BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, September 12, 2018 – In direct response to requests from industry to provide training and certification in various aspects of the electronics industry, IPC is introducing its newest certification course, the IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training and Certification. CEPM is a six-week, online, instructor-led course providing all aspects of program management specific to the electronics industry.
“We’re excited to offer our CEPM course through the e-learning platform IPC EDGE 2.0,” said Dave Hernandez, senior director of learning and professional development. “This course is ideal for existing program managers or engineers who want to advance their expertise and skills in the electronics industry. Because the course is offered online, it offers significant cost savings and flexibility for companies seeking to provide professional development to their top talent.”
The first course will start on October 8, 2018 with two sessions each week for a total of six weeks. The CEPM course will cover:
- Program management
- Project planning
- Team building
- Basic cost accounting practices
- Forecasting and inventory control
- Negotiating contractual terms with customers
- Sales and negotiation skills
IPC’s CEPM course is part of IPC EDGE 2.0 which offers education through online courses, webinars, videos, white papers, personal development, technical knowledge and technical presentations. IPC EDGE 2.0 is convenient and easily accessible, allowing students to learn at their own pace, with knowledge checks within each course to determine next steps.
For more information on the IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM)
Training and Certification Program, visit www.ipc.org/CEPM