Singapore University of Social Sciences

Carbon Management – A Systematic Approach to Manage Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Carbon Management – A Systematic Approach to Manage Greenhouse Gas Emissions (CET258)

Applications Open: 01 December 2020

Applications Close: 25 February 2021

Next Available Intake: 11 March 2021

Course Types: Short Course, SkillsFuture Series

Language: English

Duration: 2 days

Fees: $1400

Area of Interest: Others

Schemes: Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: Centre for Continuing & Professional Education


Next Available Intakes: 11 & 12 March 2021
Duration: 2 days
Level: Intermediate
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences


Synopsis

This course presents participants with a systematic approach for the quantification and management of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provides examples of best practices for optimal carbon management and quantification. Participants will be guided on the details of assessing carbon footprint and delivering well-structured and complete carbon footprint reports in accordance with international standards.

The course would provide participants with a comprehensive framework, embedded with practical examples, of how to conduct a carbon footprint assessment and design a carbon action plan.

This course is suitable for anyone involved in carbon footprint quantification and communication: carbon and environmental consultants, supply chain managers, ESG leaders, and business professionals of companies who are seeking to build a foundation in carbon footprint measurement.

This course is a collaborative effort with Deloitte.

Who Should Attend

Architects, engineers, HR personnel, financial consultants, sustainable consultants, carbon and environmental consultants, supply chain managers, facility managers, etc.

Topics

  • Understanding climate change, carbon footprint and trends
  • Overview of the international standards
  • Overview of carbon pricing act
  • Introduction to carbon footprint assessment methodology
  • Introduction to standards such as GHG Protocol
  • Lifecycle assessment standards
  • Collection of activity data for carbon footprint
  • Application of emissions factors for carbon footprint
  • Quantification of carbon footprint
  • Setting targets for carbon footprint reduction
  • Carbon footprint report and communication
  • Challenges in preparing a carbon footprint and case studies

Learning Outcomes

A. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Appraise the carbon footprint assessment methodology
  • Formulate the goal and scope of carbon footprint assessment
  • Analyse the life cycle activities and screen business facilities for emission identification
  • Prepare the carbon footprint assessment

B. Key Skills (Practical Component)

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Design data collection template
  • Quantify carbon footprint and communicate carbon footprint information
  • Propose carbon footprint reduction solutions
  • Recommend a roadmap for carbon footprint reduction

Schedule

TimeAgenda
Day 1
09:00 - 09:30Course overview
09:30 - 10:30 Understanding climate change, carbon footprint and trends
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:45Overview of the international standards
11:45 - 12:30Overview of carbon pricing act
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:30Introduction to carbon footprint assessment methodology
14:30 - 15:45Introduction to standards such as GHG Protocol
15:45 - 16:00Break
16:00 - 17:30Lifecycle assessment standards
Day 2
09:00 - 10:30Collection of activity data for carbon footprint
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 12:15Application of emissions factors for carbon footprint
12:15 - 13:15Lunch
13:15 - 14:00Quantification of carbon footprint
14:00 - 14:45Setting targets for carbon footprint reduction
14:45 - 15:45Carbon footprint report and communication
15:45 - 16:00Break
16:00 - 17:30Challenges in preparing a carbon footprint and case studies
17:30 - 18:00Assessment – Prepare a carbon footprint roadmap based on case study


Assessments

  • Written report

Requirements

  • Attendees should have a basic understanding of environmental ecosystem.
  • Have good English proficiency.
  • Possess basic information and communication technology (ICT) skills.
  • Possess basic understanding on climate change.
  • Be able to source and analyse relevant materials from the workplace, library, internet or online databases for information on climate change.

About the Trainer

Sam CammissSam Cammiss
Director (Data, Digital, and AI), Deloitte Asia Pacific
Master of Science, Science and Technology Policy and Management, University of Manchester, UK; Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience, University College London, UK

Sam is Director of Digital Risk and AI within the Risk Advisory business at Deloitte Singapore.

He specialises in the design and delivery of data-driven risk solutions. spanning people, processes, and new technology. This work incorporates applications of advanced analytics, machine learning, and robotic automation, together with treatments of data quality and governance.

Sam's experience in carbon accounting and management includes:

  • Design and development of city and country scale carbon accounting and econometric monitoring and modelling solutions for EU growth and development programmes
  • Carbon analytics and reporting using ISO, GRI, GHG PI, TCFD, and CDP lenses for a range of public, private, and third sector organisations
  • Carbon lifecycle analysis in the construction and consumer products industries
  • Decarbonisation investment solutions spanning MACC, Carbon Investment Fund, and Carbon Market applications
  • Investment and impact appraisals for a range of "green", "clean", and "sustainable" investments spanning energy infrastructure, social initiatives, and waste efficiency

Sam is currently Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University Academy, where he lectures on Applied Data Science and Design Thinking.

Prior to this current role, Sam was Managing Partner of Data Consulting at Mindshare-WPP, Director of Innovation at Deloitte Southeast Asia, Lecturer in Analytics at the National University of Singapore, and Principal Consultant in Economic Strategy at SQW Ltd.

Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to cet@suss.edu.sg:

  1. Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or "Employment"/"S" Pass for foreign applicant
  2. Application form

Course Fee

International ParticipantsS'poreans (aged below 40) and PRsSkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1
(S'poreans aged 40 and above)
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs2
Full Course fee (A)$1400$1400$1400$1400
SSG grant (70%) (B)-($980)($980)($980)
Nett course fee (A) - (B) = (C)$1400$420$420$420
7% GST on nett course fee (D)$98$29.40$29.40$29.40
Total nett course fee payable, including GST (C) + (D) = (E)$1498$449.40$449.40$449.40
Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes (F)--($280)($280)
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes (E) - (F) = (G)$1498$449.40$169.40$169.40

1 Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy: Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.
2 Enhanced Training Support for SMEs: SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) aged 21 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.

  • Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.
  • Participants are required to complete all surveys and feedbacks related to the course.
  • The course fees are reviewed annually and may be revised. The University reserves the right to adjust the course fees without prior notice.
  • Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to amend and/or revise the above schedule without prior notice.

For clarification, please contact the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) via the following:

Telephone: +65 6248 0263
Email: CET@suss.edu.sg
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