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Katja leads the EduMine division which provides practical solutions to help companies meet their business objectives by developing their key asset – their human capital.

EduMine’s Continued Commitment to our Learners

EduMine’s mission statement is clear: “To deliver accessible professional development, training and technology to the worldwide mining community at an affordable price, with emphasis on distance learning and collaboration with educational institutions and professional associations, to enrich the mining education and training experience.” The last few years have been extremely tough for the mining industry, with ripple effects to service providers, including training and education providers such as EduMine. It is motivating to read articles that indicate the “light at the end of the tunnel”

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Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data

This course is a potentially useful tool for trying to make sense of mining news and reports! We might have seen through some of the worst mining scams like Bre-X Minerals and Southwestern Resources if this had been available in the past. The University of Washington in Seattle presented a one-credit course this spring on “Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data” with plans to expand it to a three- or four-credit course for the fall term. As stated on their website … The

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What is the CIM + EduMine + SME Partnership?

In April 2016, EduMine signed agreements with the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) to partner in the roll-out of a premier online professional development program offered to their members. This partnership provides CIM and SME members with high-quality online learning no matter where they are located. Currently, 22 premium CIM and SME peer-reviewed online courses are available on a broad range of topics such as geostatistics, permitting, and mineral processing. These courses qualify

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Prestigious Accreditation Demonstrates EduMine’s Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning

We are proud to announce that the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has renewed EduMine’s Accredited Provider status. IACET is the premier standards-setting organization for continuing education and training, with a strategic mission to promote IACET standards as a benchmark for quality program delivery globally. EduMine complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, EduMine is authorized to issue the IACET continuing education unit (CEU). EduMine first

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Get Ahead in Mining with a Professional Grade CMS

Today’s professionals in mining and the geosciences require new, innovative ways of delivering high-quality, affordable continuing education that allow them to balance a career, a family, and their personal lives with job responsibilities and career development. The CMS (Certificate in Mining Studies) is a continuing education program supported by a network of top mining schools and providers of high quality professional development courses. It is a blended learning program of on-demand online courses, face-to-face short courses and interactive live webcasts delivered by industry specialists and

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Mining Professionals Need Flexibility in Continuing Education

The changing profile of today’s young professional in mining and the geosciences requires us to find new, innovative ways to deliver high-quality, affordable continuing education. Young working professionals typically must balance a career, family responsibilities, and their personal lives with the demands of continuing education and professional development. The CMS (Certificate in Mining Studies) is a continuing education program supported by a network of top mining schools and providers of high quality professional development courses. It is a blended learning program of on-demand online courses,

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The Certificate in Mining Studies is a University-Accredited Program that Matches Career Objectives

The Certificate in Mining Studies (CMS) program is supported and accredited by the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and the University of Arizona, Tucson. It is a collaborative initiative between mining schools and industry to provide accessible, cost-effective, accredited continuing education and training, designed to address the future needs of the global mining community. Content for the courses is authored by industry specialists and presented by course providers like Imperial College, UBC Sauder School of Business, and EduMine, and delivered through an integration of online

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Online Continuing Education is a Growing Resource for the Global Mining Industry

Online continuing education and training is a growing resource for the global mining industry. Its utility can be measured in terms of its ability to satisfy a broad range of developmental objectives, including CPD obligations, career enhancement objectives, corporate training requirements, curriculum enhancement and knowledge resource requests. Much of the online continuing education and training that occurs today is the result of collaboration between industry and universities. CPD Obligations: online courses are a convenient and cost-effective way for busy professionals to meet their ongoing CPD

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Online Certification is a Convenient Way to Satisfy Your CPD Obligations

Online certification presents a cost-effective opportunity to expand your knowledge by taking career-enhancing courses, with the convenience of online certification and 24/7 accessibility, and to satisfy your professional development obligations at the same time. EduMine has online, self-learning, self-paced courses on almost every aspect of mining and the geosciences, authored by specialists in their fields…

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A Collaborative Model for Continuing Education and Training in Mining

The Certificate in Mining Studies program supported by the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and the University of Arizona, Tucson is a collaborative initiative between mining schools and industry to provide accessible, cost-effective, accredited continuing education and training, designed to address the future needs of the global mining community. Content is authored by industry specialists and presented by course providers like Imperial College, Sauder School of Business, and EduMine, and delivered through an integration of online learning, short courses and interactive webcasts.

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