General Information

Classroom training

Most IIE public seminars are held in the metro Atlanta area, at IIE headquarters in Norcross, Ga. Some IIE seminars are available in other locations. The site for each course is listed on the schedule page for the course. Classes begin at 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please plan to arrive 10 minutes early on the first day to sign in. 

Classroom Locations

IIE Training Center

Institute of Industrial Engineers
3577 Parkway Lane, Suite 200
Norcross, GA 30092

Hotel Information: The seminar hotel for the IIE Training Center is the Residence Inn Atlanta Norcross/Peachtree Corners Hotel, 5500 Triangle Drive, Norcross, GA 30092. Phone: (770) 447-1714. The hotel is only a few minutes from IIE headquarters. A hotel shuttle to IIE is available by request. The IIE corporate rate ranges between $107 to $116 for a studio or one-bedroom suite. You must call the hotel and ask for the IIE rate. This discounted rate is on a space-available basis and will not be given for reservations made online.

For transportation to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, contact Atlanta Airport Superior Shuttle Service - provides transportation from the airport to the hotel. The charge is $35 one-way and $65 round trip. They are located on Island C-8 at Ground Transportation. Reservations can be made at (770) 457-4794 or www.atlsuperiorshuttle.com.

Taxi fare from the airport to Norcross is approximately $60.

University of Alabama - Birmingham

UAB School of Health Professions Executive Training Center
1750 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294

Hotel Information: The recommended hotel for this location is the Doubletree Hilton, 808 20th Street South, Birmingham, Ala. 35205, (205) 933-9000. Make sure to ask for the UAB School of Health Professions special rate of $109 for a king room.

University of Southern California

3650 McClintock Ave.
Olin Hall of Engineering (OHE)
Room: OHE 100D
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Hotel Information: The recommended hotel for this location is the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC, 3540 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, Calif., (213) 748-4141 or (888) 201-1718 (U.S. toll free). Contact the hotel directly for rates and reservations.

University of Western Michigan

Parkview Campus
4601 Campus Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Hotel Information: The recommended hotel for this location is the Holiday Inn Kalamazoo-W (WMU), 2747 S. Eleventh Street, Kalamazoo, MI., (269) 375-6000. Contact the hotel directly for rates and reservations. Ask about a special WMU rate.

Grant Thornton LLP

333 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA 20314

Hotel Information: Recommended hotels for this location are: Embassy Suites, 1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA, 22314, (703) 684-5900. Contact the hotel directly for rates and reservations; Residence Inn, 1456 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 548-5474, Contact the hotel directly for rates and reservations; Westin, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA, 22314-5700, (703) 253-8600. Contact hotel directly for rates and reservations; Hilton, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314, (703) 837-0440. Contact hotel directly for rates and reservations.

Online training

IIE offers a number of online courses, some of which have a set start and finish date and some of which do not. Course delivery may be:

  • Live, instructor-led, via computer and phone, with interaction among course participants and the instructor
  • Self-paced with scheduled chat sessions with the instructor
  • Fully self-paced with a set date for completion 

Corporate Training

These courses and many others can be brought to your company location through IIE's in-house training program. Courses can be provided as described, or they can be customized to fit your company's specific needs. Please contact IIE Director of Continuing Education and Program Development Larry Aft, P.E. at (770) 349-1130 for more information.


As an IACET Authorized Provider, IIE offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

ACE Credit® Program

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for three of IIE's Six Sigma Black Belt courses. Founded in 1918, ACE is the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, representing more than 1,600 college and university presidents and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website at www.acenet.edu/credit. 


You may register for IIE seminars in any of the following ways:

  • Online by following the registration link for the course you wish to take
  • Via a completed  PDF registration form that may be faxed to (770) 441-3295, e-mailed to cs@iienet.org or mailed to the IIE Center for Continuing Education, 3577 Parkway Lane, Norcross, GA 30092
  • By phoning IIE member and customer support at (770) 449-0460

Tax Credits and Deductions

Receive a tax credit for employee training. For qualification information, call (866) 808-9729. Treasury regulation 1.162.5 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (registration fees and cost of travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken to maintain or improve skills required in one's employment or other trade or business, or meet express requirements of an employer or law imposed as a condition of retention of employment, job status or rate of compensation. 

Team Discounts

To encourage team participation, IIE offers a discount of $50 off each registration for two to four people, and $100 off each registration of five or more. Registrations must be received at the same time, and team members must be from the same company location. Online courses are not eligible for the team discount.  No other discounts or coupons apply with the team discount. To receive the discount, contact customer service at cs@iienet.org or 1-800-494-0460.


All certificates issued by IIE expires after three years. There is not any cost to renew a certificate. You simply need to contact IIE headquarters and confirm your current contact information and we will send you another one. We do this in order to keep your information current in our database. We often get reference checks and always contact the individual before responding to make sure the request is legitimate. 

Cancellation Policy

A full refund, less a $50 processing fee, is available if IIE is notified in writing 30 days prior to the seminar start date. Registrations cancelled or rescheduled after this date are subject to the following charges:

  • Cancellation/rescheduling 21 days prior to the start date of the seminar will incur a 50% penalty
  • Cancellation/rescheduling 14 days prior to the start date of the seminar will incur a 75% penalty
  • Cancellation/rescheduling 7 days prior to the start date of the seminar will incur a 100% penalty

Substitutions from the same company only, may be made at any time and must be submitted in writing. IIE reserves the right to cancel seminars three weeks prior to the start date due to insufficient registration. Registrants will be notified promptly if a seminar is cancelled. It is recommended that participants not purchase airline tickets until they are certain the seminar will NOT be cancelled due to low enrollment. 

Select online courses are entitled to a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Click here for details.

Weather Statement

Occasionally the Atlanta weather may necessitate the last minute cancellation of an upcoming or in-progress seminar. This is entirely out of our control. When this does happen, IIE will work the participants to find an equivalent training opportunity. The safety of our participants and instructors is our primary concern.


Contact IIE at (770) 449-0460 or (800) 494-0460.