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Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training Program and Certification Exam Bundle

Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training Program and Certification Exam Bundle

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Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

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Description

In the highly competitive electronics industry, the knowledge and skills of staff directly responsible for client services and program management can make or break the bottom line. The IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training and Certification course is designed to ensure that your team has the tools and training they need to provide the type of service that ensures clients for life. This new, instructor-led online course combines the educational benefits of live instruction and group discussions with the flexibility and cost-savings of e-learning. Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 30 years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded training, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key business and technical concepts required of program managers in the electronics industry.

Learning and Performance Objectives

This program is designed to provide Program Managers with a balanced foundation of business skills and technical knowledge.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify variations in company structure and program management within the electronics industry
  • Identify and address common challenges that impact customer relationships or program performance
  • Implement industry best practices and tools for:
    • Project planning
    • Project performance measurement
    • Continuous improvement
  • Explain the program manager’s role in account acquisition
  • Apply best practices in assessing project viability
  • Illustrate sales and negotiating skills
  • Assess areas of risk in program launch
  • Apply best practices in ensuring efficient project management
  • Employ strategies for setting and managing expectations with customers and EMS companies
  • Create effective program reviews and account plans
  • Describe basic cost accounting practices and the role of the program manager in measuring and controlling project costs
  • Recognize the cost the cost impact of excess inventory, late shipments, excess scrap due to poor design or vendor quality problems, and slow paying customers
  • Explain the concepts associated with accurate forecasting and inventory control
  • Define basic contract terms and typical business risk associated with EMS projects o Apply best practices in negotiating these terms with customers
  • Describe manufacturing processes and common manufacturing issues that can impact project quality and on-time delivery
  • Identify the systems used in materials management within the EMS industry
  • Demonstrate best practices in sales and negotiation skills
  • Explain the principles behind building an effective team
  • Demonstrate how to deal with difficult people and motivate personnel in support organizations
  • Assess current competencies required in your segment of the EMS industry and develop a skills improvement plan

 

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3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards

PCB Design for Rigid-Flex Boards

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Tuesday, Thursday
6:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
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Description

This course provides the skills necessary to effectively implement designs requiring flex and rigidflex circuits in accordance with product requirements. The class also focuses on the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation. 

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required to design flex and  rigid-flex boards. 

PCB Design for Flex & Rigid-Flex Boards This course is ideal for designers, engineers, technicians, and other individuals who want to develop the skills required to create flex and rigid flex designs.

LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in flex/rigid-flex circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  • Design flexible / rigid-flex board designs.
  • Understand the trade-off of flexible PCB materials.
  • Define a board stackup that implements flexible and rigid-flex structures.
  • Import and / or define board outline geometry for complex flexible board shape.
  • Understand and mitigate signal integrity issues with flexible circuits.
  • Understand and define effects of mechanical retention on flexible substrates.
  • Define and implement component packaging methodologies to mitigate effects of bending on component stresses.
  • Understand and mitigate effects of bending stresses on conductive patterns in flexible circuits. 

 

Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications

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Tuesday, Thursday
11:00 am ~ 01:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
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Description

This course addresses specific challenges encountered in military and aerospace applications, including  the effects of vibration, shock, radiation, and altitude, extended operating temperature range, and other design considerations for high reliability applications. The class also focuses on the impact of these designs on manufacturing and assembly techniques, documentation, and manufacturing file generation.  
Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the eight week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required to design boards for military and aerospace applications. 

PCB Design for Military & Aerospace Applications is ideal for designers, engineers, technicians, and other individuals who want to acquire or increase their ability to meet the  design, manufacturing, packaging, and routing challenges posed by military, aerospace, and space applications. 

Before taking this course, it is recommended that participants complete the PCB Fundamentals courses (I and 2), OR be familiar with:

  • Schematic symbol creation
  • Schematic Generation
  • Documentation and Dimensioning
  • Standard Rigid Printed Board Design
Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

PCB Design for HDI & Advanced Packaging

PCB Design for HDI & Advanced Packaging

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Monday, Wednesday
11:00 am ~ 1:00 pm America/New_York

Enrollment Period
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Description

This course provides the skills necessary to create PWB/PBA designs that require advanced or complex packaging. These include boards with limited board area that must comply with IPC standards and require non-orthogonal placement and routing, non-standard board outline geometry, non-standard board mounting, and advanced board materials.  

Taught by an IPC-certified industry expert with 25+ years of experience in the field, the six-week program utilizes interactive webinars, on-demand recorded class sessions, job-specific exercises, and team projects to facilitate mastery of the key concepts required by circuit board designers. 
This course is ideal for individuals who need further experience with packaging and routing challenges involved with modern high density, reduced board area, and complex geometry designs.

 LEARNING AND PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

This program is designed to provide circuit board designers with a balanced foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in printed circuit board design.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:  

  • Compress circuit topology while maintaining circuit performance.
  • Understand the trade-off of advanced PCB materials. 
  • Define a board stackup that take implements micro-vias. 
  • Import and / or define board outline geometry for circular or other non-standard shape.
  • Define and implement non-standard (non-orthogonal) parts placement and routing.
  • Define non-standard PCB mechanical retention and keep-outs.
  • Define and implement non-standard component packaging. 
Online Event

3000 Lakeside Dr.
Suite 105N
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

Online Event

Online Event
3000 Lakeside Dr.
Bannockburn, IL 60015
United States

IPC APEX EXPO 2023

IPC APEX EXPO 2023

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IPC APEX EXPO is the premier event for the electronics manufacturing industry. From the industry’s leading technical conference and professional development courses to the innovation-driven exhibit floor, IPC APEX EXPO 2023 will provide you with the opportunity to transform, modernize, discover what is new and next, while collaborating with your peers at North America’s largest gathering of electronics manufacturing professionals.

Meetings & Courses | Jan 21-26, 2023
Conference & Exhibition | Jan 24-26, 2023
San Diego Convention Center | CA

San Diego Convention Center

111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

IPC E-Textiles 2023

IPC E-Textiles 2023

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IPC E-Textiles 2023, the international conference for the e-textiles industry, will be back live and in person Monday, January 23, 2023 in San Diego, California, in conjunction with IPC APEX EXPO 2023! Professional Development Courses about e-textiles and wearable electronics are also welcome for Sunday, January 22, 2023.

Collaborate with industry leaders in e-textiles technologies in fashion design, health and medical, sports and athletics, automotive, and military/aerospace. Every aspect of the e-textiles supply chain will be represented. This global e-textiles industry event allows product designers, technical experts and company executives from around the world to collaborate on new ideas, view and get hands-on access to the latest innovations, and learn how to build reliable products.

By aligning the conference with IPC APEX EXPO, the premier event for the electronics manufacturing industry, speakers and attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in IPC E-Textiles Committee standards meetings and take advantage of all events and education offered during IPC APEX EXPO.

San Diego Convention Center

111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
United States