Continuing Education

Maintaining your edge and advancing your career requires continual professional development.

Short Courses

Short Courses are extended sessions that offer participants an intense, pedagogically driven experience. Short Course proposals may address theories or concepts, research practices or methods, industry innovations and other specialized topics of interest to mining industry professionals. The goal of any Short Course should be to enrich the knowledge base of the course participants within a well-structured/well-planned seminar atmosphere.

Registration is open to all members and non-members of SME.

SME offers many short course options through SME sponsored conferences, UCA of SME sponsored conferences and through supported educational institutions.

Pricing and availability for short courses may vary. For additional questions regarding available short courses in your area, please contact SME Customer Service at 720.738.4085 or

Find a wide variety of opportunities for certifications or PDH credits by attending SME conferences, workshops or training courses. Check out our Certifications and Standards information!

Webinars - Live and On-Demand

$45 Member | $90 Non-member | $10 SME Student Member
Continue your career development and receive job-critical information when you attend an SME webinar. Our hour-long technical sessions are designed for dedicated professionals like you. Industry leaders deliver timely and engaging professional development opportunities that fit your schedule.

Our extensive library of recorded webinars offer more than 200 sessions ranging from rare earth minerals to HR issues, from health and safety initiatives in the coal industry to the future of gold, and many more.

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