2024 Cybersecurity Webinar Series

CMMC 2.0: Navigating the Latest Updates and What They Mean for You

March 21, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Stay ahead of the curve with insights into the latest CMMC 2.0 updates, including the impact of the revision of NIST SP 800-171 (Rev 3). Understand the changes, anticipate new requirements, and learn how your business can smoothly transition to the updated standards.

Decoding CMMC: A Step-by-Step Compliance Roadmap

April 18, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Unpack the complexities of CMMC compliance with a clear, step-by-step roadmap. From scoping to certification, this session lays out each phase, helping you navigate the path to compliance with confidence.

The Human Factor: Cultivating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness

May 16, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

From recognizing phishing attempts to safeguarding sensitive data, this webinar empowers your workforce with essential cybersecurity knowledge. Create a human firewall with informed, vigilant employees.

Strategic Scoping: Simplifying CMMC Compliance

June 20, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Uncover the art of ‘scoping’ to streamline your CMMC journey, focusing on defining the IT boundaries that contain CUI. This approach not only simplifies compliance but also makes it more cost-effective for small businesses.

Blueprint for Security: Essential Policies and Procedures for Cyber Defense

July 18, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Establish a solid cybersecurity foundation with the right policies and procedures. This webinar guides you through the essential documents your business needs, from incident response plans to data protection policies.

Beyond Your Borders: Ensuring Vendor Compliance with CMMC & NIST 800-171

August 15, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Explore strategies to extend your cybersecurity standards to third-party vendors. Learn how to assess vendor compliance, address gaps, and maintain a secure supply chain in line with CMMC and NIST 800-171 standards.

Tackling the Tough Ten: Strategies for the Hardest CMMC Requirements

September 19, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Break down the ten most challenging aspects of CMMC compliance. This session offers practical strategies, expert tips, and resources to turn these hurdles into milestones on your compliance journey.

Ready, Set, Respond: Your 72-Hour Plan for Cyber Incidents

October 17, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

A step-by-step guide to crafting a comprehensive response strategy that kicks in when a cyber incident strikes. Learn how to mobilize your response team, communicate effectively, and mitigate damage within the first 72 hours.

Meeting Cyber Insurance Compliance: A Guide for Small Businesses

November 21, 2024 | 2-3PM EST

Navigate the prerequisites for cyber insurance compliance, understanding the specific safeguards and protocols insurers require. This session emphasizes actionable steps to meet compliance standards, enhancing your eligibility and positioning your business to effectively mitigate cyber-related risks.

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2024 Excellence in Leadership Series

Announcing the Spring 2024 Excellence in Leadership Series.

The Delaware MEP has a core group of highly interactive workshops focused on helping your organizations current and future leadership succeed in today’s highly competitive market place. Based on needs identified by manufacturing clients over time, we have combined some of our proven training content delivered by top instructors to give your organization their best chance for success. This series is specifically tailored towards core leadership skill-sets both at an interpersonal and team-based level.

These courses maybe covered through a training grant. Contact your DEMEP Business Advisor to learn more.

All classes will be held at the Delaware Technical Community College – Stanton Campus.

Teambuilding for Performance

April 23, 2024 | 8:30am-4:30am

Unleash the power of your team! This 1 day highly interactive workshop will help you to build a productive team, understand how to motivate them while appreciating their strengths and opportunities. This class will address motivation, feedback, delegation and empowerment. Communication and conflict resolution will be lightly addressed. Virtual teams and team management will be explained.
NOTE: Depending on location and request, activities can be more or less physical.


April 30, 2024 | 8:30am-12:00pm

Understand the basics of communication and what makes it work and not work! Learn the skills and tools to improve your communication skills dramatically with a little effort and thoughtfulness. We will discuss verbal and written communication skills, focus on listening and develop a personal improvement plan.

Conflict resolution

April 30, 2024 | 1:00pm-4:30pm

Learn how to identify when a conflict exists, analyze the situation, and bring it to an acceptable resolution. Participants will learn about their own preferred conflict resolution strategy and how to improve their style and outcomes. The 5 conflict resolution model will be used.

