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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

CIMdata Announces the Schedule for the 2019 PLM Leadership Certificate Program

This popular PLM education program will be made available via a series of publicly offered classes.

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, 20 November 2018 — CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic consulting and research firm, announces its CIMdata PLM Leadership Certificate Program schedule for 2019. The program represents the PLM industry’s most comprehensive non-biased education offering for today’s PLM professionals.

The program has been structured to prepare PLM professionals to successfully address the challenges commonly faced in PLM strategy development and implementation. The assessment-based certificate program includes a personalized classroom experience, individual and team-based exercises, and individual evaluations of achievement. The program is facilitated by a team of CIMdata experts. Upon successful completion of the program, participants receive a CIMdata PLM Certificate and are invited to join CIMdata’s global PLM Leadership community.

According to Peter Bilello, CIMdata’s President, “Since the program was introduced in 2009, close to 1,000 PLM professionals have received their PLM Leadership certificate from CIMdata. In many ways, our program has become the de-facto global standard in PLM professional education. We are extremely excited with the program’s success and we look forward to continuing to deliver this valuable program throughout much of the industrial world.”

John MacKrell, CIMdata’s Chairman and one of the lead facilitators of the program, stated, “Our 2019 schedule will address the needs of PLM professionals around the world. We look forward to providing in-depth education and helping more companies realize the benefits of PLM and its enabling technologies.”

The program is built on CIMdata’s over 35 years of experience guiding industrial companies in successfully defining and implementing best-in-class PLM strategies and tactics. The program, which may be taken as a 3-day or 5-day program, is appropriate for industrial companies that are considering PLM or are already implementing PLM, and to PLM solution providers.

For more information on CIMdata’s PLM Leadership Certificate Program or to register visit our website at

The CIMdata 2019 PLM Leadership Certificate Program schedule is as follows:

  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA – March 4-8
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands – June 17-21
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA – September 30 - October 4
  • Los Angeles, California, USA – December 2-6
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