Webinars currently offered:
FusionPro® VDP Creator Fundamentals – Two hours dedicated to the fundamentals of the job creation workflow steps and output composition settings. Material is presented online, followed by a live Q&A session pertinent to the class material. There is a $199 fee for this class.
FusionPro® Links – This one hour monthly webinar shows you how to set up a FP Links personalized URL campaign. We demonstrate how the microsite pages are managed, generate personalized URLs, track campaign performance with reports and more. Classes are free for current customers, however registration is required. To register for this training session please contact your Business Relationship Manager and specify the date you would like to attend.
MarcomCentral® Dashboard Workflow – A two hour monthly webinar that introduces users to the Dashboard workflow procedures. Attendees learn to pick-up and process orders through the variety of status steps (Job Ticketing, Impositions, Shipping and Billing) needed to complete each order. In addition, an overview of features such as: search and review of past/present orders and creating, saving and exporting custom reports. Classes are free for current customers; however, registration is required. To register for this training session please contact your Business Relationship Manager and specify the date you would like to attend.
FusionPro® Expression – Two hours dedicated to using PTI's personalized image software. We outline all of the tools within the application, show how to edit and export existing Expressions. The structure of an Expression explained, so that you can create your own Expressions; which requires a high level Photoshop skill-set. The session also demonstrates how Expressions are used in conjunction with MarcomCentral® templates. Material is presented online, followed by a live Q&A session pertinent to the class material.
PTI Marketing Technologies has a dedicated onsite training facility, with Windows-based workstations running all relevant software for each course. PTI University can accommodate classes of up to 10 students and is conveniently located in a suite adjacent to our home office in Solana Beach:
201 Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Classes currently offered:
MarcomCentral® Administration – A 3-day course dedicated to the MarcomCentral® Manager procedures for setting up both the Store and the Dashboard. Course includes an introduction to uploading and configuring templates for the Store. Trainees learn about features and customization for the Store; hands-on interaction presents both the customer perspective and the view of the print service provider as he/she fulfills orders through the Dashboard. There is a fee of $3,000 for this class.
NOTE: Without MarcomCentral® Administration training, your company will incur a fee for support and site modification.
MarcomCentral® Template Creation – A 2-day course that focuses on workflow fundamentals for template creation, output composition, and imposition definition. Constructed templates are collected and uploaded into MarcomCentral®. The student will learn various set-up configurations so that end customer may interact with and customize the item in the Store for ordering. There is a fee of $2,000 for this class.
The above link will enable you to make reservations with the PTI corporate rate; otherwise use the Client ID Code: N2728107 or ask for the PTI rate when making your reservation. If calling the toll-free reservation line, make sure you ask for the "Hilton San Diego/Del Mar" as there is also a Hilton in San Diego. The room rates start at $135.00, plus tax, per night for a Regular room. All rates include free shuttle service, complimentary self-parking, use of the outdoor pool, fitness center, and morning newspaper.
The Hilton's complimentary shuttle is available within a five-mile radius; please contact the hotel directly to use this service. The hotel is 1.8 miles from the PTI office and training center.
Hilton Blackout Dates:
January 25-29, 2012
July 10-15, 2012
July 18-21, 2012
Courtyard by Marriott Solana Beach/Del Mar
717 South Highway 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Toll-free reservation: 1 (888) 236-2427
Local: (858) 792-8200
Courtyard by Marriott Solana Beach - Book Reservations!
The above link will enable you to make reservations with the PTI corporate rate; otherwise use the Corporate/Promotional code: PQ0 when making your reservation. Our rate is $129.00, plus tax, per night for a Standard King or Standard Queen/Queen room from 1/1/12 to 6/30/2012 and from 9/3/12 to 12/31/2012. From 7/1/12 to 9/2/12 the rate is $159. We offer complimentary wi-fi service in all our rooms & public areas as well as complimentary parking. The Courtyard Bistro onsite offers dining options for breakfast and dinner. There are numerous restaurant options within walking distance of the hotel and the beach is only a short 10 minute walk.
If you have AT&T as your cell provider, mention that during check-in so they can add your cell # to one of the micro cells in the hotel; otherwise, service can be intermittent.
The Courtyard is less than a mile from the PTI office, a 15 minute walk through the Cedros Design District or along the Solana Beach rail trail on Hwy 101.
Please ask for the PTI corporate rate when making your reservation by phone or use the PTI Corporate ID: 0002727867 when making reservations online. Our rate is $125.00, plus tax, per night for a deluxe guest room. Rate includes: high speed internet access, parking and shuttle to/from PTI local offices (pick-up & drop-off reservation recommended). We are proud to be part of the "Hilton H Honors" program.
The Doubletree also has a complimentary shuttle within a six-mile radius of the hotel. To use the complimentary shuttle, please contact the hotel directly. It is highly recommended to make pick-up & drop-off reservations to assure timely service. The hotel is approximately 5.5 miles from the PTI office and training center.
Days Inn Encinitas
133 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas CA 92024
Days Inn Encinitas - Book Reservations!
Please use the Promotion Code: LKPT when using the link above to make your reservation. Our corporate rate is $59, plus tax, per night for a room with one queen or two doubles; from 10/5/11 thru 5/24/2012 and from 9/3/12 thru 12/31/2012. Rates per room are at $79, plus tax, from 5/25/12 thru 9/2/2012. Rate includes: high speed internet access, parking, heated pool and continental breakfast. The location has a 24 hour Denny's onsite, with a variety of other dining options close by.
The Days Inn is approximately 4.5 miles from the PTI office and training center. It is conveniently located just west of I-5 off of the Encinitas Blvd. exit.
For companies who prefer to bring training in-house, PTI offers customer site training. One of our instructors will replicate the training offered here at the our facility. Please contact your Marketing Technologies Consultant for pricing regarding any customer site training session.
All customer site training requires a dedicated semi-private room for the duration of the training session to avoid distractions and interruptions. Each trainee must have workstations with all current and related software installed.
The trainer will have a fully equipped laptop and requires access to a local area network for file sharing and Internet access.
Hardware and software requirements include:
• Pentium 4, 1.6GHz or faster (PC) or 1GHz processor (Mac)
• 20GB of available hard drive space
• 1GB of RAM
• 1280x1024 monitor resolution
• Overhead/wall projector
• Internet connection
• Acrobat Professional
º PC: versions 8 through X
º MAC: versions 8 through X
• InDesign CS2 to CS5.5
• FusionPro® VDP Creator/Designer v8.x
• Microsoft Excel
Also available is our Mobile Training Center (MTC) that provides laptops for up to 6 trainees. The fee for using the MTC is $600, plus shipping and insurance.
Customer site training must be scheduled at least one month in advance.
The curriculum may be adjusted at the trainer’s discretion depending on the course and training time required. We do not offer customer site training solely for FusionPro® VDP Creator or Expression.