GUA University

OUR GUA UNIVERSITY TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM WILL DOCUMENT YOUR ENHANCED SKILLS—MAKING YOU MORE VALUABLE TO YOUR BUSINESS AND CLIENTS

APPLICATIONS OF GUA KNOWLEDGE ARE DRIVING BUSINESS GROWTH AROUND THE WORLD.

RETURNING IN 2019 – GUA UNIVERSITY!

GUA University classes will be held May 13-14, 2019, and will offer eight different sessions to choose from. The fee for each session is $275.*

Register to attend GUA University and be a part of networking and continuing education sessions that will help you explore and expand possibilities across all segments of the printing industry.

  • Attendees will receive a 3.5-hour interactive and in-depth training session with hands-on computer learning and lab work.
  • To maximize your exchange with instructors, class sizes are small to ensure that your questions are addressed before you depart.
  • Keep in mind that these classes will fill up fast with limited seats! Register early to guarantee your spot!

 

Session attendees will be awarded a formal certificate documenting their participation, new skills and knowledge.

*University fees are exclusive of GUA Conference registration fee. Attendees must be registered for GUA Conference to register for GUA University.

GUA University Class Descriptions

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Mike Bialko

This course is designed to introduce you to the powerful KODAK PRINERGY Rules-Based Automation (RBA) tools within the KODAK PRINERGY Workflow System. The class will include presentations, application examples, group activities and hands-on exercises on a live PRINERGY system. By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of what RBA is, and how RBA can be used to automate various aspects of your workflow. You should be able write simple rules as a result of your classroom exercises.

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Jason Farlette

This course is to be taken after you have successfully completed the KODAK PRINERGY Rules-Based Automation (RBA) Beginners session and have spent some time trying to write rules on your own. The RBA Advanced course curriculum picks up where the RBA beginners course leaves off. The classroom time is focused on as much hands-on interaction with the system as possible, working through a series of exercises designed to explore the more powerful and real-world aspects of RBA. By the end of this course you will have enough experience to write RBA complex rules to automate a multitude of aspects within your production workflow.

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • William Li

Learn how COLORFLOW can help you save time and achieve amazing color accuracy through its innovative and integrated Color Management solution. This course will examine core concepts of color management, how to start implementing Extended Color Gamut printing, and how COLORFLOW works to optimize your color to achieve Museum Quality Color, and integrates into your workflow.

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Patrick Kerr

This class provides an overview of KODAK PREPS Software and demonstrates how it can dramatically reduce job costs and turnaround time.

PREPS USERS WILL LEARN

  • Discover how PREPS supports complex jobs for digital and conventional print using a variety of content elements and data coming from multiple sources.
  • You’ll also understand how PREPS can easily streamline and deliver fully automated

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Mike Bialko

This class provides an overview of the Preflight+ software found in the PRINERGY Workflow System. The class will also over the Acrobat tools for trapping and PDF editing. Kodak will demonstrate how it can dramatically reduce job costs and turnaround time.

USERS WILL LEARN

  • How easy it is to identify file issues and automatically repair them using Preflight+.
  • How Rules Based Automation and Preflight+ can work together to optimize your workflow.
  • Learn how to easily trap files using the Advanced PRINERGY trapper in Acrobat.
  • Learn how to easily apply per object screening in Acrobat using DotShop and to create touch-bump plates using PDF Platebuilder.
  • Learn how to deal with Artwork changes after the file has been proofed or trapped by using PDF Merge and PDF File Editor.

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Brenda Power

This class provides an in-depth understanding of INSITE Prepress Portal.
Dive deeper into Job Info Sheets and Upload Info Sheets and learn how to set up Rules Based Automation to drive your workflow when using Info Sheets.  You are not required to have knowledge of XML.

Bring your ideas and thoughts about your workflow and learn how Info Sheets can help you out!

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Stephen Miller

This course is designed to introduce you to the Prinergy Cloud: Decision Analytics Dashboard reports used within the KODAK PRINERGY Workflow System.

The class will include presentations, application examples, and group activities using on a live Prinergy Cloud account. By the end of the course, you will have a clear understanding of how to measure, monitor and optimize the performance of your Prinergy Workflow System.

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

  • Mike Bialko

This course is designed to introduce you to the powerful KODAK PRINERGY TOOLS product.

Prinergy tools is an Abode Illustrator® software-based professional suite of design tools created specifically for Packaging PSPs to efficiently and easily inspect, trap and process packaging files within PRINERGY Workflow Software. This saves brand owners, PSPs, and designers time and money by reducing cycle times, eliminating errors and improving file and output quality for today’s complex packaging designs. Nearly-impossible production tasks can now be done accurately and in less time, often exceeding customer expectations.

Users will get a hands-on experience with the tools in a production environment using real world packaging files.

GUA University Class Agenda