IOIA Webinar Schedule


IOIA Webinar 
100 Level NOP Crop Standards
January 19 and 22, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 12:00 p.m. (Pacific)

The NOP Organic Crop Standards webinar is a 100-level course and is designed to prepare participants to verify compliance with the NOP Crop Standards. This webinar training course will focus on topics including the National List of allowed synthetic and prohibited natural inputs for crop production. Participants will also gain skill in understanding and navigating the NOP regulations.

This course is geared to prepare those who intend to take further training to become organic inspectors or file reviewers. It is also highly recommended for organic producers, consultants, educators, extension, and certification agency staff and can be used as a credential to seek work as an entry-level certification file reviewer.

IOIA Trainer: Margaret Scoles.

Cost for the Webinar  
$350 for non-members
$325 for IOIA Members

To Register and pay: Please click here.

The course is comprised of 4 components:  self-study pre-webinar, mid-webinar exercises, the webinar, and an exam. The self-study components include exercises that are completed and submitted for grading. The pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments are designed to encourage participants to prepare and explore resources on the NOP website applicable to organic crop standards. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling: The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-webinar exercises in advance of the webinar, and 1 ½ hours to complete the mid-webinar assignment and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Due Dates for the Assignments:
Pre-Webinar due 12:00 noon (Pacific) January 15, 2021
Mid-Webinar due 12:00 noon (Pacific) January 21, 2021
Final Exam due 11:55 p.m. (Pacific) January 29, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Certificates:  Participants who meet minimum requirements will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for NOP Organic Crop Standards Training. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of assignments and the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for NOP Organic Crop Standards Training, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar
100 Level NOP Livestock Standards
February 2 and 5, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 12:00 p.m. (Pacific)

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each three hours long. Enrollment is limited to 20. The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

The webinar is a 100-level course will prepare participants to verify compliance with the NOP Livestock Standards. This webinar training course will focus on topics including the National List of allowed synthetic and prohibited natural inputs for livestock production. Participants will also gain skill in understanding and navigating the NOP regulations.

This course is geared to prepare those who intend to take further training to become organic inspectors or file reviewers. It is also highly recommended for organic producers, consultants, educators, extension, and certification agency staff and can be used as a credential to seek work as an entry-level certification file reviewer.

Experienced IOIA Trainer and organic inspector Garry Lean, will present the course.

Cost for the Webinar:
$350 for non-members
$325 for IOIA Members

To Register: Please click here.

The course is comprised of 4 components: self-study pre-webinar, mid-webinar exercises, the webinar, and an exam. The self-study components include exercises that are completed and submitted for grading. The pre and mid webinar assignments are designed to encourage participants to prepare and explore resources on the NOP website applicable to organic livestock standards. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers. The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling: The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-course exercises in advance of the webinar, and 1 ½ hours to complete the mid-course assignment and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar.

Due Dates for the Assignments:
Pre-Webinar due: Noon (Pacific), January 29, 2021
Mid-Webinar due: Noon (Pacific), February 4, 2021
Final Exam due: 11:55 pm (Pacific), February 12, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Certificates: Participants who meet minimum requirements will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for NOP Organic Livestock Standards Training.

Letters of Participation: Students who attend but opt out of assignments and the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for NOP Organic Livestock Standards Training, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
100 Level NOP Processing Standards
February 9 and 12, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
End Time: 12:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each three hours long. Enrollment is limited to 20.  The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

The NOP Organic Processing Standards webinar is a 100-level course and is designed to prepare participants to verify compliance with the NOP Processing Standards. The course is designed as an essential session for the Processing Inspector or Reviewer. It is highly recommended for organic handlers, processors, consultants, educators, extension, and certification agency staff and can be used as a credential to seek work as an entry-level certification file reviewer. This course is also geared to prepare those who intend to take further training to become organic inspectors or file reviewers.

