Pre-event Short Courses

Pre-IFT Short Courses have a proven record of success. Nearly 500 professionals attended the eleven 2015 courses below rating them 4.39 out of a possible 5.00--the highest satisfaction rating in 14 years! Short Courses offer in-depth, practical education with only a modest investment of time.

Short Courses include:

The Pre-IFT16 courses will be held July 15-16, 2016 at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton. Approximately ten courses, one to two days in length, will be held, including a mix of new and previously held successful offerings. Have an idea for a new short course? Download and return the proposal form by September 15, 2015.

Some of the factors considered when choosing courses include.

  • How proposed course meets the needs of IFT’s members and customer base.
  • If applicable, success metrics of previously-held educational events with similar content.
  • Course length. IFT courses two days or longer historically attract 55% more registrants than shorter courses.
  • Number of instructors needed to deliver course. IFT prefers eight or fewer.

For more information contact George Miller, Director of Knowledge & Learning Experiences at or 312-604-0263.