Introduction to Sustainable Development

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 Sustainable Development (Online)The online training option, available to you anytime, anywhere. Concise, consolidated training programmes suitable for those with time, location and/or financial constraints who are still wishing to benefit from ICE’s high standard of training for professional development.

Sustainable Development (Online):
£200.00 +VAT
You are not able to order this product on behalf of a delegate. This product will be linked to your email address for use by you as an individual.

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Description
This eLearning programme has been developed to enable you to understand sustainability issues and appreciate our duty to ‘meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. It will enable you to achieve an in-depth understanding of how to make critical appraisals of the environmental impact of engineering projects.

The course is designed to support your continued professional development. It introduces the key concepts of sustainability and the tenets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, exploring how these can be applied during the design, construction and maintenance of projects.

Duration

 The eLearning license is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Formats

Online

The online training option, available to you anytime, anywhere. Concise, consolidated training programmes suitable for those with time, location and/or financial constraints who are still wishing to benefit from ICE’s high standard of training for professional development.

In-house

Bespoke training programmes. These are delivered by our tutors at a time, in a location and based on a curriculum completely tailored to your needs. Ideal for organisations that have several employees wishing to take training in the same subject area, and/or have organisation-specific ideas for learning and development.

Programme Overview
This eLearning course covers the following:
  • Sustainability: origins, drivers, concepts, definitions
  • Recent developments at national and international levels
  • Role of civil engineering in meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)
  • Infrastructure resilience
  • Triple bottom line reporting - economic, social, environmental
  • Carbon accounting
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Environmental risk and the precautionary principle
  • Life cycle environmental assessment and design principles
  • Waste management plans
  • Understanding the “hidden costs” of ethical decisions
  • Evaluation of issues confronting practicing professionals
Learning Objectives
At the end of the module you will:
  • Understand the history of sustainability
  • Understand the role of civil engineering in meeting the UN SDGs
  • Understand triple bottom line reporting
  • Understand carbon accounting
  • Understand environmental risk
  • Understand and evaluate the risks and issues of ethical decisions
Who Should Enrol?
This course is designed for:
  • Graduate Engineers
  • Engineers progressing into Commercial Management
  • Engineers progressing into Project Management

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