This Webinar Training course will focus on topics including the National List of approved ingredients both natural and synthetic. It will also cover labeling, inspection, and certification requirements. Participants will gain skills in navigating the regulations.

Experienced IOIA Trainer and organic inspector Garry Lean will present the webinar.

Cost for the Webinar  
$350 for non-members
$325 for IOIA members

To Register and Pay: Please click here.  

This course is comprised of 4 components: self-study pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, the webinar presentations, and a final evaluation exam. The self-study components include exercises that are completed and submitted in advance of the webinar presentations for day 1 and day 2. The self-study component encourages participants to prepare and explore resources on the web applicable to organic processing inspection and review. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers. The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling: The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-webinar exercises in advance of the webinar, 1 ½ hours to complete the mid-webinar assignment and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Due Dates for the assignments:
Pre-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), February 5, 2021
Mid-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), February 11, 2021
Final Exam: 11:55 pm (Pacific), February 19, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Certificates:  Participants who meet minimum requirements will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for NOP Organic Processing Standards Training. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of assignments and the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for NOP Organic Processing Standards Training, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
300 Level Organic Cosmetics
March 12, 2021

Session One: 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Pacific)
Break Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Pacific)
Session Two: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Pacific)

This webinar is a one-part series and will be 4 hours in duration with a one-hour break.  The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

Enrollment is limited to 20.

About the Webinar:

The webinar will prepare participants to audit to organic cosmetic standards from both North America and the EU, both public and private. It will also provide an overview of the operations and management practices of materials in cosmetic manufacturing as well as basic FDA limits for those ingredients. This course will, in two parts, examine and review the laws and scientific work used to underpin the private standards (COSMOS, NaTrue, etc.) as well as the information and resources needed to review the non-organic ingredients common to cosmetics.

This course is geared to persons with organic inspection or certification review experience. Course participants preferably will have completed an IOIA Basic Inspection course and/or are already working as inspectors or reviewers.

The course is comprised of 3 components: self-study pre-course, the webinar and a final exam. The self-study component includes exercises that must be completed before the course begins. The pre-course exercises are designed to help participants prepare for the webinar. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

About the Trainer:

Organic Cosmetic Consultant and former Organic Inspector Gay Timmons will present the course. Timmons owns and operates Oh, Oh Organic, Inc., an organic and specialty ingredient distribution company committed to the development and delivery of sustainable agricultural ingredients for the cosmetic and personal care industries.  Since 1991, Gay has worked as a producer and marketer of organic ingredients and an advocate for regulatory clarity for organic and natural producers and consumers. 

Cost for the Webinar:
$325 for IOIA members
$350 for non-members

To Register: Please click here.

The course is comprised of a pre-webinar self-study, the webinar and an exam. The self-study pre-webinar materials are used to prepare you for this webinar. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling:

The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-course exercises in advance of the webinar and 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Due Dates for the Assignments:

Final Exam: March 19, 2021, by 11:55 pm (Pacific)

The self-study pre-webinar materials are used to prepare you for this webinar will be emailed to you 1-2 weeks prior to the webinar. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the webinar.

Certificates: Participants who meet minimum requirements, including attending the webinar as well as submitting the final exam, will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for 300 Level Organic Cosmetics training. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for 300 Level Organic Cosmetics training, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
100 Level NOP Crop Standards
March 16 and 19, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 12:00 p.m. (Pacific)

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each 3 hours long. The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.
Enrollment is limited to 20. 

About the Webinar:
The NOP Organic Crop Standards webinar is a 100-level course and is designed to prepare participants to verify compliance with the NOP Crop Standards. This webinar training course will focus on topics including the National List of allowed synthetic and prohibited natural inputs for crop production. Participants will also gain skill in understanding and navigating the NOP regulations.

This course is geared to prepare those who intend to take further training to become organic inspectors or file reviewers. It is also highly recommended for organic producers, consultants, educators, extension, and certification agency staff and can be used as a credential to seek work as an entry-level certification file reviewer.

