Circular Economy Manager (Advanced)

For anyone interested in gaining advanced knowledge on Circular Economy

745.00  + VAT (if applicable)

Gain a deeper understanding of the Circular Economy that goes beyond the basics. A Circular Economy Manager (Advanced) certification takes you one step further in your journey to become a leader in the circular economy transition. Guide your teams and projects in the right direction by gaining an advanced understanding of Circular Economy principles in unique contexts and practical scenarios. Leverage your knowledge to help your team, organization or company navigate the Circular Economy transition with confidence and ease.

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Total dedicated effort required: 30 hours

Depending on the level of experience and pace the learner is willing to invest in the learning journey.

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For anyone interested in Circular Economy management and learning how to close the loop.

Circular Economy Manager (Advanced)

Certificate Overview

This certificate allows you to gain a deeper understanding of the concept of Circular Economy and go beyond the fundamentals.

This certificate includes the 4 “pillar” courses in the Circular Economy Professional (Foundational) program, as well as 4 complimentary courses that cover additional aspects of the principles, frameworks, theories, and best practices of Circular Economy.

The Circular Economy Manager (Advanced) has been designed to cover deeper aspects of the Circular Economy, including:

  • The importance of Industry 4.0
  • The concept of Supply Chains.
  • Advanced use of Circular Economy principles.
  • The importance of partnering and ecosystems in the transition to a more Circular Economy.
The courses which compose the Circular Economy Manager (Advanced) have been carefully curated to give you an insider’s view into what we consider the extended fundamentals of Circular Economy, as well as the complementary knowledge you need to be credible as an expert in the domain.

Important Details

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A flexible learning journey, access the content until you get certified or a maximum of four (4) months from enrollment date.

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Fee: 50 EURO.

What You Will Learn

Circular Business Models: doing More, with Less, for Longer
This course highlights the primary Circular business models (CBMs) that enable the transition to a more circular economy and how they can increase the performance and sustainability of organizations adopting them.

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Circular by Design: Innovation, strategy and resource flows
This course provides background information to understand how and why product design and manufacturing play a strategic role in the transition to the Circular Economy. Explore examples and case studies demonstrating how firms and designers use circular design strategies to support multiple product life cycles.

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Circular and Digital Economies: The dual transition
This course sheds light on the evolving dynamics of the markets and economies resulting from the transition to the Digital Economy and the urgency to accelerate the transition to the Circular Economy by harvesting the already established digital enablers.

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Designing out Waste: The challenges to full circularity
The course examines the role of the Circular Economy in enabling the transition to a more sustainable way of producing goods. Gain a new perspective on value creation for businesses and society by understanding the scope of the global waste problem, identifying key waste contributors, and exploring strategies to reduce waste and promote behavioural change.

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The order should be as follows:
• Circular Business Models: doing More, with Less, for Longer
• Circular by Design: Innovation, strategy and resource flows
• Circular and Digital Economies: The dual transition
• Designing out Waste: The challenges to full circularity

Circular Supply Chains: Leveraging the power of strategic procurement
This course showcases how circular procurement plays a vital role in the transition to a Circular Economy, highlights the global impact of Covid-19, and reveals destructive consumption and production models.

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Circular Together: How ecosystems will drive the transition
This course highlights the urgent need to shift from an individual approach to a systemic and ecosystemic approach in a Circular Economy. Explore how this shift helps generate positive economic and environmental outcomes by promoting circular innovation in a collaborative context.

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Digitally Empowered Circular Economy: Business model and industrial innovation
This course is designed to help avant-garde thinkers, progressive leaders, and forward-looking decision-makers leverage the emerging trends of technology for driving the Circular transition. This course explores the power of the convergence of technologies and combinatorial innovations in driving digitally empowered industries, infrastructures, solutions, and business models.

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Circular Industry 4.0: Redesigning the future
This course will provide insights into how technology can shape and enable the circular economy throughout the supply chain. The industrial revolution offers companies significant opportunities in process efficiency, cost reduction, and productivity improvement and to rethink circular products and new services.

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Who should enroll?

Mid-level employees

Managers

Consultants

Executives

Public sector officials

Designers, Engineers, Architects

What are the Learning Outcomes?

