Convince Your Boss to Send You to PARCtraining: 4 Strategies That Will Work

how-to-get-your-boss-to-let-you-go-to-trainingThe New Year is starting and now is the time to book your PARCview training session. With the new training calendar rolling out this is the perfect time to plan your get-a-way to the Northwest. Whether you need to escape the heat of summer, the cold of winter, or just need to get away from the plant, PARCtraining is your ticket to a welcome escape. Oh, did we mention the training?

PARCtraining provides in depth training across the entire scope of the dataPARC’s applications. PARCview users are aware of the power of this tool and its impact to the workplace, yet few can use all of the features. Chances are you have used some Trends, run some Centerlines, seen some Graphics and maybe even entered data into an MDE. We want you to unlock the power of our applications and help to convince your boss that a trip to the Northwest is worth your time, and theirs. Here are a few tips to get you on your way.

Portland Bridge

Downtown Portland – About 20 minutes from dataPARC campus

Tip #1: Make it about the Plant

Everyone can pull up a trend, but who can make the trend speak to them? PARCtraining will teach you to use trends as interactive tools to deliver the information you need most, when you need it. With an in-depth look at each of our applications you will come away with a new understanding of how PARCview works as a suite of applications to make managing your plant easier than ever.

PARCtraining Topics include:

  • Trends
  • Centerline
  • Run Browser
  • Manual Data Entry
  • PARCgraphics Designer
  • Logbook
  • Waterall
  • Configuration
  • And much more

Specialized instruction, small classes and practical application provide you with the tools to return to work ready to make PARCview work better than ever.

Tip #2: Show ROI

PARCtraining is 3 days of information, examples and practice. It is impossible not to come back without some takeaways. Receiving training directly from the engineers and support teams that you work with on a regular basis. They understand the challenges you face and can provide tips and tools from a wide range of experiences.

TrainingClass

Instructor Led Training at DataPARC Campus

Tip #3: Make it Personal

We encourage participants to think of and provide examples from their own mills. Make a plan of what you would like to change in your mill and what applications might make an impact. Plan on who you would like to meet while at training. Meet face to face with the engineers or support staff that you have talked with over the phone. Or you can plan to sit down with a developer to discuss how a feature could impact your company. Share this plan with your boss to let them know you are serious about making a difference and that your training will be a valuable asset to the company.

Tip #4: Be Honest

If all else fails be honest! Let your boss know you are coming to experience the Northwest culture, catch a Timbers match and try some new Microbrews. No matter the reason you want to come if you believe in it, you can sell it. Who knows, if you sell it well, maybe your boss will want to come too. Sign up to attend a PARCtraining today to make sure you are able to make the most of your trip.

Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast – About 2 hour drive from DataPARC campus

Check out our training calendar to see which of our upcoming training’s will work best for you. We hope to see you soon!

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