offer you a special deal on the Online Workforce Retention Bootcamp designed to help you keep people longer. This course shifts manager mindsets and bridges generational gaps, so you can help be part of the solution to reduce turnover costs, increase employee loyalty, and ensure high-quality products and services are delivered.  This seat to the Online Bootcamp NEVER expires, but we ask that you do not share the seat with other leaders. If you are interested in purchasing a seat we are running a special to purchase this at our member discounted rate of $300 (non-member price is $597).  Click here for more information.

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.

Team Building for Team Leaders – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is Sept. 16, 2022
Time: 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Dates: Wednesdays Oct. 5 – Nov. 2 (5-week course)
Location: Cardwell House (316 Main Street, Shelbyville, KY)
Rate: $650 for SCAI members, $1,300 for non-members
Instructor: Doug Semenick, Semenick and Associates
Team Building for Team Leaders is a set of five interactive workshops designed for Team Leaders to help them develop, sustain, and progressively improve healthy and productive work teams. Team Leaders will learn to focus their efforts on proven leadership and team building strategies including effective communication, collaboration, conflict resolution, and building a culture focused on results. The lessons are designed to implement immediately at the worksite and the program includes construction of a personal 90-day roll-out plan.  Download full course description.

Adult CPR and First Aid – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is Sept. 21, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Date: Friday, Oct. 7, 2022
Location: Shelby County Extension Office (1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville, KY 40065)
Rate: $80 for SCAI members, $140 for non-members
Instructor: Patty Sweasy
This is a comprehensive adult CPR and First Aid Course eligible for certification (to be awarded at the completion of the course). Download full course description.

Build Trust, Credibility and Respect to Improve Retention – REGISTER ONLINE
Deadline to register is Sept. 30, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. – Noon
Dates: Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022
Location: Live Online
Rate: $50 for SCAI members, $100 for non-members
Instructor: Merle Heckman, Dale Carnegie Training and Professional Development
In this module, you learn the difference between trust, credibility and respect, and how their nuances contribute to your ability to lead people to great heights. Building and restoring trust is not easy, but using the right techniques and tools will engender a healthy environment that engages people and ensures you retain them. Download full course description.

Spanish as a Second Language – REGISTER ONLINE!
Deadline to register is Oct. 19, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. – Noon
Dates: Mon/Wed November 7,9,14,16,21,28,30 Dec 5
Location: JCTC Shelby Campus
Rate: To be determined by total number of class participants, estimate $200 – 400 per participant
Instructor: Jefferson Community & Technical College
This course facilitates functional workplace conversation. It is a great base to help your teams operate more smoothly and efficiently.

English as a Second Language – REGISTER ONLINE!
Deadline to register is Sept. 1, 2022
Time:
4 – 7 p.m.
Dates:
Tues/Th Sept 20,22, 27, 29 October 4, 6, 11, 13
Location: 
JCTC Shelby Campus
Rate:
To be determined by total number of class participants, estimate $200 – 400 per participant
Instructor: 
Jefferson Community & Technical College
This course facilitates functional workplace conversation. It is a great base to help your teams operate more smoothly and efficiently.

Past Courses

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

Conflict Resolution

Leadership for Supervisors
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.

Leadership for Managers
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.

Six Sigma Green Belt
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.


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.