ENGI78011
Low Carbon Skills for Property Managers
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  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 6.0
Credit Value: 0.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Fall 2018
Prerequisites: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A

Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: N/A

Program(s): Building Environmental Systems
Program Coordinator(s): Cec Colbourne
Course Leader or Contact: N/A
Version:
20180904_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: N/A

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
In this workshop, participants will complete a series of interactive learning modules to progressively improve understanding of global and North American context for carbon policy, impacts and opportunities, understanding carbon in a business model, technical strategies for managing carbon, and how these elements merge to evolve a comprehensive strategy.

Program Context

 
Building Environmental Systems Program Coordinator(s): Cec Colbourne
This course complements the Building Environmental Systems Operator Certificate.


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to articulate the benefits, opportunities and challenges associated with lowering organizational carbon emissions and energy consumption. Students will be prepared to develop an organizational strategy for managing carbon and energy.
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Describe the context of global and North American carbon policy
  2. Identify carbon-related risks and opportunities for business
  3. Articulate a basic carbon vision, strategy and goals
  4. Define technical and behavioural strategies for carbon and energy reduction
  5. Explain the steps to develop a carbon and energy plan

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS
 Pass/Fail100.0%
Total100.0%

Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities requirements:

 

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar

  • Not Eligible for PLAR

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Instruction Mode: In-Class
Professor: N/A
Resource(s): N/A
Applicable student group(s): Continuing and Professional Studies
Course Details:
  1. Understanding the global and North American context for carbon policy
  2. Carbon-related risks and opportunities for business
  3. Carbon in a corporate portfolio
  4. Articulating a carbon vision, strategy and goals
  5. Technical strategies for carbon and energy reduction
  6. Behavioural strategies for carbon and energy reduction
  7. Engaging operations staff in planning and implementation
  8. Identifying external technical, financial and governmental partners
  9. Developing a carbon and energy plan


Sheridan Policies

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Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

Intellectual Property: Sheridan's Intellectual Property Policy generally applies such that students own their own work. Please be advised that students working with external research and/or industry collaborators may be asked to sign agreements that waive or modify their IP rights. Please refer to Sheridan's IP Policy and Procedure.

Respectful Behaviour: Sheridan is committed to provide a learning environment that supports academic achievement by respecting the dignity, self-esteem and fair treatment of every person engaged in the learning process. Behaviour which is inconsistent with this principle will not be tolerated. Details of Sheridan's policy on Harassment and Discrimination, Academic Integrity and other academic policies are available on the Sheridan policy website.

Accessible Learning: Accessible Learning coordinates academic accommodations for students with disabilities. For more information or to register, please see the Accessible Learning website (Statement added September 2016)

Course Outline Changes: The information contained in this Course Outline including but not limited to faculty and program information and course description is subject to change without notice. Any changes to course curriculum and/or assessment shall adhere to approved Sheridan protocol. Nothing in this Course Outline should be viewed as a representation, offer and/or warranty. Students are responsible for reading the Important Notice and Disclaimer which applies to Programs and Courses.


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