Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management

It's time to take your packaging education to the next level.

The Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management (CMPM) is issued by Clemson University’s Center for Corporate Learning. The CMPM offers business professionals the opportunity to sharpen leadership skills, learn advanced marketing techniques, develop methods for successful project execution, build solid ROI decision making processes, and devise a profitable business strategy.



  • January 8 - March 31, 2018
  • In person graduation April 6, 2018

TUITION: $7,000 (your company may offer reimbursement, ask your HR person.)

TIME COMMITMENT: We've organized the CMPM so that busy people (like you) can fit it into your schedule. But it does take commitment. The Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management is a 12-week online program, broken down into ten courses. Each course requires approximately six hours of your time with an additional ten hours for a project and an assessment.

REQUIREMENTS: The CMPM is offered in English-only. In order for students to get the most out of the experience, the ability to speak, write and read in English is mandatory. There are no minimum education or work experience requirements. You must fill out the application below to be considered for enrollment.

DEADLINE: The First Priority applications deadline is Friday, October 20. First Priority decisions will be released Thursday, October 26, with a payment deadline of Thursday, November 2. We prioritize earlier applications and may offer rolling admissions. 

NOTE: If you are accepted, securing your seat is on a first come, first serve basis.

QUESTIONS?  Contact the Director, Sara Shumpert, via info@packagingschool.com or call 864-986-3033 for more details.



The Certificate of Mastery in Packaging Management is a 12-week online program, broken down into ten courses:

  1. The Global Competitive Landscape

  2. Packaging Development Workflow

  3. Material Management I

  4. Material Management II

  5. Capital Equipment and Manufacturing

  6. Package Labeling and Finishing

  7. Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  8. Regulations and Corporate Sustainability

  9. Predictable Revenue for the Packaging Professional

  10. Leadership and Effective Project Management



Are you a driven, strategic leader who would like to gain an executive education in packaging? Apply today! 

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