March 2020

Sustainability in Practice Online Course

Developed by Engineers Canada and Polytechnique Montreal

Date: March 18, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Location: Online
Contact: To register for “Sustainability in Practice,” visit the EDUlib website.
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This course is a joint project between Engineers Canada (EC) and Polytechnique Montréal. It will show real case studies illustrating practical applications of the 10 guidelines contained in EC’s National guideline on sustainable development and environmental stewardship for professional engineers (2016). It will also suggest tools for engineers to apply these guidelines in their professional practice.

This course will help you:

  • Integrate sustainability in all types of projects;
  • Work more efficiently with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Consider your projects' social impacts;
  • Design sustainability and stewardship indicators and evaluate outcomes;
  • Assess costs and benefits of environmental protection;
  • Plan and manage risk; and
  • Foster innovation and propose novel solutions.

Learning Approach

  • Theoretical video capsules
  • Interviews with practising engineers from various fields
  • Real case studies
  • Tools and resources
  • Practice questions, quizzes, and final exam (optional)
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