image   Certified Sustainable Development Professional® Training Program

The Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP®) program recognizes individuals with expertise in Developing & Implementing Sustainability Programs, Environmental Issues, Alternative Energy & Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Policy Programs, Energy Efficiency Technologies in Sustainable Buildings, Impact of Sustainable Development Policies, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Transportation, Water Conservation and Financial Assessments.

About This Program

This training program is designed to provide attendees a detailed overview of "green" practices in construction and product specification, alternative energy systems, carbon reduction, and sustainable program applications and technologies. It also provides a comprehensive understanding of financial, economic, and policy issues to assist you in developing sustainability plans, implementing strategies and help meet your sustainability goals. 

What You Will Learn

  • Review renewable energy systems and sustainable buildings
  • Understand the different approaches to sustainability used by corporations, institutions and industrial facilities
  • Review the various aspects of sustainability plans, including policy, design, management, technical, and financial.
  • Learn how to develop, implement and manage sustainability plans
  • Understand the impact of sustainable development practices and policies

Who Should Attend

This course provides the best value for energy engineering and sustainability professionals whose roles include:

  • Supervising sustainability programs
  • Managing other energy industry professionals
  • Municipal and institutional sustainability program development
  • Corporate and industrial sustainability development
  • Sustainable development for buildings, industrial plants, and governmental facilities.
  • Integrating energy and sustainability programs
  • Green project development and procurement
  • Sustainability program financing, including alternative funding
  • Marketing sustainable products, programs, and services

Course Outline

  • What is Sustainable Development
  • Sustainable Development: Definitions & Applications
  • Environmental Issues Associated with Sustainable Development
  • Alternative Energy & Carbon Reduction
  • Local Sustainable Policy Programs
  • Energy Efficiency Technologies in Sustainable Buildings
  • Corporate & Industrial Sustainability Programs
  • Impact of Sustainable Development Policies
  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Programs & Technologies to Reduce Water Consumption
  • Sustainability in Industrial & Manufacturing Settings
  • Management Approaches to Developing & Implementing Sustainability Programs
  • Financial Assessment & Life Cycle Costing
  • Developing & Implementing Sustainability Plan