Professional Development

SMI Knowledge Transfer delivers transformational life-of-mine training solutions. We partner with companies, governments, and NGOs operating in the global resources sector to optimise value and create sustainable outcomes. We draw on cutting-edge research from the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) and collaborate with leading experts from The University of Queensland (UQ) and our global network of leaders.

Our portfolio is designed to deliver improved individual and company performance. Whether you are a university graduate, an early-mid career professional, in a management or senior executive position, SMI Knowledge Transfer offers learning and development solutions to address critical mining challenges:

  • Flagship Programs
  • Flagship Short Courses
  • Foundation Courses
  • JK Software Training
  • Conferences
  • Study Tours
  • Coaching Service

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Key Benefits: 


  • Effective development across the key stages of your career
  • Access to the latest thinking from worldclass researchers and practitioners
  • Networking opportunities between researchers, industry, community, and regulators
  • Access to our global community of practice


  • Development of technical, managerial, and interpersonal capabilities to optimise and sustain performance
  • Implementation of strategy and alignment across your organisation
  • Creation of organisational resilience through technical innovation and leadership

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