Learn about Net Smelter Returns (NSRs) in mining option agreements from Robert Stevens, Ph.D., P.Geo.
More video lessons in the online Mining Essentials Course.
Learn how bacon fat was used to find diamonds and how mining companies find them now. A short video lesson from Rob Stevens’, Ph.D., P. Geo. online Mining Essentials course.
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Vancouver, BC, December 7, 2012—(T-Net)—Thinkific, and Robert Stevens Ph.D., P.Geo., announced today that their Mining Essentials course is now available online at http://www.thinkific.com/. Robert Stevens is the author of the text book Mineral Exploration and Mining Essentials and iswell known for teaching at mining conferences across Canada and as the Dean of Natural Resources at BCIT.
This online Mining Essentials course offers those involved in or servicing the mining industry a complete overview of the sector. Gross mining revenues for the BC mining industry increased by 25% from 2010 ($7.9 billion) to $9.9 billion in 2011 and the average number of individuals employed by BC mining companies increased in 2011 from 8,195 employees to 9,310 employees. Lawyers, accountants, brokers, investors and other professionals also have a vested interest in learning about the industry and can now use the latest technology to learn online through engaging broadcast quality videos with a well respected and experienced instructor. The course is also available to those outside Canada with an interest in the mining industry.
More information on the Mining Essentials course and some videos here: http://www.thinkific.com/courses/mining-essentials
Online education has seen considerable growth lately with ventures such as the Kahn Academy offering free education to high school students and Coursera offering university level education. Thinkific is focused on professional and career development education, with many courses approved for continuing professional development credits often required to maintain professional designations.
Thinkific has also recently released a course on Corporate Governance helping Directors and Officers better understand their duties and obligations to their companies. The course is taught by Steven McKoen a partner in the Vancouver office of Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP.
More info on the Corporate Governance course and some videos here: http://www.thinkific.com/courses/corporate-governance-duties-of-directors-and-officers
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