Continuing Education Programs
2024 Short Courses are Here!
Held prior to this year's annual meeting in Montréal, AOCS is offering two in-person short courses: Lipid Oxidation in Foods, and Edible Fats & Oils Refining.
Lipid Oxidation in Foods
- April 28, 2024
This course reviews the challenges posed by lipid oxidation in food systems and technologies that can help control these detrimental reactions to decrease food waste and increase food safety.
Edible Fats & Oils Refining
- April 27 – April 28, 2024
Gain a comprehensive understanding of edible fats and oils refining in this 2-day short course. Learn practical applications to make informed decisions in your plant operations from leading industry experts.
Discover which program is right for you
Whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned expert, AOCS offers tailored educational programs for every career stage. With live and on-demand options to fit your schedule, learn on your terms, anytime, anywhere. Enhance your skills with AOCS today!
Courses On Demand
Lipids in Personal Care & Cosmetics
This course provides a detailed look into the roles that plant-based lipids play in personal care and cosmetic formulation.
Statistical Design of Experiments (DOE)
Learn basic DOE concepts, best practices, and how to apply these when submitting research papers for review.
Chocolate Science & Processing
This online course discusses the process and science of chocolate manufacturing from bean to bar.
High Oleic Oils: Properties & Uses
Learn how high oleic oils are replacing partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in various food and nonfood uses.
Fundamentals of Soap Technology
Get a comprehensive overview of soap history, composition, processing, manufacturing, applications, and trends.
Plant-Based Lipids in Personal Care
This course will provide an overview of non-triglyceride plant lipids and their uses in personal care products.
What other courses would you like to see?
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