MESA International Launches MESA Global Education Program

By Mesa International, PRNE
Sunday, January 16, 2011

Important initiative addresses knowledge gap in Operations Management field globally

CHANDLER, Arizona, January 17, 2011 - MESA International today announced the launch of the MESA Global
Education Program, delivering independent competency training in the MES/MOM
(Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions/Manufacturing Operations Management)
arena. The program aims to remove the recognized lack of wide-scale MES/MOM
competency as a barrier to plant and supply chain optimization and global
operations excellence.

With members in 78 countries, MESA is an independent, objective community
of like-minded enterprises and people working to make Operations more
reliable, capable and profitable. The MESA Global Education Program offers
Certificate of Competency and Certificate of Awareness programs on different
subjects and audiences. The initial programs offered focus on MES/MOM
Methodologies and Business Awareness.

    -- MESA Certificate of Competency (CoC): MES/MOM Methodologies - a 4-day,
       comprehensive program of MES/MOM Methodologies courses aimed at
       Systems Analysts, Architects, Programmers, Project Managers and
    -- MESA Certificate of Awareness (CoA): MES/MOM Business Awareness - a
       2-day, high-level program of MES/MOM Business Functions courses geared
       for executives, manufacturing/operations and IT personnel and sales
          Locations     MES/MOM Methodologies   MES/MOM Business Functions
                         4-day Certificate of       2-day Certificate of
                           Competency (CoC)           Awareness (CoA)
    Nuneaton                June 14 - 17           February 28 - March 1
    United Kingdom
    Haarlem                       -                     March 7 - 8
    The Netherlands
    Copenhagen                    -                     April 7 - 8
    Johannesburg              May 4 - 7                 May 11 - 12
    South Africa
    Sydney                   April 5 - 8               April 11 - 12
    Melbourne               April 18 - 21              April 14 - 15
    Chicago                 March 8 - 11               March 14 - 15
    U.S.A.                                             March 16 - 17
    Philadelphia             April 5 - 8               April 11 - 12
    U.S.A.                                             April 13 - 14
    San Francisco            May 9 - 12                  May 3 - 4
    U.S.A.                                               May 5 - 6
    Toronto/Mississauga    May 31 - June 3              June 6 - 7
    Canada                                              June 8 - 9

Course abstracts, schedules and registration information are available
online at


MESA International is a global community of manufacturers, producers,
industry leaders and solution providers focused on improving Operations
Management capabilities through the effective application of technology
solutions and best practices. We:

    -- Collect, share and publish best practices and guidance to drive
       greater productivity and the overall profitability of the
       manufacturing enterprise
    -- Facilitate innovation and collaboration to enable the real-time
       enterprise and Plant to Enterprise integration
    -- Enable members to connect, contribute, cultivate understanding, and
       exchange strategies to drive operations excellence

Contact: DeAnn Fedyski, +1-480-893-6883,

DeAnn Fedyski, +1-480-893-6883, deann at

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