Professional Training & Certification Programs

Certification and training with IDEALLIANCE will help you on your journey toward becoming a recognized and sought-after color management expert. See below for our online training options.

Color Management Professional® (CMP)

A Certified Color Management Professional has proven proficiency in the principles and best practices associated with color management implementation in a graphic communications production environment. This online training is intended for digital press operators, offset press operators, pressroom supervisors, prepress supervisors and technicians, quality assurance managers, and printing equipment suppliers. CMP modules include;

Print Planning & Estimating

Print Planning & Estimating is a comprehensive suite of online training and professional development courses for print professionals, teams, and managers. Print Planning & Estimating courses cover core planning and estimating concepts applicable to any print service provider. Print Planning & Estimating courses will improve skills in essential planning and estimating principles that are critical to a Print Service Provider’s profitability and one’s own personal development.

G7® Training & Certification Courses

G7® Expert/Professional

A G7 Expert/Professional is able to analyze color and print related issues and take corrective action to bring systems and processes in control to a set method, standard, or specification with repeatable, predictable results. A G7 Expert is highly skilled in the field of color management, process and quality control for proofing and printing equipment. A G7 Professional is generally an in-house quality/technical professional who has attended and passed the training course with a minimum 80% course proficiency.

G7® Process Control

A G7 Process Control Expert is an individual certified by Idealliance as a proven leader in the field of color management, process and quality control for the entire print production supply chain. Having completed both G7 Certification & Training, along with G7 Process Control & Implementation Certification & Training, G7 Process Control Experts are leaders in printing, packaging and graphic communications, licensed to perform G7 Process Control Master Facility Certifications to align print production workflows, technology, and equipment for print service providers.


Designed to educate and help brand owners communicate with their packaging supply chain, the BrandQ program teaches methods for controlling and monitoring print quality across the entire packaging supply chain. The program provides hands-on training plus useful on-line resources, including an assessment tool, additional training classes, a BrandQ community and discussion group, everything you’ll need to become certified as a BrandQ Manager or BrandQ Certified Supply Chain Expert.

Sales Professional

The Sales Professional Certification online program teaches sales people and selling owners a prospecting process proven to increase, improve, and manage sales activity. It was designed by industry experts for print sales focused personnel. The SalesPro Certification is unparalleled online education that will help you produce more new business, more and better customers, and increase sales in your print supply chain. SalesPro courses include SalesPro Fundamentals and SalesPro Digital: Selling Digital Print.

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