Courses from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation have an extensive teaching and learning resources on the Circular Economy, produced both by the Foundation and by other organisations including the University of Delft in the Netherland. They say: “We create and disseminate academic content to support circular economy learning with systems thinking perspectives. We develop global teaching and online platforms based on the circular economy framework.”

In subsequent posts we will provide links to Open Educational Resources. Here we feature their courses which include:

Circular Economy: An Introduction

Led by: Delft University of Technology
Level: Beginner
Length: 7 weeks
Commitment: 3-6 hours per week

A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal Metabolism

Led by: Leiden University
Level: Beginner
Length: 6 weeks
Commitment: 5-7 hours per week

Circular Economy e-Learning Course

A scalable, capacity building, online learning tool exclusive to CE100 member organisations, which offers an introduction to the circular economy by delivering the key messages in just a few short modules. The programme includes multiple case studies, tangible examples and is self-directed so learners can tailor it to their time schedule. The content is divided into five sections: an introductory overview module showcasing the value of a circular economy, along with four modules which address the functional business areas of R&D, Supply Chain and Procurement, Marketing, and Strategy and Finance.



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