This course provides participants with the knowledge to systemically apply measures to promote the creation of more and better jobs in the circular economy. Participants will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional, business and policy level.
"The course is particularly tailored to: Representatives of government ministries and agencies (e.g. Labour, Employment, Environment, Planning, Finance, TVET, Economy) as well as from subnational tiers of government; Representatives from employers' and workers' associations with a particular interest in the circular economy; Business development service providers and institutions supporting the greening of business processes and practices; National and international development agencies; Professionals from universities and civil society organizations"
The objective of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge to systemically apply measures to promote the creation of more and better jobs in the circular economy. They will acquire both the tools and the technical knowledge to be able to initiate and implement change processes at institutional, business and policy level.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
The course will run over a period of 3 weeks. Throughout the entire course participants will have access to ITCILO’s e-campus and self-guided e-learning modules with interactive learning activities and case studies, background reading material and key information on the course.
In various interactive, live online sessions, delivered by ITCILO trainers, participants will have the opportunity to learn and exchange with sector experts and professionals from international organisations, research institutions as well as governmental and non-governmental organisations on the various course topics. Recordings of the session will be available on the e-campus.
During the sessions, participants will also have the possibility to further their skills in interactive group learning exercises. The course will close with a final assignment that will enable participants to apply their newly acquired knowledge and put it into action.
This course will enable participants to understand the labour and economic aspects related to the transition towards a circular economy in their respective countries and communities.
Participants will thus be prepared to actively shape the transition to a greener, jobrich and socially just economy.
The course will allow participants to become leaders on harnessing the emerging opportunities related to the circular economy and will enhance their professional profile by acquiring new skills with an increasing demand in the future.
The course will be conducted in English and it will be held fully online.
After successfully completing all required activities, participants obtain an official ITCILO Certificate of Participation in Digital Credentials Format.
The tuition fee for this course is 995 Euros.
If you wish to participate in this course, please fill in the online application form available here: https://oarf2.itcilo.org/DST/A9716116/en
Applications must be received no later than 04 May 2023.
If the participation is sponsored by an institution, the application should be accompanied by a letter from the sponsoring organization.