Problem Solving and Decision Making

May 7, 2024 | 8:30am-4:30pm

With a focus on root cause determination, problem solving tools and techniques will be taught and practiced utilizing a 7 step PDCA [plan, do , check, act] process that is relatable to other processes used in corrective action or for Six Sigma projects. Participants will use basic brainstorming, 5 whys, fishbones diagrams as well as more advanced innovation tools and prioritization models. Decision making process and tools will round out the perfect day in critical thinking processes.

Project Execution

May 14, 2024 | 8:30am-12:00pm

Learn the process and techniques for project management. During this introductory workshop, participants will learn the 4 stages of project work: define the work, build a plan, control execution and evaluate project performance.

Change Management

May 14, 2024 | 1:00pm-4:30pm

Understanding the process of change and how it affects everyone can help us to keep the team motivated and focused on success. This workshop will cover the basics of organizational change [everyday occurrence in today’s world] and how to be the best leader of your team during changes. A change model and assessment will be introduced during the training.

Customer Focus

May 21, 2024 | 8:30am-12:00pm

Learn how to focus your team on the customer and their needs. We will learn about and hone in on internal and external customer needs. Participants will understand how to analyze the needs of their customers and prioritize meeting the needs on a day-to-day basis. There will be a focus on empathy and commitment.


May 21, 2024 | 1:00-4:30pm

If you’re not innovating, your competition is, and that could leave you in the dust! Learn what innovation means to you, your team and your company while you understand what you can do to create the environment for innovative thinking from your team. Innovate your business approach based on a certified Innovation Engineering Black Belt process.

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DEMEP/FORMIC: Robotic Palletizer Demo

Free Demo Event – Register Today!

May 22, 2024
Session I: 8 – 11 a.m.
Session II: 1 – 3 p.m.

Delaware Technical Community College
Stanton Campus, 400 Stanton-Christiana RD.
Newark, DE 197131

Join us as for an opportunity to experience robotic palletizing and automation first hand. We are partnering with Formic to share automation information, provide demonstrations of robotic case stacking onto pallets, experience the ease of programing robots, and answer all of your questions on the best ways to bring automation into your facility and production processes.

Formic Engineers & Technicians Will Provide:

  • Robotic Case Packing Onto Pallet Demonstrations
  • Information on Robotics-as-a-Service
  • Explain Differences Between Cobots and Industrial Palletizing Robots
  • Tips on Adopting Automation
  • Refreshments and Networking

In Partnership With:

Formic: Founded in 2020, Formic is accelerating the adoption of automation across small to mid-sized U.S. manufacturers and boosting productivity by removing the risk, complexity, upfront capital, and expertise that typically exist as barriers to onboarding this transformative technology. Our “Robotics-as-a-Service” model delivers automation at a low hourly rate with contractually guaranteed performance. Customers only pay for the time the machines are producing for the business.

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AME Neptune Technology Group Virtual Tour Hosted by Delaware MEP

May 22, 2024
1 – 3 p.m.

Neptune’s story began more than twelve decades ago in 1892 with a commitment to being good stewards of water and exclusively serving water utilities through innovation and in support of their efforts to conserve a vital resource. Today, they are proud to serve more than 4,000 water utilities across North America. Their customer-centric philosophy drives our approach to be purposeful, adaptive, connected, and responsible.

Why you should attend:
In this video tour of our facilities, you’ll see how Neptune strives to be your most valued partner through engineering and craftsmanship that are recognized far and wide. From lead free, bronze-body water meters to advanced radio frequency technologies to industry-leading software solutions, it originates in one place. We’re proud that nearly all of our products and systems are made in America – more specifically, our headquarters and manufacturing facility in Tallassee, Alabama.

We will walk you through our Neptune Management System (NMS) that is based on Lean Principles. We want you to leave with an understanding of our values as a company and key tips you can implement in your own workforce. You can enjoy our small-town company and see how multiple generations of families enjoy being a part of the Neptune team.

What you will see:
From communication boards to new state-of-the-art equipment, you will see how our NMS creates a safe and enriched environment for quality, innovation, and much more. Our leaders will show you what is presented on our Gemba walks, discuss our quality processes, entertain with pictures and videos from employee engagement events, and let you see “behind the scenes” into Neptune’s culture.

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