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Carbon Mitigation


Learn about the Carbon Mitigation course.

Part of the Circular Economy & Climate Change Program.

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Carbon Mitigation

Developing strategies to achieve measurable carbon reduction.


Online Live

Our Carbon Mitigation professional certificate will provide you access to knowledge, case studies, and tools to navigate climate change challenges for your organization from any level. This immersive 3-day conference-style program is for organizations and professionals addressing the changing landscape of regulatory frameworks, stakeholder pressures, and economic drivers. Foresight, strategic planning, and advancements are an integral part of innovative technologies. Implementing climate change strategies that address these pressures and reduce your organization's carbon footprint requires the tools to integrate an effective carbon mitigation plan.

Live Online Teaching

Real-time interactive conference-style education brought to you anywhere.

Earn a McMaster Certificate

Walk away with a McMaster Certificate and practical skills to think and problem-solve like a leader.

Skilled Industry Experts

Hear from academic instructors and experienced industry experts across disciplines.

Accelerated Learning

Achieve more than you expected in each burst 60 - 90 minute topic sessions over 3 days.

Course Structure


Hours of Training


Consecutive Days


Course Content Breakdown

  • Case studies and leadership approaches to carbon mitigation strategies.

Module 2

  • Regulatory carbon systems, emerging policy, and mitigation examples.

Module 3

  • Quantifying carbon impact, technological advances applied and researched in carbon mitigation.

Module 4

  • Tools and techniques for measurement, where to draw the boundaries, and identifying where to focus your efforts.

Module 5

  • Tools and practices in quantifying, prioritizing and communicating mitigation projects.

Upcoming Course Dates

View the course dates for our upcoming program courses.

Guest Speakers

Meet the speakers on the Circular Economy & Climate Change Program.

Admission Details

Participants must hold or be completing a degree or diploma from a recognized university or college; hold a relevant certificate in sustainability from a recognized university; or have equivalent professional experience.

Please contact the Program Lead if you have specific questions about the background knowledge required to maximize your benefits from the program.

Tuition & Fees

Please note costs noted below are in CAD dollars, and do not include the 13% HST - Harmonized Sales Tax charged for Canadian Applicants.

NGEN AMP UP Participants & Association Members

Subsidized Cost

Course Certificate

$750 CAD

McMaster Alumni

& NGEN Members

Discount Cost

Course Certificate

$1500 CAD

Regular Cost

Regular cost for this course

Course Certificate

$2000 CAD

Learn more about our subsidy programs, and pre-qualifying requirements.

Would you like a PDF copy of the Carbon Mitigation Course Brochure?

Click to download the PDF.

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Apply Now

Apply for the Carbon Mitigation Course on our New Registrant Application Page

Program Lead

Circular Economy & Climate Change

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Greg Zilberbrant

McMaster University

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

Certificates of Completion Professional Programs

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Learn more about the Circular Economy & Climate Change Program and the five courses offered.

  • Sustainable Infrastructure: Design & Engineering

  • Sustainable Infrastructure: Low-Impact Development & Climate Resilience

  • Carbon Mitigation

  • Circular Economy

  • Leading Transition to a Low-Carbon, Circular Economy

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