From A to Z: Wide Range of Courses Available at SEMI Headquarters

From A to Z: Wide Range of Courses Available at SEMI Headquarters

Whether you are technical or non-technical, your career growth depends on your knowledge and skills— and on your management’s perception of your knowledge. SEMI provides top training for industry technical and non-technical staff and sales and marketing staff. SEMI has strong line up of classes for this fall.

Semiconductor Process Technology is a 3-day course presented by SEMI since 1993. It is taught by Peter Gwozdz, Ph.D., an industry consultant with over 15 years of industry experience in Silicon Valley semiconductor companies. This course covers semiconductor processing technology, including the fundamental steps in the process from front end through final test. It is scheduled this fall on October 16-18. Follow the link above for detailed information and registration.

For a strong foundation and broad knowledge of specific equipment and processes, SEMI offers courses through Pinnacle Training International Seminars. Three introductory courses are offered in August:

In September, SEMI offers these courses:

For sales, marketing and customer teams, SEMI offers courses through The Quest Team. Experienced sales and marketing executives teach these courses. Register for fall classes.

  • Key Semiconductor Account Selling and Managementteaches the complex processes of selling into the semiconductor industry (device manufacturers or OEMs). A comprehensive workshop manual and licensed strategic account management software are provided to each participant.
  • Fundamentals of Product Marketingprovides specific product marketing skills that are directly applicable to the semiconductor equipment and materials professional with an open forum on the last day dedicated to answering student questions on specific marketing issues.
  • Principles of Selling to the Semiconductor Industrydesigned for technical and non- technical industry professionals (who are relatively new to sales or have never had formal training in sales) or non-sales team members who closely support the sales process such as product marketing, applications and field engineering. It is also a good refresher for experienced account or sales managers looking for better ways to develop the sales staff.

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