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Business And Climate Change Course

INTRODUCTION

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, and businesses have a critical role to play in addressing it. The training course is designed to help you understand the impact of climate change on businesses and the opportunities and challenges it presents. The Business and Climate Change training course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how to mitigate the business risks of climate change and oversee a transition to net zero emissions for long-term resilience and overall value. You will learn how to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally. You will also learn how to use markets and business skills to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This training course will focus on following items and enable you to use this unprecedented opportunity of embracing actions toward climate change and at the same time booming the business with more profit. This training course will discuss:

  • The risks and opportunities that climate change creates for businesses in the 21st century
  • You can analyze the current impacts of climate change on a global scale, and the investment shifts that are required to achieve a net-zero economy
  • The training course can show how to move past short-term pressures, policy uncertainty, and the difficulty of organizational and systems change, to develop and implement a strategic approach for successfully integrating climate change into business strategy
  • You can also become confident in recommending tools that firms can use to become climate resilient and reduce their carbon footprint
  • The training course can help you decide how your company can minimize its impact on the climate and the climate’s impact on it
  • You can investigate carbon accounting and its value to companies, alongside the efficacy of offsets

At the end of this course, you will learn to:

  • A comprehensive understanding of how to mitigate the business risks of climate change and oversee a transition to net zero emissions for long-term resilience and overall value.
  • How to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally.
  • How to use markets and business skills to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally.
  • How to become confident in recommending tools that firms can use to become climate resilient and reduce their carbon footprint.
  • How to investigate carbon accounting and its value to companies, alongside the efficacy of offsets.
  • How to decide how your company can minimize its impact on the climate and the climate’s impact on it.

 DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The training course is designed to benefit professionals seeking to upskill themselves in climate change risk, adaptation measures, and low carbon innovation. It is applicable to any business or industry. This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Business leaders and executives who want to understand the impact of climate change on their businesses and the opportunities and challenges it presents.
  • Sustainability professionals who want to learn how to mitigate the business risks of climate change and oversee a transition to net zero emissions for long-term resilience and overall value.
  • Environmental professionals who  want  to  learn  how  to  identify  and  implement  solutions  to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally.
  • Investors who want to learn how to use markets and business skills to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally

 COURSE CONTENT

Module 1: Introduction to climate change and its impact on businesses

  • Understanding climate change
  • Identifying the risks and opportunities of climate change for businesses
  • Understanding the role of businesses in mitigating climate change
  • Understanding the impact of climate change on businesses
  • Investigating the impact of climate change on society

Module 2: Climate change mitigation strategies for businesses

  • Identifying and implementing solutions to mitigate climate change
  • Understanding the role of markets and business skills in mitigating climate change
  • Investigating carbon accounting and its value to companies, alongside the efficacy of offsets
  • Understanding the importance of climate change for businesses
  • Investigating the role of renewable energy in mitigating climate change
  • Understanding the role of technology in mitigating climate change

Module 3: Climate change adaptation strategies for businesses

  • Identifying and implementing solutions to adapt to climate change
  • Understanding the role of businesses in adapting to climate change
  • Investigating the impact of climate change on businesses and the opportunities and challenges it presents
  • Understanding the science of climate change
  • Investigating the role of nature-based solutions in adapting to climate change
  • Understanding the role of technology in adapting to climate change

Module 4: Climate change and business resilience

  • Understanding the importance of business resilience in the face of climate change
  • Identifying and implementing solutions to build business resilience
  • Investigating the role of businesses in building resilience to climate change
  • Understanding the role of businesses in mitigating climate change
  • Understanding the role of supply chain management in building business resilience

Module 5: Climate change and business leadership

  • Understanding the role of business leaders in mitigating and adapting to climate change
  • Identifying and implementing solutions to build leadership skills for climate change
  • Investigating the role of businesses in leading the way in mitigating and adapting to climate change
  • Investigating the role of stakeholder engagement in building leadership skills for climate change
  • Understanding the role of innovation in building leadership skills for climate change

Methodology

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

a. The participant must be conversant with English.

b. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

c. The course fee includes facilitation training materials and a certificate upon successful completion of Training.

d. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
10/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
08/07/2024 - 12/07/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
22/07/2024 - 26/07/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
05/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
19/08/2024 - 23/08/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
09/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
23/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
07/10/2024 - 11/10/2024 $3000 Kigali Physical Class

Online Class
21/10/2024 - 25/10/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
11/11/2024 - 15/11/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
25/11/2024 - 29/11/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class
02/12/2024 - 06/12/2024 $1500 Nairobi Physical Class

Online Class
16/12/2024 - 20/12/2024 $1500 Mombasa Physical Class

Online Class