Introduction to Resource Efficiency and Circular Production for SMEs

COURSE DESCRIPTIONAre you interested to learn more about
the benefits that saving resources, such as energy, water or waste, can offer
to your company – both in term of saving costs, developing new business
opportunities - and enhancing your company’s environmental footprint? If so,
you have found the right course to enhance your company’s resource efficiency
and to implement circular production practices.This course introduces you to the basics
of the circular economy, explains the concept of “reduce, reuse, recycle” and
what it means in a business context.

It helps you to assess your own resource
consumption, the potential to introduce circular production measures and
supports you to develop the business case for specific measures to enhance your
company’s resource efficiency and circular production practices. With the
learnings from this course, you can formulate your company’s circularity
strategy as well as an associated communication plan. Finally, the course will
introduce you to the topic of green finance, with the aim to help you identify
adequate sources of funding to implement resource efficiency and circular
productions measures. NOTE: We recommend using the latest version of the Chrome or Safari browsers to ensure an optimal experience viewing the lectures.After completing this course, participants will be able to:Provide logical and concise arguments in favour of saving
resources and implementing circular production practices;Evaluate your company’s resource footprint and
identify adequate measures to reduce cost and develop new circular business
opportunities;Calculate the business case of different measures and
decide how they should be integrated into your company’s circularity strategy and
associated communication plan; andIdentify adequate sources of green finance to fund the
implementation of selected measures.COURSE CERTIFICATIONParticipants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.COURSE STRUCTUREModule 1: Introduction to Resource Efficiency and Circular Production (RECP)Module 2: What Can Businesses do to Improve RECP?Module 3: How Can Businesses Implement RECP Measures?Module 4: Green FinanceCase Study Exercise
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