Course Description

This course provides an overview of how to evaluate exploration companies and news releases by reviewing the management, financial structure and projects of an exploration company. 

President, Pakawau Geomanagement Inc.

Rob Stevens, Ph.D., P.Geo.

Dr. Rob Stevens is an engaging and dynamic trainer, facilitator, and project director for the mining industry who excels at helping people and organizations succeed. He is a skilled communicator and educator who is adept at combining technical expertise with training, team facilitation and project management to ensure projects excel. Rob is also an accomplished mining policy advisor for governments, associations, and industry. Over a career spanning 25+ years, Dr. Stevens has been the Vice President of Policy at the Association for Mineral Exploration, the Director of Learning at the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) at UBC, an author and publisher, an Associate Dean and Professor at the BC Institute of Technology, the Executive Director at Geoscience BC and an exploration geologist. Rob is passionate about the mineral exploration and mining industry and enjoys the mix of science, engineering, business, community, discovery, and entrepreneurialism that are integral to the industry.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Intro to Evaluating Exploration Companies

  • 2

    Management and Structure

    • Management

    • Financial Structure

    • Exploration Projects

    • Evaluating Exploration Companies Quiz