Events and Workshops

All workshops can be delivered onsite for your company. Contact mepworkshops@purdue.edu or 800-275-6810.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ONLINE TRAINING

Green Generalist Online Training Workshop Scheduled

Event Details:

Green Generalist Online Training
The Green Generalist Online training module is an online interactive educational course that provides awareness of the many topics and issues of sustainability. It is comprised of 7 sections, 7 tests, and 3 interactive simulations that embed the concepts of sustainability through example.  It takes between 3-4 hours to complete this training. 

Now, you can learn how to apply environmentally friendly practices in the workplace… on your schedule.


Learn general awareness on:

  • What is “Green”?

  • Sustainability and Global Conditions

  • Material & Solid Waste Management

  • Energy Management

  • Chemical Waste Generation / Green Chemistry

  • Climate / Air Emissions Management

  • Supply Water / Wastewater Management

  • Environmental Business Management

This workshop is a part of the Green Enterprise Development Program offered by Purdue TAP.  For more information, view our GreenED Informational Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5Z3wV9VCdw.

 

Upon completion of the online program, participants receive a certificate from Purdue TAP.

Demo the Green Generalist Online Training Course at:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YZYYVgo-7Q&feature=related

Benefits of Online Learning:

  • Flexibility: Complete the workshop on your schedule, at your pace. Courses are available 24/7.

  • Accessibility: Learn from any location. By not driving to a workshop, you’re on your way to reducing your carbon footprint!

  • Ease of Use: Once you register, we’ll send you a direct link to access the Green Generalist Online workshop.

  • Credibility: You will receive a Green Generalist certificate from Purdue TAP upon completion of the course.


Note for Indiana Residents:  If you work or live in the state of Indiana, you are eligible to purchase this online training course at a 9% discounted rate of $175. Enter Discount Code: INMEPA01 when registering.

Appropriate For:

The course is valuable to people in all positions and all business sectors.

You Will Learn:

Green concepts and the components of sustainability.

Price:

$195.00

Workshop Dates:


Available 24/7
Purdue University Continuing Education & Conferences
Online
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47906

Registration Deadline: None

Green Manufacturing Specialist Certificate Online Review & Exam Preparation Workshop Scheduled

Event Details:

Green Manufacturing Specialist Certificate Online Review & Exam Preparation


This online workshop is designed to help prepare you to take the SME Green Manufacturing Certificate Exam. Participants will review the exam body of knowledge developed from the Purdue TAP Green Enterprise Development program through an online video presentation that includes recorded instructor lecture and PowerPoint presentations, in order to help you understand topics and questions that may appear on the exam.

Review Topics/Modules include:

1.       Sustainability and global conditions

2.      Material and solid waste management

3.      Energy management

4.      Chemical waste management and green chemistry

5.      Climate change and air emissions management

6.      Supply water and waste water management

7.      Environmental business management

 

Duration: This online review is in seven modules, approximately 16 hours of video total in length.

Cost: $700 / per person* includes online training access via email and training workbook.

*Does not include SME exam fee. You will need to coordinate the SME Green Manufacturing Specialist exam directly with SME at www.sme.org/green.

***Sample the online training course with this preview:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhY12nVbLN4 

Training Workbook: Includes all PowerPoint slides featured in the online training videos and will ship within 10 business days of registering for this course. You can use this workbook during the open book SME Green Manufacturing Specialist Certificate Exam scheduled through SME.

To Register: Use the online registration link below.  You will receive en email with the website URL access information to begin the online training within 10 minutes of registering. We recommend you register and then contact SME immediately to coordinate the exam and proctor while waiting on your training workbook to arrive in the mail.         

- Email #1 - Confirms your new account has been set up with Purdue Conferences

- Email #2 - Confirms your recent transaction.

- Email #3 - Provides you access to the online training course through Moodle, including your user name and password. Enjoy!

For More Information: Contact TAPworkshops@purdue.edu or call 317-275-6820.

Appropriate For:

Entire Workshop

You Will Learn:

The exam body of knowledge developed from the Purdue TAP Green Enterprise Development program

Price:

$700.00

Workshop Dates:


Available 24/7
Available 24/7 online
Purdue University Continuing Education & Conferences


Registration Deadline: None

EVENTS BY CATEGORY

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Compressed Air Challenge: Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems

Event Details:

Participants learn how to:

Develop a compressed air system management action plan for your plant
Compute the current cost of your plant's compressed air systems
Determine the impact of different compressor control types
Measure and create a baseline of system performance
Identify steps for proper system operation
Discover basic approach for cutting costs
 
Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.


