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Course Title About This Course

Color Management Professional®
Fundamentals 2.0

 

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Color Management Professional Fundamentals 2.0 offers the latest in color theory and applications in color managing a media production workflow. The course provides a strong educational foundation for any technical practitioner interested in a comprehensive understanding of a color managed graphics workflow.

Who Should Enroll: Print and digital media production professionals and managers


Color Management Professional®
Creative

 

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Color Management Professional Creative is developed for professionals charged with the design and production of creative content. Through a series of short, interactive and informative lessons, CMP Creative examines issues critical to the process of ensuring content output meets the intended design and corporate brand objectives.

Who Should Enroll: Professionals charged with the design and production of creative content


Color Management Professional®
Premedia

 

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Color Management Professional Premedia describes the principles of color management with a focus on both prepress and premedia processes, providing an excellent education on color management through the production workflow. CMP Fundamentals is a recommended prerequisite, as the learner should be familiar with basic color theory, graphic communication workflows and print production processes.

Who Should Enroll: Print, prepress, and premedia  production professionals and managers


Color Management Professional®
Print

 

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The Color Management Professional Print course is designed for press operators as an easy-to-understand instructional guide to basic color management principles in the pressroom. CMP Fundamentals is a recommended prerequisite, as the learner should be familiar with basic color theory, graphic communication workflows and print production processes.

Who Should Enroll: Print production, press operators, and technical managers


Color Management Professional®
Sales

 

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The Color Management Professional Sales Training is designed to bring the value of color management to the sales team in easy to understand terms. The CMP Sales course assists the print and premedia account executive in managing customer’s color expectations and assuring integrity to their client's brand image. The program defines how your company achieves a proof-to-print match, ensuring brand color across multiple jobs and devices. This eLearning program provides a unique opportunity to educate account executives to the fundamentals of color management, without overloading on the technical details.

Who Should Enroll: Sales and Acount Executives of creative agencies, studios, print and premedia service providers


Color Management Professional®
Photography

 

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The Color Management Professional Photography course is designed for those seeking to understand how to properly color manage digital media through a photographic imaging workflow. CMP Fundamentals is a recommended prerequisite, as the learner should be familiar with basic color theory, graphic communication workflows and print production processes.

Who Should Enroll: Photographic workflow, creative production, and retouching professionals


Color Management Professional®
Master

 

 

Successful completion of the first four Color Management Professional course exams results in certification as a CMP Master. CMP Master status includes a detailed premium listing on the  prestigious IDEAlliance online listing of certified experts and professionals, and an industry-wide recognition as a master of color management.

Color Management Professional MASTER programs:
 
  • Color Management Professional Fundamentals
  • Color Management Professional Print
  • Color Management Professional Premedia
  • Color Management Professional Photography


G7® Process 
Control

Print

 

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G7 Process Control is an online professional training and certification course for print, premedia, and creative production professionals seeking to gain better control over color and print. The G7 Process Control course identifies how to standardize workflow processes to reduce costs and expand efficiencies. The course addresses the challenges of managing color across devices and workflows, defining how to integrate and maintain proven industry best practices and standards. The G7 Process Control course is workflow training from the creative process through print output, and is developed by the industry’s leading workflow experts.

Who Should Enroll: Print, premedia, and creative production professionals


G7® Process 
Control

Creative

 

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G7 Process Control Creative is an online professional training and certification course for premedia and creative production professionals seeking to gain better control over color and print. The G7 Process Control Creative course identifies how to standardize workflow processes to reduce costs and expand efficiencies. The course addresses the challenges of managing color across devices and workflows from the perspective of the creative production professional. The course defines how to integrate and maintain proven industry best practices and standards from the creative process through print output, and is developed by the industry’s leading workflow experts.

Who Should Enroll: Creative production professionals and managers


 JDF-Expert

 

 

 

 

 

The objective of the JDF Expert Certificate training program is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the JDF (Job Definition Format) process. The program is comprised of 15 separate training modules that address specific topics associated with JDF technology. The program concludes with a final examination for those individuals interested in earning a JDF Expert Certificate. The JDF Expert Certificate training program is specifically designed for those persons leading their company's efforts to implement JDF based automated processes and CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) into their operations.

Who Should Enroll: Chief information officers (CIO), chief technology officers (CTO), lead systems and technical professionals at printing, prepress, and publishing companies


IDEAlliance TOTAL Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IDEAlliance offers its entire library of online training and certification programs available in a new program called “TOTAL Training” to educate your entire staff for a single annual fee.  

Total Training includes 24/7 access to ALL IDEAlliance online training and certification courses for one year. Also included are manager reports to track student activity and access to all course certification exams.

TOTAL Training includes:

• Color Management Professional® Fundamentals
   12 Lessons – 4+ Hours
•  Color Management Professional® Print
    6 Lessons  – 2+ Hours
•  Color Management Professional® Premedia                  
    8 Lessons – 2+ Hours
•  Color Management Professional® Photography              
    6 Lessons – 2+ Hours
•  Color Management Professional® Sales (NEW!)            
    5 Lessons – 2+ Hours
•  Color Management Professional® Creative (NEW!)           
    16 Lessons – 2+ Hours
•  G7 Process Control Workflow Training
    27 Lessons – 9+ Hours
•  JDF Expert Training                 
    15 Lessons – 10+ Hours