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Continuing Education Program (CEP)

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters’ Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has education opportunities for members at all levels in their careers: seasoned professionals, young professionals, students and those in need of a refresher on certain topics. CEP instructors provide attendees with critical knowledge enabling them to advance their professional development.

While we encourage you to register for any course that interests you, as a guide please note that courses marked NextGen are primarily geared toward young professionals, students and those who are new or looking for a refresher on certain topics. 

Upcoming Education Courses In-Person and Online

Monday, May 1, 2023 | Location: In-Person (Classroom)

Formulating with Natural Oils and Butters for the Cosmetics Industry: Technical Background and Best Practices - Instructed by Benjamin Schwartz



Monday, May 1, 2023 | Location: In-Person (Classroom)

Introduction to Sensory Characterization of Cosmetic Emulsions - Instructed by Gabriella Baki, PhD, Mark Chandler, Nina Poccia



2022 CEP Courses Included:

Thursday & Friday, March 31 & April 1, 2022 | Location: In-Person (Classroom/Lab)

High Throughput Formulation and Advanced Prototype Testing - Instructed by Samiul Amin, PhD



Monday, May 2, 2022 | Location: In-Person (Classroom)

Cosmetic Color Additives: Regulations, Properties, and Processing - Instructed by Jane Hollenberg



Monday, May 2, 2022 | Location: In-Person (Classroom)

Fundamentals of Microbiome for the Cosmetics Industry - Instructed by Paul Lawrence, PhD



Tuesday & Wednesday, August 16 & 17, 2022 | Location: Online

Technical Concepts for Non-Technical Personnel in the Cosmetics Industry - Instructed by Ricardo Diez, PhD



Tuesday & Wednesday, October 11 & 12, 2022 | Location: Online

Fundamentals of Surfactants, Emulsions, and Polymers for Cosmetic Formulations - Instructed by Samiul Amin, PhD



Monday & Tuesday, October 24 & 25, 2022 | Location: In-Person (Classroom/Lab)

Cosmetic Formulations - Instructed by Mark Chandler & Arthur Georgalas



Monday & Tuesday, November 14 & 15, 2022 | Location: Online

Antimicrobial Protection in Cosmetics: Preserving your Formulations - Instructed by Donald J. English & Dr. Balint Koroskenyi



Wednesday & Thursday, November 16 & 17, 2022 | Location: Online

Cosmetic Claims Substantiation - Instructed by Sidney Hornby, MS & Martha Tate, PhD