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Training & Education

SPIE Training & Education

Training & education is an important investment in your company. Unfortunately, training is often overlooked because of funding cuts or other business priorities. However, organizations simply can't afford to ignore it - training and education are vital. Investing in education can benefit your organization in a variety of ways, including the bottom line.

Benefits of training: increases employee productivity, reduces turnover, improves job satisfaction, aids in the recruiting process, rewards long-time employees, helps connect research and commercialization knowledge.

Training & Education options available through SPIE

 • SPIE Course Listing:
More than 300 courses available in 17 topical areas.
 • Courses at SPIE Events
An engaging experience for those who prefer face-to-face instruction, where interaction with the instructor and sharing information with other students provides increased value.
 • Online Courses
Train on your time. Online courses feature full videos of the instructor with synchronized PowerPoint slides and quizzes to test retention. All SPIE online courses are eligible for CEU credits.
 • In-Company Training
Bring customized technical courses to your facility so you can train many employees at one time. Taught by expert instructors, these courses save time and money by reducing travel costs and time out of the office.

Continuing Education Units
SPIE is approved as an authorized provider of CEUs by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training. SPIE has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards.

Money-back Guarantee
We are confident that once you experience an SPIE course for yourself you will look to SPIE for your future educational needs. However, if for any reason you are dissatisfied, SPIE will gladly refund your money.

If you have a specific interest in In-Company courses, please contact: Laura Sharik, Education Services via email or call +1 360 685 5476.

Continuing Education Units

IACET Authorzed Provider
SPIE is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.