Cosmetic Chemists Guide to Product Development


Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

National Office: 120 Wall Street Suite 2400, New York, NY 10005

Course Instructor: Perry Romanowski

COURSE OBJECTIVEThis course will cover the basic process of generating ideas for new cosmetics, developing them into functional products and scaling them up to be sold commercially.

WHO SHOULD ATTENDThis class would be useful for cosmetic formulators, quality control scientists, regulatory scientists, marketing and product development professionals and others who are interested in the process of taking an idea from a brainstorm session to a store shelf.

  SCC Member Non-Member SCC Student Member
Early Bird  $360 $490 $210
$410 $540 $235

This course will include the following:

I. Ideationdiscuss the tools and techniques used to generate product ideas

This section will cover: Market research, Consumer research, Idea synthesis, Open innovation, Technology transfer, Supplier partnering, Filtering ideas

II. Development – Reviews the process by which ideas are refined and turned into final formulas.

This section will cover: Developing a product description, Generating starting formulas, Creating prototypes, Testing and refining prototypes, Establishing packaging, Claims development

III. Commercialization – Covers the process of turning a lab scale batch into a full production product

This section will include: Process engineering and scale up, Production batching, Regulatory issues and paperwork

Please note that Course Fee includes coffee/bagels, lunch/beverages and afternoon snack. All course materials are included in the fee as well. Any required Parking and/or Hotel accommodations must be made by attendee. Please see Hotel tab for recommended Hotel.

All sales for CEP courses are final and non-refundable. If you cannot attend the original course you registered for, you can transfer the credit to a future course. Course fees are also transferable to another person at least 7 days before the course date.

NOTE: The SCC reserves the right to cancel any course for extenuating circumstances. A full refund will be issued in this case.