TRAINING & EDUCATION
 
  Get Trained with Hunter Douglas

Knowledge is not just power, it's sales, too.
Whether you're a seasoned veteran or completely new to the industry, you can set yourself apart by being the most knowledgeable window coverings professional in the business. From classroom to conference settings, to interactive online learning, there's a program to suit. Details can be found on the my.hunterdouglas website.

Hunter Douglas Fabrication Regional Trainings
Your Hunter Douglas Fabrication Sales & Training Team can provide you with a calendar and details of locally hosted training events. They can also arrange in-store trainings for you and your employees.

Hunter Douglas Customer Education & Training Group (CEDG)
CEDG dealer and installer programs provide the knowledge to decrease costly mistakes, increase sales and build the confidence needed to sell Hunter Douglas products. Training covers best practices, sales, marketing, advertising, design, customer service, profitability and other business needs. CEDG can be contacted at (866) 229-1587. Below is a brief overview of training opportunities and tools available to Hunter Douglas dealers.


 
 
   
  HUNTER DOUGLAS LEARNING CENTER
Discover the great features and benefits of a learning management system in one centralized location. Online eLearning is available anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace. What's more, it's FREE to Hunter Douglas dealers. Diverse course-work covers everything from Measuring Basics to Merchandising Tools!  Plus, it's a great way for you and your employees to gain product knowledge and learn about the season's new additions. To request a login, go to the site's homepage: learning.hunterdouglas.com. View Learning Center Flyer
   
  PREMIERES TRAINING EVENTS
Premieres events feature the newest Hunter Douglas products and line enhancements for the season. These programs are held throughout the nation and hosted in a variety of venues by Hunter Douglas Fabrication. Not only does Premieres cover new product introductions, it also emphasizes business-building and selling skills. Premieres is more than a typical training... it's an event! 
   
  HD MEETING(SM)
Join the Hunter Douglas Alliance Team and Service Providers for live web-training with HD Meeting. Hunter Douglas Gallery, Showcase and Priority Dealers can attend these live web-training sessions from home or office - all you need is a computer with internet access and a phone! Visit GoHDMeeting.com to view the calendar or join an event.
   
  PROFESSIONAL DEALER PROGRAM (PDP)
PDP offers dealers the opportunity to become an expert in window fashions by earning a Hunter Douglas Certified Professional Dealer (CPD) status through continued training. PDP is a comprehensive training and assessment program that ensures certified dealers have a consistent knowledge base in 5 key areas:  Fundamentals, Product, Hands On, Customer Service/Sales Skills, and Professional Development. PDP can be found within the Learning Center: learning.hunterdouglas.com. View Learning Center Flyer
   
  PROFESSIONAL INSTALLER(SM) PROGRAM (PIP)
Hunter Douglas has taken a leadership role in ensuring that installers are trained and knowledgeable by creating PIP. Hunter Douglas installers can register for PIP by visiting https://pip.hunterdouglas.com/cedg/sso. All members of the PIP program have access to this PIP website which houses training modules, videos, a Rewards Store and Technically Speaking newsletter. Online Installation Registration gives installers the opportunity to provide product feedback. Learn more about this program at: my.hunterdouglas.com.
   
  CERTIFIED INSTALLER(SM)
You can become a Hunter Douglas Certified Installer (CI) by attending and passing a two-day intensive workshop, offered exclusively by Hunter Douglas. CI training provides installers an opportunity to learn about installation, adjustment and repair of our most popular products in a hands-on environment. Upon completion, installers receive a Certified Installer photo ID badge, a certificate of achievement, copies of the training materials and use of the Certified Installer logo. Learn more about this program at: my.hunterdouglas.com.
   
  ALLIANCE CERTIFIED TRAINING (ACT)
Alliance Certified Training is a certification program for Gallery and Showcase owners and showroom managers to learn about Hunter Douglas Alliance programs and services, enabling you to build a stronger retail environment for your customers. The focus of the training is not Hunter Douglas products: meet other Alliance Dealers (Gallery, Showcase and Priority Dealers), mingle with your peers, learn and share tips on how to succeed in the home decor market. Training is structured around expanding your business through growing leads, increasing your close ratio and boosting your average sale. We focus on proven concepts that have been implemented by Alliance Dealers. Details of upcoming events can be found at alliance.hunterdouglas.com (for Gallery and Showcase Dealers) and at dealers.hunterdouglas.com (for Priority Dealers).
 
 
 
 
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To read more about Hunter Douglas training programs, visit theMy Hunter Douglas website or contact your Hunter Douglas Fabrication Training representative.