Trainer: TBA

Cost for the Webinar:  
$350 for non-members
$325 for IOIA Members

To Register and Pay: Please click here.

The course is comprised of 4 components:  self-study pre-webinar, mid-webinar exercises, the webinar, and an exam. The self-study components include exercises that are completed and submitted for grading. The pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments are designed to encourage participants to prepare and explore resources on the NOP website applicable to organic crop standards. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling: The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-webinar exercises in advance of the webinar, and 1 ½ hours to complete the mid-webinar assignment and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Due Dates for the Assignments:
Pre-Webinar due 12:00 noon (Pacific) March 12, 2021
Mid-Webinar due 12:00 noon (Pacific) March 18, 2021
Final Exam due 11:55 p.m. (Pacific) March 26, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Certificates:  Participants who meet minimum requirements will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for NOP Organic Crop Standards Training. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of assignments and the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for NOP Organic Crop Standards Training, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
200 Level Processing In/Out Balance, Traceability & Recipe Verification Under NOP & COR
April 13 and 20, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each three hours long. Enrollment is limited to 20.  The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

About the Webinar:

This webinar allows inspectors and certifiers to further their understanding of the requirements of the NOP and COR standards as they pertain to record keeping in the processing environment, with an emphasis on methodology, practical applications and standardized reporting. The course exercises are designed so that each participant can complete them in either metric or US standard units.

This course is designed for persons with at least two years of experience in organic inspection or certification review experience. Course participants preferably will have completed an IOIA Basic Inspection course and or are already working as inspectors or reviewers. Participants must have approval from IOIA to sign up for this webinar course if they have not taken the basic IOIA processing inspection course, or do not have experience inspecting processing facilities.

About the Trainer:

The presenter is Kelly A. Monaghan, experienced organic inspector, consultant, trainer and board member in Canada’s organic industry.

Cost for the Webinar:

$300 for non-members
$275 for IOIA members

To Register and Pay: Please click here.

Scheduling:

This course is comprised of 4 components: self-study pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, the webinar presentations, and a final evaluation exam. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers. The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

The course may require 4-6 hours to complete the self-study pre-course and mid-course exercises and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar.

Assignment Due Dates and Information:

Pre-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), April 9, 2021
Mid-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), April 16, 2021
Final Exam: 11:55 PM (Pacific), April 27, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Grades and Certificates:

IOIA will follow-up with you within 30 days of the completion of the webinar with your course outcome.

Participants who meet minimum requirements and turn in the pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, participating in both webinar presentations, and passing their final exam, will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion.

Participants who attend the webinar but opt out of the assignment submission, fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation, to document their attendance


IOIA Webinar 
200 Level Grower Group Inspection and Certification
June 22 and 25, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 11:30 a.m. (Pacific)
This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each 2 1/2 hours long. The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.
Enrollment is limited to 20. 

About the Webinar:
IOIA Organic Grower Group Inspection and Certification webinar is a 200 level IOIA Training Institute course. This course will focus on organic Grower Group certification and inspection. The first webinar session will cover the history and background of Grower Group certification and will describe in detail the current requirements based on the NOSB recommendations. The second webinar session will provide training on how to prepare, conduct and report an organic inspection of a Grower Group.

This webinar is designed for inspectors, reviewers, and others interested in learning about Grower Group organic inspection. The training is highly recommended for organic producers, consultants, educators, extension and certification agency staff.

Experienced IOIA Trainer and inspector, Luis Brenes of Costa Rica, will present the course.

Cost for the Webinar:  
$300 for non-members
$275 for IOIA Members

To Register and pay: Please click here.

