Circular Economy

COURSE PAGE

Learn about the Circular Economy course.

Part of the Circular Economy & Climate Change Program.

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Circular Economy

Canada’s first university-level professional training program in circular economy.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Online Live

Our immersive 3-day conference-style Circular Economy program teaches about the emerging approach to product design, manufacturing processes, and environmental management. Moving away from our traditional linear model of "take, make, waste" to a systematic approach of material reuse, resource circularity, and the elimination of wasted resources. Organizations worldwide adopt circular economy principles to facilitate a transition caused by economic, environmental, and resource pressures.

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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

20

Hours of Training

3

Consecutive Days

Modules

Course Content Breakdown

Module 1

  • Circular economy models; differentiating the benefits and challenges with specific models based on application.

Module 2

  • Case studies of current private and public sector approaches against existing models with discussion from an expert panel.

Module 3

  • Applying leadership strategies in a transformative environment focused on circularity.

Module 4

  • Emerging public policy and implantation strategies within a circular economy.

Module 5

  • Tools and techniques available for quantifying circular economy impacts.

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.

Circular Economy

Course Brochure

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Click to download the PDF.

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Apply Now

Apply for the Circular Economy Course on our New Registrant Application Page

Program Lead

Circular Economy & Climate Change

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PROGRAM LEAD

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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