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Home » Education & Events » Classroom Events & Workshops » 5/9/17: GS1 US Fundamentals Certificate Course - IL

5/9/17: GS1 US Fundamentals Certificate Course - IL

  • Date:Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CT)
  • Location:GS1 US Offices, 10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 840 Chicago, IL, 60606
Looking to understand how to create a barcode? Are you in a new role in need of a quick introduction to or a refresher in GS1 Standards? We’re here to help. We’re hosting a one-day course that will introduce you to the fundamentals you’ll need to start identifying your products and creating barcodes. We’ll also teach you how to store valuable information in barcodes, such as expiration date and batch/lot number. When you finish, you’ll receive a Course Certificate and a virtual badge to add to your LinkedIn profile or share via social media.

What You’ll Learn:
• Overview Of The GS1 Company Prefix
• How to leverage both the GS1 and U.P.C. Company Prefixes
• What you need to know to get started with product, location and logistic unit identification
• Which barcodes can carry additional product information
• Application Identifiers

Who Should Attend:
Anyone new to the GS1 System of Standards or those needing a refresher.

Why You Should Attend:
This course will jump start your knowledge of GS1 Standards for proper identification of products, locations and/or logistic units. After attending, you can take your learnings back to your organization and immediately incorporate them into business processes to help you save time and money.

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8:00 – 8:30 AM   Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 12:00 PM Session
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 – 5:00 PM   Session

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

GS1 US Offices
10 S. Riverside Plaza
Suite 840
Chicago, IL, 60606

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Due to the overwhelming hotel demand and high occupancy rates, hotel rooms and GS1 US preferred rates are always subject to availability.


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