Sustainability Solutions for Water Industry

Sustainability Solutions for Water Industry

Date: July to Sep 2019
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: e2i, 80 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609607

Sustainability Solutions for Water Industry

Date    : 3rd Quarter 2019 (TBA)
Time    : 9.00am – 5.00pm
Venue : e2i, 80 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609607

 Overview

Sustainability is a complex subject and its application in the water industry is constantly changing. The courses offer flexible training solutions such as Standard, Accelerated, Customized. The courses will equip participants with the knowledge required to embed sustainability into their daily work. The courses are designed with interactivities to keep the participants engaged throughout.  To enhance the learning experience, the trainers will provide a variety of interaction options using a combination of pair-shares, small group work and whole group discussion.  

Objective

An introduction to sustainability definitions, concepts and principles. The economic, environmental, social and governance dimensions of sustainable development will be illustrated including various forces that may impact an organizational operation and how sustainability impacts on the water industry will be discussed. In particular, the importance of water is emphasized through an overview of the water goal under Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 6) and how it is interlinked to other SDGs of the 2030 Agenda. Promoting diversity and equality is another important aspect of sustainability as it unlocks a more sustainable future. This course will help participants understand the importance of diversity and equality, as well as how to apply it at work.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to : 

  • Define sustainability and key terms related to sustainability
  • Differentiate between development and sustainable development
  • Develop understanding of the interconnectedness of human activities and natural systems
  • Understand current social, environmental, and economic problems
  • Explain how sustainability relates to their everyday
  • Identify relevance and meaning to different people
  • Question their current understanding and recognize the assumptions underlying their knowledge
  • Establish a link between long-term goals and immediate actions
  • Develop the ability to participate in change
  • Take ownership of visions, processes and outcomes
  • Understand the business benefits of a diverse workforce and the moral case for embracing equality
  • Identify the risks of failing to address issues of inequality in the workplace
  • Explore the challenges of managing a diverse workforce
  • Build personal awareness of values, beliefs and biases that could affect behavior
  • Build personal confidence and competence to promote diversity and equality

 

Module 1: Introduction to Sustainability 

  1. Sustainability and Sustainable Development
  2. Impact of Human Activities
  3. The Business Case for Action
  4. Understanding the leadership implications, with a focus on the water industry

 

Module 2: Sustainable Development Goal 6

– Clean Water and Sanitation

  1. Sustainable Development as a Global Goal
  2. Current Status of Indicators for Global Targets under SDG 6
  3. Beyond SDG 6: Connections across the 2030 Agenda
  4. Water and the economy

 

Module 3: Diversity and Equality in the Water Industry 

  1. Understanding Diversity and Equality
  2. The Value and Barriers
  3. The Untapped Resource in Water Industry
  4. Organization’s Responsibilities and Leading Practices
  5. Planning and action level

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

These courses are suitable for anyone with an interest in sustainability in the water industry. It would be especially useful to those with direct responsibility for a company’s sustainability implementation, as well as those who are looking to enhance their organization’s competitiveness through sustainability. These are foundation level courses and no prior qualifications are required.

Date

Q3 2019 (To be advised)

Duration

2 Days

Time

9.00am – 5.00pm

Venue

E2i, 80 Jurong East Street 21, Level 1 Singapore 609607

 

 

Course Fees

SWA Member

Non-Member

 

Full Fees

SGD 1,100.00

SGD 1,210.00

 

e2i Course Fees Subsidy                             SGD 550.00

Certificate & PEB Programme

  1. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance.
  2. This course is qualified for PDUs by PEB (PDUs to be confirmed).

For information on training courses, please contact SWA office: Ms. Cecilia Tan email: cecilia@swa.org.sg  or Tel: (65) 6515 0812.