The course is comprised of 4 components:  self-study pre-webinar, mid-webinar exercises, the webinar, and an exam. The self-study components include exercises that are completed and submitted for grading. The pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments are designed to encourage participants to explore resources on the web applicable to Grower Group inspection requirement. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling: The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-webinar exercises in advance of the webinar, and 1 ½ hours to complete the mid-webinar assignment and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Due Dates for the Assignments:
Pre-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), June 18, 2021
Mid-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), June 24, 2021
Final Exam: 11:55 pm (Pacific), July 2, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Certificates:  Participants who meet minimum requirements will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for Grower Group Inspection and Certification. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of assignments and the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for Grower Group Inspection and Certification to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
300 Level Organic Cosmetics
September 10, 2021

Session One: 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Pacific)
Break Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Pacific)
Session Two: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Pacific)

This webinar is a one-part series and will be 4 hours in duration with a one-hour break.  The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

Enrollment is limited to 20.

About the Webinar:

The webinar will prepare participants to audit to organic cosmetic standards from both North America and the EU, both public and private. It will also provide an overview of the operations and management practices of materials in cosmetic manufacturing as well as basic FDA limits for those ingredients. This course will, in two parts, examine and review the laws and scientific work used to underpin the private standards (COSMOS, NaTrue, etc.) as well as the information and resources needed to review the non-organic ingredients common to cosmetics.

This course is geared to persons with organic inspection or certification review experience. Course participants preferably will have completed an IOIA Basic Inspection course and/or are already working as inspectors or reviewers.

The course is comprised of 3 components: self-study pre-course, the webinar and a final exam. The self-study component includes exercises that must be completed before the course begins. The pre-course exercises are designed to help participants prepare for the webinar. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

About the Trainer:

Organic Cosmetic Consultant and former Organic Inspector Gay Timmons will present the course. Timmons owns and operates Oh, Oh Organic, Inc., an organic and specialty ingredient distribution company committed to the development and delivery of sustainable agricultural ingredients for the cosmetic and personal care industries.  Since 1991, Gay has worked as a producer and marketer of organic ingredients and an advocate for regulatory clarity for organic and natural producers and consumers. 

Cost for the Webinar:
$325 for IOIA members
$350 for non-members

To Register: Please click here.

The course is comprised of a pre-webinar self-study, the webinar and an exam. The self-study pre-webinar materials are used to prepare you for this webinar. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers.  The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

Scheduling:

The course may require 2-4 hours to complete the self-study pre-course exercises in advance of the webinar and 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar. 

Due Dates for the Assignments:

Final Exam: September 17, 2021, by 11:55 pm (Pacific)

The self-study pre-webinar materials are used to prepare you for this webinar will be emailed to you 1-2 weeks prior to the webinar. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the webinar.

Certificates: Participants who meet minimum requirements, including attending the webinar as well as submitting the final exam, will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion for 300 Level Organic Cosmetics training. 

Letters of Participation:  Students who attend but opt out of the exam, or fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation for 300 Level Organic Cosmetics training, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
100 Level IOIA/COTA COR Processing Standards
September 21 and 28, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 12:00 p.m. (Pacific)

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each three hours long. Enrollment is limited to 20.  The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

About the Webinar:

This 100-level webinar training course will cover the Canadian Organic Regime (COR) as it pertains to processing operations.

The training will prepare participants to verify compliance with the COR Processing Standard. This course is geared to prepare those who intend to take further training to become organic inspectors or file reviewers. It is also highly recommended for working inspectors and reviewers who have taken a basic processing inspection course to a standard other than the COR.  It is also recommended for organic handlers, processors, consultants, educators, extension, and certification agency staff. This course can be used as a credential to seek work as an entry-level certification file reviewer.

This Webinar Training course will focus on topics including the Organic Products Regulations, the General Principles and Management Standards & the Standard and the Canadian Permitted Substances Lists.  Participants will gain skill in navigating the Organic Products Regulations as well as the Standard and PSL, understanding the labeling rules, inspection and certification requirements. It will also cover the issues relating to Canada’s two equivalency arrangements with the USA and the EU.

