TOTAL Library of IDEAlliance Online Certification Programs Now Available for One Annual Fee

TOTAL Training program to ensure entire staffs are up-to-date on industry best practices

[Alexandria, Virginia – April 17, 2014] IDEAlliance®, a leading developer of best practices and certification programs in graphic communications, announced it is making its entire library of online training and certification programs available for one annual fee. Designed to educate entire media production staffs at an affordable cost, IDEAlliance 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 exams.

IDEAlliance offers training and certification programs for leaders in technology and operations, assuring they are capable of operating state-of-the-art media production workflows. Online training courses include more than 100 lessons and 40 hours of content in the areas of color management, print production, process control, and integrated media. All courses include completion exams offering professional certification and inclusion in the IDEAlliance database of certified experts.

"We've designed TOTAL Training to make it easy and affordable to ensure entire production staffs are up-to-date on the latest industry standards and best practices," stated Steve Bonoff, Executive Vice President, IDEAlliance. Registration ranges from $250 to $400 per person, offering an affordable strategy to educate multiple staff in continuing education on best practices proven to reduce costs and expand efficiencies.

TOTAL Training Provides:
- Access to ALL IDEAlliance online training courses for one year
- Manager reports to track student activity
- Professional certification exams
- 24/7 access and tablet/mobile support
- Both skills training and professional certification

Details and registration can be downloaded HERE or by contacting Steve Ballinger at or at 612.280.9095. Course descriptions and online registration are at


About IDEAlliance®
IDEAlliance® is a global developer of best practices and specifications for print and electronic media, identifying best practices for efficient integrated media workflows for its more than 1400 members, comprised of brand owners, publishers, print and premedia service providers, and their materials and technology partners. Through its active committees, educational conferences, webinars, training and certification programs, IDEAlliance provides its members the forum for the exchange of information that results in the creation of the media production industry's most valued standards. - 703.837.1070

April 15, 2014