The steel industry is committed to offering employees the opportunity to further their education and develop their skills.

Not only is this a way of enhancing the quality of work and productivity but it also boosts employee satisfaction.

worldsteel provides three types of services to enhance training skills amongst the steel industry workforce:



steeluniversity is the learning and training programme of worldsteel. The programme delivers education and training to current and future employees of steel companies and related businesses.

Learning is delivered online at and in person, sharing knowledge on steel manufacturing, metallurgy, steel applications, environment, safety, and steel business.

Every year, steeluniversity organises a steelChallenge, which is a competition open to all, with two main categories, industry and students.

steelChallenge is the biggest steel industry competition where students and industry employees can test their skills using the sophisticated online process simulations delivered by steeluniversity.



steelManagement is an executive education course on steel business strategy. Participants discover the different aspects of running a steel company in a global market. This course takes place every year in the first quarter.

The course usually includes the following topics:

  • Global outlook for steel consumption
  • Working with people in a multinational and multicultural company
  • How to collaborate with colleagues
  • Market strategy and innovation
  • Decision-making
  • Communications strategy to engage your audience
  • Leadership
  • Financial options for growth
  • Steel business case study




steelTalks is a monthly lecture series on topics of interest to the global steel community. The lectures are presented in a webinar format with a guest lecturer and occasionally a panel of experts are invited to share their views and experiences.

The next steelTalks will be held on 21 April 2021 at 13.00 UTC via Zoom. 

Keshari Kumar, Associate Professor, Chief Business Performance Enhancement (operation), Tata Steel Ltd, will speak about the company's continuous improvement programme.

This lecture is focused on idea management methodology. It covers various aspects of methodology like value pool identification by benchmarking, workshop methods, prioritisation using 4i method, rigour in business case preparation and value tracking.

The online lecture will be held via Zoom and is open to all free of charge.

Click here for more details.

Registration is free of charge for all audiences. The webinar will be held via Zoom.

Click here to register for the Zoom webinar.