Master the concept of design thinking and Circular Economic Business Model approaches that organizations can integrate to bolster their circularity.
Understand the Circular Economy within the broader spectrum of sustainable development.
Gain deeper insight into the tools, policies, business models, design principles, best practices, and innovative strategies that are being used today to create a better tomorrow.
Understand what is necessary at the personal, corporate, institutional, and societal levels to evolve into a Circular Economic Business Model.

Important Details

Enrollment Information
  • Once you have enrolled, you will be given access to our Learning Management System.
  • The certificate scheme is entirely online and self-paced. 
  • Access to the 8 Circular Economy courses of the certifcations scheme.
  • We estimate that someone working or studying full-time can complete the entire program within 30 hours.
  • When you reach the end of each course, a 15-minute examination consisting of 10 randomized multiple-choice questions will be used to validate your learning experience.
  • Validate all 8 courses by passing the respective exams, and you have successfully completed the certification scheme.
  • The course is divided into easily navigated sections.
  • Each section is followed by non-graded “knowledge check questions” to help you ensure that you successfully assimilated the content.
  • You can go back and view the content as often as you like.
  • The course must be validated within four (4) months after the initial registration.

Furthermore, considerable attention is given to the integrity of the program and the individual assessment performed at the examination center. Therefore, on some occasions, we shuffle the order of the courses, or we enable a time delay between the release of the courses to ensure that the credibility of our certified laureate is based on knowledge independently acquired and verified by an individual and objective assessment measured by the successful outcome of the respective examination.

To further enhance the user experience, following the completion of each course, including examinations, a quality assurance process runs in the background to identify any possible issues that may have affected the learning journey or the assessment of the candidate. Once the assessment has been completed, the candidate can proceed with the next course to become a certified Circular Economy laureate.

Certification Benefits
  1. Take action in the fight against climate change, accelerate the transition to Circular Economy, and play an active role in the change you want to see in the world.
  2. Take advanced steps towards becoming a leader of change in the Era of green transformation by learning the principles and best practices of Circular Economy
  3. Expand your profile with the proper education on the circular economy requirements for your current role to secure your job and career growth in this rapidly changing landscape.
  4. Gain the knowledge and skills organizations need to reach their corporate sustainability goals by learning from experts with credibility and knowledge on the circular economy
  5. Acquire and promote a common language and understanding of the Circular Economy.
  6. Add accreditation to your LinkedIn profile and professional CV
  7. Connect with top global experts on circular economics and like minds by joining a network and community of circularity professionals
  8. Obtain the certification that allows you to prove your talent for organizations planning or going through their circular business transformation
  9. Master the skills required to apply and manage circular solutions across various corporations and industries.
  10. Get practical hands-on knowledge for day-to-day work processes that aligns with the increasing job trend in the domain of Circular Economy.
  11. Get professional accreditation to become a circular economy expert and be the information resource for your workplace, organization, group or community.
  12. Understand rising trends in circular economy concepts and theory.
  13. Gain new knowledge and experiences to improve your own course material as a teacher/instructor
  14. Upskill your team or department to help your organization in its Circular Economy transition.

Faculty and Industry Experts (Course Author testimonial)

“One of the biggest obstacles to fully implementing the Circular Economy is the overwhelming intricacy of the concept. The only way to make sense of this complexity is to bring more eyes to it. Join a group of people who share your vision of a more ecological future and help educate you with the knowledge and experience to make the shift to a Circular Economy. Register now and begin making a difference!”
Dr. Alessio Franconi – Author
Circular By Design: Innovation, strategy and resource flows
Circular Industry 4.0: Redesigning the future

“One of the biggest obstacles to fully implementing the Circular Economy is the overwhelming intricacy of the concept. The only way to make sense of this complexity is to bring more eyes to it. Join a group of people who share your vision of a more ecological future and help educate you with the knowledge and experience to make the shift to a Circular Economy. Register now and begin making a difference!”

Dr. Alessio Franconi – Author

Circular By Design: Innovation, strategy and resource flows
Circular Industry 4.0: Redesigning the future

Your Learning Journey in the Circular Economy Starts Here

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