An Introduction to Polyolefins
2024 course dates coming soon
‘Polyolefins’ can often be considered to be quite a broad term and understanding their uses, and where they fit within value chains, can often be confusing. This course, delivered by our highly experienced industry experts, will provide an essential overview of key polyolefins chains such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), as well regional insights and market dynamics. Join our Virtual ICIS Polyolefins Training Course to improve your essential polyolefins knowledge.
This Polyolefins Training Course is equally suited for beginners as well as those wishing to refresh their understanding of the polyolefins industry – providing overviews and ideas, as well as insights into pricing and production processes. The course delivers an in-depth study as well as a theoretical foundation, and will explain concepts with examples and exercises related to the global markets. This course will enable attendees to:
- Explore the impact of recent events on the industry, both in the short- and long-term
- Understand the factors driving prices, supply and demand of polyolefins
- Discover a jargon-free explanation of polymer production and processes
- Gain insight into key market trends and regional dynamics
- Learn about key raw materials and technologies, and what they mean to this sector
Who should attend?
The Polyolefins Training Course is suitable to all levels of professionals working in the polyolefins industry who would like to get a solid understanding of the business and its progress including:
- Upstream Producers and Oil & Gas Refineries
- End Users (FMCGs, Brand Owners, etc.)
- Plastic Converters
- Financial Sector
An Introduction to Polyolefins Virtual Training Course
2024 course dates coming soon
*NB: Please enter your VAT number (or local equivalent) on our payment page, otherwise UK VAT at 20% will be applied. Customers based in the UK will be charged UK VAT at 20% whether or not a VAT number is provided.
Fully digital platform
All sessions will be accessed virtually from your computer, tablet or mobile, giving you the flexibility of taking the course at your chosen location and device.
- Live and interactive sessions
Understanding the relevance of getting access to information in real time, the course will be delivered live and include interactive sessions providing you with a platform to engage with trainers and other delegates.
- Modular approach
The virtual course will run over 3 days with a total of 7.5 hours of tuition time.
John Richardson – Consultant, ICIS Asia
John Richardson is a highly experienced trainer and chemicals industry analyst, who has been working in the industry for 18 years. Based in Asia-Pacific, John has a deep knowledge of the companies and people who have transformed the region into the world’s major production and consumption region. His aim is to provide insightful, factually-based analysis of the key issues facing the industry. His views are highly valued by senior executives, who appreciate his balanced and independent approach.
From 2006 until 2013, John was the Director for ICIS Training, where he successfully launched the business in the region, providing a wide range of courses covering petrochemicals, oil refining, fertilizers and base oils. He now works for the ICIS Consulting team. John has also co-authored an e-book, Boom, Gloom and the New Normal, with Paul Hodges of United Kingdom-based consultancy, International eChem. The book, which has been published by ICIS, examines how demographic factors and events in financial markets have reshaped the global economy. His Asian Chemical Connections blog has a wide regional and global readership.
Bespoke Training Solutions
ICIS works alongside our customers to create bespoke training courses that mould our expertise and your specific needs. We’ll pinpoint the current expertise of your employees, areas for improvement, and your business goals, and develop a training course that will bring tangible benefits to your business.
Our custom training courses are delivered as interactive workshops, focusing on the products, concepts and issues that are most relevant and beneficial to you.
- Save money on transportation and accommodation, with training at a convenient location
- Flexibility – you determine the length and duration of the sessions
- Interactive workshops with hands-on exercises, to reinforce key skills, techniques and concepts
- Take-away the course materials, presentations and background information for future reference
To enquire about in-house training for this course please click here and a member of our team will get back to you.
What our customers say
Shanghai Jahwa United Co Ltd
“As a reliable, independent source of pricing data, ICIS has helped find common ground with suppliers who wanted to raise prices. ICIS forecast prices mean we can anticipate PE and PET price trends for the next 18 months and use this information to plan our purchases. We’re also reassured by their IOSCO certification.”
Hong Kong Petrochemical
“Our clients recognise ICIS prices as an independent benchmark. Using ICIS price assessments in our purchasing contracts saves us time and helps us secure an appropriate supply of feedstock for our plants at the reasonable price.”
“ICIS price forecasts have helped us allocate resources smartly and efficiently, to anticipate price changes, and to buy PP at favourable prices.
The reports have saved our internal team a lot of time and effort when analysing pricing trends.”
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