Designed for professionals either new to agrochemical formulations or requiring a basic working knowledge in their role, this introductory 8 module course will provide you with the foundations to enhance your formulation career. You will examine essential topics such as:
• Green formulations: types and drivers for growth
• Regulation of formulated products: recent changes to regulations
• Development process: ingredients and generating regulatory data
• Biopesticides: differences to conventional PPPs
• Reformulations: advantages and disadvantages
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Online academy is a new online, interactive and engaging education tool designed to maximise learning for professionals with busy schedules and/or small training budgets.
The online academy brings alike professionals together and gives you the opportunity to share ideas and questions via the discussion forum creating your own professional community. Our on-demand feature means the content is available as and when you need it allowing greater flexibility to your professional development and learning.
Dr Jim Bullock has 25 years of experience in the chemical-using industries, with a main focus on formulation science and technology. Within major chemicals multinationals, he has led R&D activities in areas as diverse as imaging, crystal engineering, formulation and synthetic chemistry.
Dr David Calvert has close to 25 years of experience in developing new products and services for the chemical-using industries including pharmaceuticals, inks,coatings, agrochemicals and FMCG.
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to gain a broad overview of trends and procedures in agrochemical formulations including:
of surveyed students found this course
beneficial in their day to day role
from February 2017 intake survey
due to an overwhelming number of applications, this course runs 3 times a year
Overall, the course gave a detailed picture into the formulation world. This course has been beneficial to me in my day to day role.
Overall it was very beneficial and a great learning experience. I think this is a great course!
I liked that the modules were available after they had been initially released and I found having a quiz at the end of every module helpful to check my progress.
Once you have registered and made the payment, you will be given login details to access the course.
This online academy course can be accessed from 5th February 2018. 2 modules will be uploaded per week, allowing you to study at your own pace. Your trainer will welcome any questions that arise throughout your course.
Please note that full payment must be made prior to the course start date in order to receive your login details to begin the course.
You can now access "Introduction to Agrochemical Formulations" part of module 1.
This overview is delivered by Dr Bullock and Dr Calvert, the trainers of this online course.