COURSE: Keep Learning: Global Green Building

Barangaroo (July 2015)

When

Start:
June 1, 2020 ( - )
End:
June 30, 2020

Where

Online

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‘Keep Learning’ is a new learning programme, developed by UKGBC in collaboration with World GBC which aims to connect built environment professionals virtually and globally to share examples, and best practice on Green building.

The challenge participants will focus through the programme will be ‘how to deliver net zero’ – in their respective businesses, projects, developments and buildings.

Objectives and Outcomes

  1. To deepen understanding of Green Buildings and explore Green Building practices globally
  2. Digest and define what Net Zero looks like for your own business or project

Guided learning runs throughout the programme, and learning takes place through the Moodle virtual learning environment with a number of different components deployed, from reading, researching, sharing, connecting, working, coaching.

The programme lasts 4 weeks in total, with the first pilot programme taking place 1 – 30 June, it involves a total of 2 days spread across the 4 weeks (approximately 0.5 days a week, spread across each week).

The Programme

Week 1: Concepts
In this week of the programme, we will recap on the why building green is so critical for the future, and explore where your own business is. Key components of green building will be covered as well and the various built environment contexts (policy, market, cities).

Week 2: Cases
In this week, we explore good practice examples, specific case studies and take a look at different building typologies, we will learn from each other as to key challenges as well as what your business is doing to ‘build green’.

Week 3: Action
This action week is about the key challenge – how we get to net zero. This would be as applied to your own business, project or building.

Week 4: Change
We will hold a close out forum where you will share your assignment and findings, and discuss how you, and your peers, can take net zero forwards.


Speakers
World and UK Green Building Council experts as well as other experts across the built environment

Why attend?
Connect with others at this time of virtual working, and take the time for yourself to refresh yourself on all aspects of Green Building practices. Explore case studies from across the world and define what net zero means for your work and for your business.

Who should attend?
Any GBC member interested in furthering their knowledge and understanding of Green Building good practices, and applying what that means for their business.

If you have any questions, please contact learning@ukgbc.org