Packaging Basics

Join us!  Our Next Start Date is: May 06, 2019

Location: The School of Packaging Ternes Outreach Center
                448 Wilson Road, East Lansing, MI  48824
                Contact Cimberly Weir with any questions at; 517-353-6797

This hands-on workshop is designed for all levels of industry professionals that have a role in managing packaging and related operations within their organizations seeking a formal background in packaging concepts. The workshop offers full insight in all aspects of packaging including function, materials, systems and processes, distribution and more! You will leave this course better prepared to implement virtual design and sustainability practices to your company’s packaging and related operations. This course is taught by School of Packaging professors and instructors and is reflective of the same core content instilled in our undergraduate curriculum.The workshop is a total of 32 hours of content, including many networking opportunities with course participants. Class size is limited. Sign up today! 

Workshop cost is $1,995 and includes all materials, three lunches and one networking dinner. 

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If you have questions, please contact Cimberly Weir at 
The following PDF is the agenda used for this course: 2019_AGENDA.pdf

Learning objectives for this course are: 

  1. To provide a basic scientific knowledge of packaging materials, their purpose and uses and the systems they enable.
  2. To gain an understanding of the role of packaging in today’s society and for the future.

  3. Include the opportunity to earn certificates and advanced degrees in packaging

  4. To enhance the understanding of how packaging relates to your (the attendee’s) area of interest to construct a foundation of knowledge for more advanced packaging courses that that go above and beyond learning the science of packaging.  

A block of room has been reserved at the East Lansing Marriott Hotel.  We recommend this hotel as it is very centrally located and the Michigan Flyer bus runs from the Detroit Airport directly to this hotel.  However, there are many other hotels in the area that are also close to the campus.

MSU School of Packaging

Hotel Booking Dates:

Start date: 5/4/19
End date: 5/12/19
Last day to book: 4/4/19

East Lansing Marriott at University Place  for 170.00 USD  per night

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Course Cancellation Policy: Cancellation prior to April 26, 2019 will receive full refund, no refunds thereafter. The School of Packaging reserves the right to cancel or change speakers without notice.

Ready to get your sleeves rolled up and learn about the science of packaging?  Enroll today! 

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