Appropriate For:

Those with responsibilities related to the proper operation and maintenance of a compressed air system.

You Will Learn:

Participants will learn how to achieve higher productivity, reduce downtime, realize greater energy savings. Have increased product quality and greater efficiency.

Price:

$295.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Compressed Air Challenge: Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems 12

Demand Management

Event Details:

 

Many companies can reduce energy costs by reducing their peak electricity demand each month.  Utilities encourage this with different tariff structures and financial incentives.  Attendees of this workshop will learn how to measure, monitor and control peak energy use as well as understand how their energy consumption profile impacts their bottom line.  The workshop also covers:

  Units of electrical measure and utility billing
  How to cost justify reductions in peak demand
  Utility tariff components and how they impact your costs
  Which systems impact peak demand
  How to adjust your load profile and control peak demand
  The pros and cons of different types of distributed generation


Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.4 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 4 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.



Appropriate For:

Facility managers, plant engineers, maintenance supervisors and any professional staff with an interest in reducing energy costs and an organization’s environmental impact.

You Will Learn:

An understanding of electrical demand, utility tariffs, load profile, peak demand and distributed generation as it relates to industrial processes.

Price:

$99.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Demand Management 93

Energy Savings 101

Event Details:

This half-day program provides real-world case studies and the tools necessary for industrial facility personnel to incorporate energy efficiency into financial decision making. The training is designed to teach attendees an overview of energy sources, uses, and measurements. Participants will learn how to analyze an electric utility bill, identify the major components of a mechanical system, and develop long-term energy savings strategies using a “systems” approach to minimizing energy costs. 
 

Credits:

Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.4 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 4 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.

Appropriate For:

Facility managers, plant engineers, maintenance supervisors and any professional staff with an interest in reducing energy costs and an organization’s environmental impact. This is a great workshop for members of energy efficiency teams who do not have a strong technical background and who want to learn energy efficiency basics.

You Will Learn:

How to incorporate energy efficiency best practices into your financial decisions.

Price:

$99.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Energy Savings 101 14

Fan System Assessment Tool (FSAT)

Event Details:

Optimizing industrial fan systems can take on many forms, but any fan optimization project must meet the needs of the process. This 1-day end-user targeted workshop highlights the benefits of fan system optimization and examines fan system performance characteristics and practical issues concerning measurement data. The session introduces the DOE's Fan System Assessment Tool (FSAT). This powerful analysis software helps you quantify the potential benefits of configuring fan systems for optimal performance, calculate the amount of energy use by your fan system, and estimate fan system efficiency. Learn how the software works, what data is required for FSAT, and how to interpret assessment results.

In addition, this workshop includes discussion to help you:

  • Calculate the cost of operating fans in your facility
  • Understand the interaction between the fan curve and the system curve
  • Analyze the optimization potential of fan systems
  • Create an action plan to improve fan system efficiency and reliability in your plant.

Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.

Appropriate For:

Those with responsibilities related to the proper operation and maintenance of large industrial fan and blower systems.

You Will Learn:

The benefits of fan system optimization and how to reduce energy costs.

Price:

$199.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Fan System Assessment Tool (FSAT) 60

Fundamentals of Lighting

Event Details:

Learn how to reduce energy costs through the use of more efficient lighting technologies, improved system control and more during the Fundamentals of Lighting workshop. Participants will also learn advantages and disadvantages of different lighting systems, how to calculate energy cost savings, how to evaluate opportunities and make the business case for investments that reduce energy cost, and how to determine potential energy savings through changing technologies and installing automatic controls.



Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.4 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 4 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.

Appropriate For:

Those with responsibilities related to the purchase, operation and maintenance of lighting systems. This is a great workshop for members of energy efficiency teams who do not have a strong technical background and who want to learn energy efficiency basics.

You Will Learn:

Methods of reducing energy costs through use of more efficient lighting technologies and improved systems control.

