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 availablility for short courses may vary. For additional questions regarding available short courses in your area, please contact SME Customer Service at 303.948.4200 or

Please select a short course below to learn more:

Dates Event Event Type Location
Dec 03, 2015
Short Course: Developing Mine Water Balances in GoldSim with Optional General GoldSim Training Course -

Short Courses Tucson, USA
Sep 21, 2015
Optimization and Risk Management in Strategic Mine

This course is designed for mining engineers, project managers, mine geologists and financial analysts who are involved in feasibility studies, development or operations and are interested in new t...Read More

Short Courses Montreal Quebec, CAN
Sep 20, 2015
Short Course: Design of Effective Stormwater and Sediment Control Systems

The objective of this course is to enhance attendees’ productivity in the development of cost- and environmentally- effective stormwa...Read More

Short Courses Pittsburgh, USA
Sep 20, 2015
Short Course: The Most Precious Resource

The course is designed to serve the workplace human performance needs of the industry.  T...Read More

Short Courses Pittsburgh, USA