Lifecyles is introducing an exciting new training course, especially developed for managers that need to understand complex life cycle information to make informed decisions such as:
architects and product specifiers,
individuals who hire contractors to perform LCA studies.
The course will be run in an innovative mix of online and face to face training (in Melbourne), with each student undertaking a life cycle management project relevant to their organisation over three months with individual support from trainers.
It will cover the fundamentals of LCA, how it is undertaken and how it is used in decision making, including
Overview of high-level frameworks: Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Management, Industrial ecology and Circular Economy
Life cycle rules of thumb - A distillation of what we have learnt about materials, products and services in the last 50 years
From products to systems: input-output models and understanding the circular economy
Managing supply chain risk: Social Hot Spot database and hot spot analysis and biodiversity
Making decisions: Appropriate level of analysis, Internal and external use of life cycle data
Making claims and communication: ACCC requirements, Avoiding greenwashing, Labels and certifications, including Environmental Product Declarations