About the Trainer:

The presenter is experienced organic inspector and IOIA Trainer, Kelly A. Monaghan.

Cost for the Webinar:

$300 for IOIA and COTA
$325 for IOIA members
$325 for COTA members
$350 for non-IOIA and non-COTA members

To Register and Pay: Please click here.

Scheduling:

The course is comprised of 3 components:  self-study pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, the webinar sessions, and a final exam. The self-study component includes exercises that are completed and submitted in advance of the webinar and encourages participants to prepare and explore resources related to COR processing standards. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers. The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

The course may require 2-4 hours to complete self-study pre-course exercises in advance of the webinar and approximately 1-1 ½ hours to complete the exam following the webinar.

Assignment Due Dates and Information:

Pre-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), September 17, 2021
Mid-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), September 24, 2021
Final Exam: 11:55 PM (Pacific), October 5, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Grades and Certificates:

IOIA will follow-up with you within 30 days of the completion of the webinar with your course outcome.

Participants who meet minimum requirements and turn in the pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, participating in both webinar presentations, and passing their final exam, will receive an IOIA/COTA Certificate of Completion.

Participants who attend the webinar but opt out of the assignment submission or fail to achieve a passing score will receive an IOIA/COTA Letter of Participation, to document their attendance.


IOIA Webinar 
200 Level Processing In/Out Balance, Traceability & Recipe Verification
Under NOP & COR

December 1 and 8, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 a.m. (Pacific)
End Time: 11:00 a.m. (Pacific)

This webinar will be given in two sessions, on two dates, each three hours long. Enrollment is limited to 20.  The webinar is available in the US and Canada via phone or VOIP, available elsewhere via VOIP.

About the Webinar:

This webinar allows inspectors and certifiers to further their understanding of the requirements of the NOP and COR standards as they pertain to record keeping in the processing environment, with an emphasis on methodology, practical applications and standardized reporting. The course exercises are designed so that each participant can complete them in either metric or US standard units.

This course is designed for persons with at least two years of experience in organic inspection or certification review experience. Course participants preferably will have completed an IOIA Basic Inspection course and or are already working as inspectors or reviewers. Participants must have approval from IOIA to sign up for this webinar course if they have not taken the basic IOIA processing inspection course, or do not have experience inspecting processing facilities.

About the Trainer:

The presenter Kelly A. Monaghan, experienced organic inspector, consultant, trainer and board member in Canada’s organic industry.

Cost for the Webinar:

$300 for non-members
$275 for IOIA members

To Register and Pay: Please click here.

Scheduling:

This course is comprised of 4 components: self-study pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, the webinar presentations, and a final evaluation exam. The webinar will include in-class discussion, examples, exercises and the opportunity for questions and answers. The course concludes with an exam to evaluate individual learning.

The course may require 4-6 hours to complete the self-study pre-course and mid-course exercises and approximately 1 ½ -2 hours to complete the exam following the webinar.

Assignment Due Dates and Information:

Pre-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), November 26, 2021
Mid-Webinar: 12:00 Noon (Pacific), December 5, 2021
Final Exam: 11:55 PM (Pacific), December 15, 2021

Your Pre-Webinar Assignment will be emailed to you two weeks prior to the due date. Your Mid-Webinar assignment will be emailed to you at the conclusion of the Day 1 Session. Your Final Exam will be sent to you at the conclusion of the Day 2 Session.

Grades and Certificates:

IOIA will follow-up with you within 30 days of the completion of the webinar with your course outcome.

Participants who meet minimum requirements and turn in the pre-webinar and mid-webinar assignments, participating in both webinar presentations, and passing their final exam, will receive an IOIA Certificate of Completion.

Participants who attend the webinar but opt out of the assignment submission, fail to achieve a passing score, will receive an IOIA Letter of Participation, to document their attendance.


Watch upcoming IOIA newsletters and this page for details as these and other trainings develop.