Areas of Expertise Codes

100  Business Management and Finance
101   Accounting Systems, Cost Accounting
102   Computer Hardware Systems
103   Defense Conversion
104   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
105   Financial Planning
106   Financing
107   Management Information Systems (MIS)
108   Organizational Analysis
109   Enterprise Research Planning (ERP)
110   Strategic Planning
111   Supply Chain Management
112   Constraint Management
199   Other Business Management and Finance

200  Product Development
201   CAD/CAE
202   Design
203   Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
204   Materials Engineering
205   Patenting
206   Rapid Prototyping/Reverse Engineering
299   Other Product Development

300  Marketing, Sales, and Distribution
301   Advertising
302   Distribution and Logistics
303   Exports
304   Government Procurement
305   Market Research and Strategy
399   Other Marketing, Sales, and Distribution

400  Manufacturing Operations
401   Automation, Robotics
402   Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
403   Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)
404   Control Systems, Barcoding
405   Just In Time (JIT) Management
406   Materials Management and Inventory
407   MRP/MRPII
408   Plant Layout
409   Production Planning and Scheduling
410   Setup and Changeover
411   Preventative Maintenance
412   Warehousing
499   Other Manufacturing Operations

500  Process Technologies
501   Assembling
502   Baking
503   Bottling and Canning
504   Coating and Finishing
505   Drawing and Rolling
506   Extruding
507   Grinding
508   Injection Molding
509   Machining
510   Molding
511   Packaging
512   Spinning, Knitting, Weaving, Sewing
513   Stamping
514   Welding – Arc and Gas
599   Other Process Technologies

600  Quality Assurance 
601   ISO 9000
602   Quality Control and Inspection
603   Non-Destructive Testing
604   Statistical Process Control (SPC)
605   Total Quality Management (TQM)
699   Other Quality Assurance

700  Environmental Health and Safety
701   Environmental Regulations and Compliance
702   Energy Management
703   Hazardous Materials and Waste
704   ISO 14000
705   Workplace Safety (OSHA)
799   Other Environmental Health and Safety

800  Human Resources
801   Hiring/Firing
802   Labor Relations
803   Personnel Policies
804   Team Building
805   Workforce Training and Development
899   Other Human Resources