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Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) For Sustainability Management
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1h 43m

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Beginner
Time Estimate
1h 43m

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • ESG Professionals
  • Sustainability and Environmental Management Professionals
  • Sustainability Managers and Practitioners
  • Environmental Engineers and Consultants
  • Product Development and Supply Chain Specialists
  • Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs
  • Students and Researchers Interested in Sustainability

What you’ll learn: 

  • Understand the fundamental concepts behind sustainable practices with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and their importance in the modern world.
  • Explore the step-by-step process of conducting an LCA, from data collection and analysis to impact assessment and reporting.
  • Learn how to quantify and assess the environmental effects associated with various stages of a product’s life cycle.
  • Discover how LCA can be integrated into business strategies, including supply chain optimization and effective communication of environmental initiatives.
  • Use LCA results to make informed decisions for reducing environmental footprints.

Requirements: 

  • No prior knowledge is mandatory.
  • Familiarity with environmental management topics is beneficial.
  • A basic understanding of sustainability concepts is helpful.

Welcome to Your Journey in Sustainability Management with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)!

In today’s world, environmental protection is paramount. Businesses and individuals alike are actively seeking ways to reduce their ecological impact. This comprehensive life cycle assessment course equips you with the knowledge and skills to comprehend, apply, and excel in sustainable practices using the powerful tool of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

What is Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a systematic methodology for compiling and evaluating the inputs, outputs, and potential environmental impacts of a product system throughout its entire life cycle (as defined by ISO 14040).

Benefits of This Life Cycle Assessment Course:

  • Learn the fundamentals of conducting LCA analyses for products, processes, and services.
  • Identify the best practices for data collection and analysis, environmental impact assessment, and pinpointing opportunities for improvement.
  • Discover how to integrate sustainability and LCA seamlessly into your business strategies.
  • Explore supply chain optimization, effective environmental communication, and the development of sustainable products.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Fundamentals of Life Cycle Assessment and its Main Steps
  • Life Cycle Inventory
  • Life Cycle Impact Assessment
  • Interpretation, Critical Review, and Reporting of LCA Results

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By completing this life cycle assessment course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the structure and requirements for conducting an LCA study. You will be able to explain the key concepts, features, and benefits of LCA for organizations and society as a whole.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction
Introduction 00:00:00
The Importance Of LCA 00:00:00
Section 2 - Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Overview And First Phase
Steps In The LCA Process 00:00:00
LCA Principles And Key Characteristics 00:00:00
Benefits And Limitations Of LCA 00:00:00
Goal And Scope Definition 00:00:00
Section 3 - Life Cycle Inventory (LCI)
LCI Overview 00:00:00
Data Collection 00:00:00
Data Calculation 00:00:00
Data Allocation 00:00:00
Section 4 - Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA)
LCIA Overview 00:00:00
Impact Categories, Category Indicators And Characterization Models 00:00:00
LCIA Methods 00:00:00
Classification 00:00:00
Characterization 00:00:00
LCIA Optional Elements 00:00:00
Section 5 - Results Interpretation
LCA Interpretation – Part 1 00:00:00
LCA Interpretation – Part 2 00:00:00
Section 6 - Next steps: Reporting And Critical Review
Reporting 00:00:00
Critical Review 00:00:00
Section 7 - Tools And Resources For LCA
Software And Databases For LCA 00:00:00
International Standards And Guidelines For LCA 00:00:00
Section 8 - Conclusion
LCA Application 00:00:00
Course Conclusion 00:00:00
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