Learning Center

Welcome to the Steel Market Update Learning Center. SMU has always been committed to educating our community and empowering members with valuable resources and tools. The SMU Learning Center is one of our latest features here on the improved website, and we hope that you will find the new resources useful.

Steel Market Update is proud to be the leader in steel market education and training. Steel Market Update immerses participates in engaging learning experiences that equip attendees with the knowledge and skills that are necessary in a competitive steel market.

Our workshops and conferences are offered across the country and are facilitated by industry experts. For workshop details and registration click on the tabs below.


New Website Tutorials:

We have upgraded our website to add more value to your experience. We understand that new changes can be overwhelming sometimes, so we have created these tutorials to introduce you to the new features of the website. Have a look!


SMU is excited to host our own webinars! Register for upcoming webinars or watch an archived webinar.


Steel Market Update (Who We Are & The Benefits We Provide To You)
Learn more about SMU, our new website, products & services, and the value that we bring to members. Register Today!

Managing Price Risk (A panel discussion with Andre Marshal, John Packard, and YOU)
Register for this live one hour webinar to learn how to hedge price risk, protect margins, and protect your inventories. You will have the opportunity to interact and ask questions directly to our expert panel and host. Register now! Free for Premium Members. $99 for guest.


SMU is proud to offer Members new engaging E-Learning modules! We will be adding more in the coming months. Join today to gain access!

Featured: Steel Billing Methods

Do you know how you are being billed for your steel? Don’t let others take advantage of you! Learn how flat rolled steel is bought and sold, and start making smart purchasing decisions! In this course you will learn the difference between Theoretical Nominal Weight, Theoretical Minimal Weight, and Actual Weight. Click here to begin.


Steel 101 Segments

Premium Content

Premium members have access to additional learning resources. These resources often include conference session videos, all past recorded webinars, and premium e-learning content.