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Lake Area Industries/McNeese Engineering Partnership - Highlights

Lake Area Industries/McNeese Engineering Partnership - Highlights

Highlights of the First Decade

  • Seminars requested by industrial partners and planned months advance - 38
  • With total attendees - 1,460
  • Total cost of these seminars - $394,729
  • Average cost per attendee - $270
  • Seminars & Workshops for PSM Study group - 64
  • Total attendees - 1,760
  • Seminars on Equipment Reliability - 3
  • Total attendees - 180
  • Professional Engineering Ethics seminars - 3
  • Total attendees - 120
  • Overall attendees at LAI/MEP sponsored seminars & workshop - 3,500

To train this number of industrial personnel in distant cities would have cost between $1.5 to $2 million dollars if not available in Lake Charles. The real benefit to local industry is that a large number of the workforce has received training for the available level of training funds.