• July 29, 2014

Streamlining Today’s Training and Orientation Programs

In the manufacturing industry, the concept of lean production has grown rapidly as companies aim to promote efficiency. To put it simply, a lean system means “creating more value for customers with fewer resources” (http://www.lean.org/whatslean/). Lean thinking can be applied…

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  • April 11, 2014

Student Retention and Persistence

Orientation is a form of guidance that gives students the tools to be successful throughout their education paths.  According to the California Student Success Task Force, “extensive research has documented the importance of assessment, orientation, and informed education planning to…

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