- 6 hours accredited CPD/SLD
- Relevant to anyone who is interested in, or able to influence, sustainability and procurement in your organisation.
- Also ideal for anyone undertaking undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing professional development studies in a
- The course is made up of 6 modules. Modules 2 to 6 follow the themes of the Flexible Framework.
- Endorsed by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and counts
Who is this course for?
Anyone who is interested in, or able to influence, sustainability and procurement in your organisation. For example:
- Procurement and sustainability staff
- Devolved purchasers
- Budget managers
- Contract managers
- Senior managers.
This course is also ideal for anyone undertaking undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing professional development studies in a similar topic.
What you will learn
The course is made up of 6 modules. Modules 2 to 6 follow the themes of the Flexible Framework:
Module 1: Introducing Sustainable Procurement
This module explains what sustainable procurement is all about and its history in the UK. We provide an overview of the requirements of the Flexible Framework and the corresponding recommendations of BS8903. Finally, there’s a synopsis of the most useful items of guidance.
Module 2: People
We’ll look at the importance of people in the sustainable procurement process – identifying sustainable procurement champions and developing staff training.
Module 3: Policy, Strategy and Communication
This module guides you through the process of producing an effective sustainable procurement policy and embedding it in your organisation.
Module 4: Procurement Process
You’ll learn how to start embedding sustainability within procurement processes.
Module 5: Supplier Engagement
This module shows you how to establish a supplier engagement programme, so you can influence the sustainability of your supply chain.
Module 6: Measurements and Results
You’ll learn about simple ways of tracking progress on the Flexible Framework. This will help you achieve continuous improvement by focusing on key priorities.
“Cloud Sustainability courses are informative and concise whilst being fun to learn. They contain exquisite graphics with interactive quizzes. The short snappy modules are made to fit in with any busy schedule. I look forward to completing the others to help me with my role as an Award Winning Sustainability Champion.”
Lisa B Jeffries, Senior Clinical Technician, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield
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