Packaging Learning Center
IoPP is dedicated to serving the professional development needs of the packaging community, offering programs that give professionals the tools they need to grow their careers and increase their value within their organizations.
What it takes to survive, and thrive, in today's competitive environment is a solid base of knowledge across all areas of packaging. Exploring professional development opportunities through education demonstrate your commitment to a lifetime of learning by broadening your expertise and helping you stay on the cutting edge in your field.
Answering the growing demand for education on your time, at your own pace, and from wherever you are, IoPP is launching its first series of E-Learning packaging educational programs via the Internet. Starting with Fundamentals of Packaging Technology, online learning options are available now. Take courses at your own pace - from your home, your office - anywhere you have a computer. 24/7 access!
Fundamentals of Packaging Technology
The essential course, this four-semester program offers insight into all of the major packaging material types and processes. Semesters include information on decorating, labeling, protective packaging, closures and machinery—a thorough exploration of Packaging 101. Available online or in person in Chicago, Atlanta, or Orlando.
Certified Packaging Professional Program
Since 1972, IoPP has awarded qualified applicants the designation “Certified Packaging Professional (CPP).” To date, 1,500+ packaging professionals have attained CPP status. And with good reason. The most recent IoPP salary survey revealed that CPPs earn between 7% and 10% more than their non-certified co-workers! Candidates achieve the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation by demonstrating significant industry expertise and experience, measured through a flexible applicant testing process.
Packaging Machinery: Basics
This course offers a unique combination of classroom and hands-on learning with an eye toward reconciling packaging development with machine capabilities.
Scheduled regularly throughout the year, our web-based seminars feature industry experts offering insights on up-to-the-minute packaging topics.
In-House Packaging Training
Continuing education "at your place"...when travel budgets are tight, our custom in-house training is a cost-effective solution. Opt for the full Fundamentals of Packaging Technology program, or select only those modules that deliver the most value to your team.
For more information about any of these IoPP educational programs, contact Jim George, Director of Education, at 630-696-4011 or email email@example.com.