Digital Decor Printing Compass Course

This training helps executives, project managers and other decision makers who want to gain state-of-the-art knowledge of digital decor printing in a short period of time. By understanding the possibilities of digital decor printing, they can generate new business and stay one step ahead of the competition.
Course Details
DDP COMPASS course DDP-CO-2503
Start: March 11th, 2025
End: March 14th, 2025
Munich, Germany
End of the registration period
DDP-CO-2503: February 4th , 2025
Duration and total hours of training
3.5 days on-site course
Approx. 30 hours course content
With on-site and online lectures (max. 20% of total course content)
Spaces are limited to allow for an optimal learning environment in small groups
Course price
Per participant: Euro 4.900,-
Accommodation not included
DIPA members receive 20% discount
Trainer Team
Gabriele Kirchmeier Gabriele Kirchmeier
Steffen-Orth_240123 Steffen Orth
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The Digital Decor Printing Compass Course (DDP Compass Course) is a 3.5-day extensive course, which delivers about 30 hours of comprehensive knowledge along the value chain of digital surface decoration. The courses focus is digital decor printing covering roll-to-roll and flatbed printing with inkjet technology. Important topics like color management, inks, quality assurance, relevant applications and the latest market data, industry trends and technology news are incorporated in a condensed fashion. It includes a broad variety of case studies displaying different applications including success factors and checklists to support improving existing operations or entering into field of digital surface decoration. On top the course addresses topics like business design to support participants in driving innovation within their enterprises, digital transformation and business process management, leadership topics and sustainability most of it directly related to digital surface decoration.

What is the Target Audience?

The DDP Compass course is designed for executives, middle management and decision takers already working in the digital surface decoration industry or in a related field, whether with analog or digital printing presses or both. The course can also add value to individuals from neighboring or related industries, which are planning to enter the world of digital decor printing or want to inform themselves about the possibilities and opportunities. Typical professional educations addressed are executives, company owners, product managers, product owners, project managers, innovation managers, R&D engineers, decor design managers, pre-press managers, print production managers, shift supervisors, printing engineers and quality managers.

Course content

Leadership in Digital Age
Digital transformation and business management
Business design
Digital decor printing – Design, prepress, printing, post-processing and quality assurance
Sustainability, environmental protection in digital surface decoration
Digital decor printing – Case studies and innovative applications
Market data, industry trends and innovation in digital decor printing
Road to success – A practical guide for digital printing implementation

Participants benefits

Fast learning curve
Learn from leading digital surface decoration industry experts
Obtained comprehensive knowledge for participants supports conscious and better decisions
All presentations and training material will be provided
Excellent networking opportunities
Good learning environment in one of Austria’s popular vacation destinations

Employer benefits

Obtained comprehensive knowledge of participants supports conscious and better decisions
Relatively short period, where participants are off work
Participants learn from leading digital surface decoration industry experts
Participants get exposed to latest methodologies, which allow supporting internal process improvements and project execution