This course provides specialist understanding of the frameworks and techniques available to evaluate process performance of an organisation or cohesive system in terms of sustainability. Read more Read less

Applications must be made via the Agrifood Training Partnership (AFTP) - see link above.

At a glance

What you will learn

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Select and evaluate accepted frameworks to assess the performance of processes and/or systems in terms of sustainability
  • Identify and implement appropriate techniques to assess the environmental performance of an organisation or product or process
  • Critically evaluate the outcomes of environmental assessment techniques.

Core content

  • Sustainability performance evaluators; definitions, indicators, indicator selection and analysis assessing information against performance criteria
  • Frameworks and techniques; environmental management systems, lifecycle assessment, strategic and environmental impact assessments, carbon and water foot-printing.

Upgrade to a professional qualification

Cranfield credits are available for this short course which you can put towards selected Cranfield degrees. Find out more about short course credit points.

Who should attend

The course is aimed at professionals who need to understand the fundamentals of life cycle assessment and carbon footprinting. The module also addresses water footprinting. 

Accreditation

Attendance on this course counts towards your individual CPD with the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

Partnerships

This course is delivered in partnership with the Agrifood Training Partnership (AFTP)

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Speakers

Dr Pietro Goglio

Concessions

20% discount for Cranfield alumni
£1,280 - Multiple bookings*
* Minimum of 5 delegates

Up to 50% of the funding for the tuition fee could be made available to you through the AgriFood Advanced Training Partnership for courses running in 2016 (subject to funding availability).
Up to 50% of the funding for the tuition fee could be made available to you through the AgriFood Advanced Training Partnership for courses running in 2016 (subject to funding availability).
Up to 50% of the funding for the tuition fee could be made available to you through the AgriFood Advanced Training Partnership for courses running in 2016 (subject to funding availability).

Accommodation options and prices

This is a non-residential course. If you would like to book accommodation on campus, please contact Mitchell Hall or Cranfield Management Development Centre directly. Further information regarding our accommodation on campus can be found here.

Alternatively you may wish to make your own arrangements at a nearby hotel.


Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world.

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road 
Cranfield 
Bedford
MK43 0AL

Read our Professional development (CPD) booking conditions.