The University of British Columbia, Continuing Studies Centre for Sustainability

Greening the Supply Chain: Responsible Business Practices


This course can be applied to the UBC Award of Achievement in Sustainability Management. Procurement practices and supply chain management are key components of an organization’s sustainability strategy. They can help reduce an organization’s environmental footprint and control costs. This online course offers a comprehensive introduction to the emerging area of green supply chain management. Learn the perspectives, practical tools, and resources needed to make responsible and effective supply decisions. Course topics include key drivers and imperatives in green procurement, barriers and resistance, best practices, standards, and benchmarks. The course is designed for procurement professionals, those with an interest in advancing the sustainability agenda in their organization, or those needing to adapt to changing customer demands

Note: Course hours include weekly online webinars with the course instructor, plus online discussion of case studies. Readings and final assignment are completed outside of course hours.

Standard Fee: $445

The format of this course is 100% online. Prior to 4pm PST on the start date of the course, an email will be sent to all registered students containing instructions on how to access the online Learning Management System.

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May 7-Jun 18 6 sessions 100% Online $445.00

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