Certificate of Mastery
in Packaging Management
|Fall Session 1||August 2, 2021 - Oct. 22, 2021||July 24, 2021|
|Fall Session 2||Oct. 4, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021||September 13, 2021|
|Winter Session||Dec. 6, 2021 - Feb. 25, 2022||November 20, 2021|
|Spring Session||March 14, 2022 - June 6, 2022||Feb. 28, 2022|
|Summer Session||May 23, 2022 - Aug.15, 2022||May 9, 2022|
The Industry's Most Comprehensive
Provides the Industry's Most Valuable Certification
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The Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management is an online executive education program that can level up your career. The Certificate provides PROACTIVE LEARNING in the space of packaging development, material procurement, and organizational management.
Week 1: Global Competitive Landscape
Major companies, products and markets, including market share concentration, key success factors, current volumes and forecasts.
Week 2: Project Management Essentials
Core management skills such as project management, problem-solving, administrative and being financially savvy.
Week 3: Regulations & Corporate Sustainability
Introductions to the major regulatory agencies and applicable laws for packaging compliance in key industries.
Week 4: Material Management I
Fundamental material properties of Glass, Metal, and Polymers converted to packaging solutions.
Week 5: Material Management II
Fundamental material properties of fiberboard substrates converted to Paperboard and Corrugated packaging solutions.
Week 6: Break
Catch your breath! You’ve been working hard.
Week 7: Package Labeling & Finishing
Core printing processes and finishing techniques employed to apply brand assets and required labeling to packaging.
Week 8: Packaging Development Workflow
Stakeholders and best practices of packaging development across functions: R&D, marketing, sales, procurement, legal, distribution, quality control, manufacturing, warehousing, point-of-sale, and end-user.
Week 9: Capital Equipment & Manufacturing
Packaging line optimization and basic production equipment types. Strategies to increase production efficiency.
Week 10: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Setting up a logistics plan, defining your distribution system, and developing test protocols to ensure successful and on-time delivery of your products.
Week 11: Leveraging Human Factors In Packaging
Triggers to influence perception, cognition, appeal and decision-making in your customers.
Week 12: Review & Final Exam
Review and test your knowledge on all that you have gleaned from the courses.
Develop a Custom
Package Development Plan (PDP)
You’ll apply the course content to your own, custom Package Development Plan for your organization or product line. Every student project is unique, and have ranged from pharmaceutical packaging, new consumer products, rebrands and extensions, sustainability initiatives, to protective industrial packaging.
Offered by the world-renowned Clemson University Center for Corporate Learning and facilitated by PhDs on PackagingSchool.com, the Certificate of Mastery showcases the latest technologies accelerating the packaging field.
Admission is by application only.
Are you a business owner? If you are looking to put one or more employees through this program, please contact us at 864-412-5000 or email@example.com.
Dr. Julie Suggs,
What is the Tuition for the
Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management?
(Payment plans are available)
What are our Graduates Saying?
Category Manager | American Paper and Twine
The CMPM program offers valuable insights into the latest packaging trends and processes. It also provides an excellent framework for project management. I highly encourage anyone who is interested in taking their packaging knowledge to the next level to take this course.
R&D Packaging Engineer | MTF Biologics
The Certificate of Master in Packaging Management is a great way to improve your technical packaging skills and make use of online learning. I liked the fact that you can complete the courses at your own pace each week and have access to knowledgeable packaging professionals throughout the program. Highly recommended.