Welcome to SMU Steel 101 Training our introductory course for the Steel community
Introduction to Steel Making and Market Fundamentals
24-25th October, 2023
Charleston, South Carolina
Tour: Nucor Berkeley Steel Mill
SMU's Steel 101 Workshop is the premier industry training for understanding steelmaking and market fundamentals. Our instructors will present and describe the structure of the steel industry and the steel making process, starting with raw materials, and going all the way through the various rolling mills and coating processes. The workshop will focus on all aspects of flat and long product production, quality, and market drivers. Participants will have a virtual guided tour of a steel mill which specializes in flat rolled products, and see all stages of production.
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Steel Market Update has been running educational workshops since 2011, when the SMU Steel 101: Introduction to Steelmaking & Market Fundamentals course was first launched. Having now passed the 1000+ attendees mark, the Steel 101 series is now recognized as the leading steel training course, led by experienced instructors who are well known in the industry.
We understand the need for ongoing training and career development across the steel industry, and we have a trusted track record of helping businesses to empower their employees, through our workshops to better understand steel production, marketing and trading dynamics.
Our knowledge of the steel industry, combined with our trusted market relationships, enable us to deliver valuable training programmes driven by topical themes and addressed by industry thought-leaders. As part of our continued mission, To Inform, To Educate and To Motivate, we have introduced several new hedging workshops tailored to empower people working across the steel supply chain to help drive their businesses forward.
We have been successfully running workshops virtually since 2020, and are now delighted to be returning to live training courses enabling the community to gather in person once again. Virtual courses will continue to be offered alongside the live events, giving participations the choice to learn in a live environment and or to watch the sessions and Q&A's live-streamed, as well as catching up on-demand.
Our live workshops are unique in that we choose the location based on access to a working steel mill. The next workshop will be held live on October 24th and 25th, 2023 in Charleston, South Carolina. They will see all stages of production Steel Market Update's Steel 101 Workshop is the premier industry training for understanding steel making and market fundamentals. Workshop instructors have a combined 150+ years' experience in the steel industry.
Our instructors will present the structure of the steel industry and the steelmaking process. We’ll start with raw materials and continue downstream to hot rolling, cold rolling, and coating.
Whether you are new to the industry or are experienced and changing roles, our experts will help you gain the knowledge to succeed!