Online Training Overview

Take online courses with IoPP like never before. Our new learning software is faster and easier to use, with upgraded web hosting and a streamlined interface. Get 24/7 access to quality online training tools so you can cultivate essential packaging skills and grow professionally on your own time.

IoPP's two online courses cover the technical and business skills you need to stand out as a packaging professional. Access the courses in full and complete them at your convenience, or focus on a specific topic with individual lessons and bundles: 

Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - Online Course

With 42 learning modules and more than 27 hours of content, this Packaging 101 course breaks down every major area of packaging clearly and thoroughly. Learn about a specific material or process, or get a big-picture view of the industry as a whole. There is no better way to prepare for the CPP exam! 

  • Individual lessons - Customize your training with only the topics you need to learn. Individual lessons are available for purchase in any combination. 
  • Lesson bundles - Learn about a specific material or process. Get a discount and complete a bundle in as little as two hours! 
  • Also taught in person: The same curriculum restructured into four 2-1/2-day semesters, plus physical packaging samples for unique hands-on experience!

Packaging360 Leadership Course

This advanced short course gives you a deeper understanding of packaging as an integrated system that supports business objectives. The complete course has more than seven hours of content--including a bonus lesson that applies concepts learned throughout the course. Lessons include:

  • Mastering Packaging Convergence
  • Mastering Supply Chains 
  • Mastering Your Customer’s World
  • Mastering Your Internal Value Chain
  • Mastering Sustainability

Interested in just one of these topics? View details and pricing for individual lessons.

Create your company's own "Packaging University"
IoPP can customize a private, online learning portal for your entire packaging team that provides standardized training and peer-created content on packaging technology basis. Get details.

IoPP Webinars

Scheduled regularly throughout the year, our web-based seminars feature industry experts offering insights on the latest issues in packaging. 

IoPP's online educational program was developed in consultation with and funded by the following:


IoPP Mentor Match

Connect with IoPP members for one-on-one IoPP focused mentorship!

For more details, visit our  FAQs or Mentor Match Community.


Training Opportunities in 2023

Fund of Packaging Technology
Apr 24-28 & May 15-19
Sep 18-22 & Oct 9-13
Packaging Machinery: Basics
March 27-29; Oct 2-4
e-Learning available 24/7


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