GS1 Foundations Online Certificate Course

Six Web-based Modules — Learn at your Own Pace and Convenience

If any part of your work involves creating, analyzing, or using product data in any way, you’re most likely interacting with GS1 Standards. The GS1 Foundations course will help you learn product identification standards that result in trusted data for your trading partners and consumers.  You’ll be able to: 

  • Correctly assign and manage unique products and packaging levels via GTINs and barcodes
  • Perform efficient item set-up, so that it is done right the first time
  • Properly measure package dimensions for efficient shipping and retail shelf management

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Who Should Sign Up

Professionals who manage the product lifecycle from creation through distribution and merchandising, including product management, supply chain operations, logistics, category management and shopper marketing. 

Equipped with the knowledge of GS1 Foundations, you can:

  • Eliminate product returns resulting from inaccurate product data
  • Reduce barcode scanning errors at checkout that result in unsold product
  • Better manage product changes using proper GTIN® management
  • Improve logistics costs and planogram compliance with accurate package measurements

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Course Outline

The GS1 Foundations Online Certificate Course includes six on-demand learning modules:

  • Overview of GS1 Standards
  • How to use your Company Prefix
  • Principles of globally unique product identification and barcoding
  • Creating and managing Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs)
  • Basic overview of Package Measurement Rules
  • GTIN Management Standard

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Cost

$450

Need Help or Have Questions

 

Want to register and need help to get budget approval from your management team?  Use this justification letter template to help make your case.

Have more questions and want to speak to a GS1 Foundations Course specialist? Email us at Training@gs1us.org
 

 

Earn a Badge - Your GS1 Standards Credential

Did you know when you successfully complete a GS1 US certificate course, you can earn an important credential in the use of GS1 Standards? And you can add this new skill to your online resume with a GS1 US Badge and share it via social media. 

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Still Need Convincing? See How Companies are Leveraging GS1 Standards Expertise and Test Your Own Standards Knowledge

Case Studies

  • Pocono ProFoods — Distributing Quality Product Data for a Quality Customer Experience
  • Tyson Foods — Putting customers and consumers first by leveraging GS1 Standards for stability and velocity
  • Land O' Lakes — Using GS1 Standards and EDI make reductions in labor and increases in order accuracy as sweet as butter
  • Macy’s Returns Made Easier — Reverse Advance Shipping Notice Revolutionizes Returns to Vendor

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