About this course

This course is delivered by Cranfield University on behalf of the Defence College for Military Capability Integration, Defence Academy.

This course introduces you to:

  • sustainable development
  • sustainable consumption and production
  • climate change and energy
  • protection of natural resource
  • environmental enhancement with a view to policy setting

It uses the MOD context to illustrate how these set sustainable development challenges and potentials tools and strategies to deal with them. The course will give you a brief history of sustainable development, case studies of good sustainable practice and practical tools to aid implementation of sustainable procurement and sustainable business within the MOD.

What you will learn

This course will enable you to:

  • summarise the key challenges of sustainable development in defence
  • identify discipline boundaries to pursue sustainable development
  • evaluate the potential strategies to maximize benefits and minimise or mitigate potential adverse impacts of defence activities
  • consider potential challenges, risks and impacts
How this course will help your career

An essential course if you have a responsibility for sustainable development or environmental management in defence acquisition.

The principles of the course also have wider applicability to non-MOD employees involved in development of policy or sustainable procurement of goods or services.

Completion of this course, along with the Environmental Awareness and Compliance in Defence course, will enable you to progress to the Project Oriented Environmental Management Systems course.

Upon successful completion of all three courses, you will meet the MOD’s system environmental functional competencies at practitioner level and qualify for IEMA practitioner membership.

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Who can attend this course
Military
Industry
Internationals
Before you attend

Prior to attendance you will need to complete the Environmental Awareness and Compliance in Defence course.

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How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential; Online (Virtual)
How you will be assessed

You will be assessed through a multiple choice and short essay question exam.

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