Transitioning to a Circular Economy BUS 9197


OntarioLearn description: Gain the knowledge and skills required by leaders to use sustainability as a transformational force and manage the transition towards a circular economy. Learn to re-think economic systems and how to contribute to a circular economy by implementing new technologies and novel business and design approaches. Explore how a circular system can create value by reusing and recycling products and how we can take inspiration from nature. Learn how to use life cycle assessments to assess challenges and benefits of approaches and critically evaluate alternative solutions. Discuss the value of sustainable supply chains and extended producer responsibility and take a system thinking approach to the circular economy. Examine a wide variety of business and manufacturing processes in a broad cross-section of industries.


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This is an OntarioLearn online course delivered via the OntarioLearn Portal. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone.

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