Price:

$99.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Fundamentals of Lighting 54

Fundamentals of Power Factor

Event Details:

Low power factor is expensive and can be damaging to many systems. By attending this half-day workshop, you will learn how improving your power factor will reduce electrical bills and increase your electrical system’s capacity.

Join in discussions about:
•  Measuring and calculating power factor
•  Causes of low power factor
•  How power factor can impact utility charges
•  Calculating energy cost savings
•  Installing capacitance
•  Reducing harmonics


Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.4 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 4 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.

Appropriate For:

Facility managers, plant engineers, maintenance supervisors and any professional staff with an interest in reducing energy costs and an organization’s environmental impact.

You Will Learn:

How to measure and calculate power factor, why power factor matters, calculating energy cost savings, controlling power factor, capacitance, and harmonics as it relates to industrial processes.

Price:

$99.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Fundamentals of Power Factor 94

Green Generalist (Green 101)

Event Details:

This workshop is part of Purdue TAP's Green Enterprise Development Program.

The Green Generalist (Green 101) workshop combines classroom-style learning with an interactive "live" simulation. Class participants are given the tools to redesign a fictitious company’s business using green techniques in order to improve customer and employee satisfaction. Participants will be able to apply methods of improving their overall environmental sustainability in the workplace and personal situations.

Green 101 will provide a general awareness on:

  • What is "Green"?
  • Sustainability and Global Conditions
  • Material & Solid Waste Management
  • Energy Management
  • Chemical Waste Generation / Green Chemistry
  • Climate / Air Emissions Management
  • Supply Water / Wastewater Management
  • Environmental Business Management
  • Develop an Implementation Action Plan


Note: This workshop is part of the 8-Day Green Generalist & Specialist Certificate Program that prepares you for the SME Green Manufacturing Specialist Exam. Exam takes place on day 8. For more information, visit

https://learn.ipfw.edu/ShowSchedule.awp?~~GROUP~.TAP~Lean+Manufacturing+Series



Credits:Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.


Appropriate For:

Entire Workforce

You Will Learn:

Green concepts, key environmental issues facing manufacturers, and the components of sustainability.

Price:

$295.00

Workshop Dates:

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.
If you are interested in future workshop dates, please click the Submit Event Request button.
Green Generalist (Green 101) 1

Green Generalist Online Training Workshop Scheduled

Event Details:

Green Generalist Online Training
The Green Generalist Online training module is an online interactive educational course that provides awareness of the many topics and issues of sustainability. It is comprised of 7 sections, 7 tests, and 3 interactive simulations that embed the concepts of sustainability through example.  It takes between 3-4 hours to complete this training. 

Now, you can learn how to apply environmentally friendly practices in the workplace… on your schedule.


Learn general awareness on:

  • What is “Green”?

  • Sustainability and Global Conditions

  • Material & Solid Waste Management

  • Energy Management

  • Chemical Waste Generation / Green Chemistry

  • Climate / Air Emissions Management

  • Supply Water / Wastewater Management

  • Environmental Business Management

This workshop is a part of the Green Enterprise Development Program offered by Purdue TAP.  For more information, view our GreenED Informational Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5Z3wV9VCdw.

 

Upon completion of the online program, participants receive a certificate from Purdue TAP.

Demo the Green Generalist Online Training Course at:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YZYYVgo-7Q&feature=related

Benefits of Online Learning:

  • Flexibility: Complete the workshop on your schedule, at your pace. Courses are available 24/7.

  • Accessibility: Learn from any location. By not driving to a workshop, you’re on your way to reducing your carbon footprint!

  • Ease of Use: Once you register, we’ll send you a direct link to access the Green Generalist Online workshop.

  • Credibility: You will receive a Green Generalist certificate from Purdue TAP upon completion of the course.


Note for Indiana Residents:  If you work or live in the state of Indiana, you are eligible to purchase this online training course at a 9% discounted rate of $175. Enter Discount Code: INMEPA01 when registering.

Appropriate For:

The course is valuable to people in all positions and all business sectors.

You Will Learn:

Green concepts and the components of sustainability.

Price:

$195.00

Workshop Dates:


Available 24/7
Purdue University Continuing Education & Conferences
Online
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47906

Registration Deadline: None

Green Manufacturing Specialist Certificate Online Review & Exam Preparation Workshop Scheduled