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Founded in partnership with the Stanford Center for Professional Development, Semizone is an online learning resource providing the largest array of technical courses for the semiconductor industry.

Mission: Our mission is to provide current and comprehensive educational programs that enhance individual performance and corporate productivity in the semiconductor industry. We provide the most convenient and cost effective delivery of course content created by world experts in academia and industry.

Semizone's Online Learning Approach: Investment in workforce development provides a key competitive advantage for semiconductor companies who rely on intellectual capital to compete in the marketplace. Semizone has created the worlds largest library of online courses for the busy semiconductor professional. Our commitment to educational excellence as well as the depth and breath of our online learning solutions make us the ideal corporate provider of semiconductor education. We continuously add new courses and update our existing courses to keep current with recent developments in the field. We produce our courses in modular formats using streaming media, advanced internet-enabled learning tools, and web-based interactive forums. Our learning solutions enable semiconductor professionals to develop industry-focused knowledge within a collaborative environment, and to apply that knowledge effectively on the job.

Our courses range from fundamentals to advanced topics covering materials, equipment, processes, devices, design, and manufacturing technologies. These courses and interactive learning tools are provided online, allowing engineers, scientists, technicians and other industry professionals to access material anytime and anywhere. Companies can implement Semizones programs throughout their global sites, resulting in reduced travel, higher productivity, and lower training costs.

Semizone provides its services directly to the individual through open enrollment or to companies through its corporate programs. Semizone has a proven track record of engaging as a strategic partner and provider of quality online learning solutions with a number of corporate universities in the semiconductor industry. We work in partnership with our customers to maximize the returns on their corporate training investments.

World Class Content: Semizones courses are produced in collaboration with leading experts from their respective fields. Semizone offers access to some of the worlds most renowned specialists in academia and industry through exclusive agreements with individuals and institutions.

Proven Methodology: Semizones courses are produced and delivered using a methodology that has evolved from decades of experience in distance education by our partner, the Stanford Center for Professional Development.

Access Anytime and Anywhere: Semizones information technology infrastructure provides reliable 24/7 delivery of content with consistent navigation to individuals with Internet access or corporate intranets.

Collaborative Community: Semizone provides effective collaborative learning tools that promote student-instructor and peer-to-peer interactions. Semizone provides discussion forums that are open to the global community as well as forums that are restricted to company employees via a secure network.

Advanced Learning Tools: Semizone emphasizes active problem solving using practical case studies and advanced learning tools such as streaming media lecture modules, instructive animations, laboratory tour videos, Internet-enabled laboratories, and interactive simulators.

Modular Course Format: All of Semizones courses are divided into self-contained modules that can be accessed at any time, offering the professional flexibility to accommodate their own schedule and learning pace.

Customer Service and Support: We provide world-class service supporting both the individual student as well as corporate accounts. Our Learning Management System (LMS) offers capabilities for corporate enrollment, tracking, reporting, assessment, and course delivery features.

Certified Learning: We offer certificates of completion and Continuous Education Units (CEU) issued jointly with the Stanford Center for Professional Development.

Customized Programs: Semizone delivers customized programs and curricula based on specific corporate need as well as individual employee skill assessments and job requirements. We integrate our material with corporate intranet and provide regular management reports that track employee enrollment and progress.

Cost Effective Solutions: Semizones courses are generally priced substantially below the equivalent live classroom or workshop events. When travel expenses are factored in, Semizones cost-saving advantages are even more significant.

We invite you to join Semizones global community of semiconductor professionals at www.semizone.com and gain access to the most comprehensive source of knowledge in the semiconductor industry.