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Spring 2022 Sustainability Management PS5021 section 002
THEORY & PRACTICE OF LIFE CYCLE ASSESSME
THEORY & PRAC OF LIFE CYC

Call Number 18437
Day & Time
Location
M 8:10pm-10:00pm
516 Hamilton Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Rosemary Han
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), a methodology to assess the environmental impact of products, services, and industrial processes is an increasingly important tool in corporate sustainability management. This course teaches both the theoretical framework as well as step-by-step practical guidelines of conducting LCAs in companies and organizations. Particular emphasis is placed on separating the more academic, but less practically relevant aspects of LCA (which will receive less focus) from the actual practical challenges of LCA (which will be covered in detail, including case studies). The course also covers the application of LCA metrics in a companies’ management and discusses the methodological weaknesses that make such application difficult, including how these can be overcome. Product carbon footprinting (as one form of LCA) receives particular focus, owing to its widespread practical use in recent and future sustainability management.
Web Site Vergil
Department Sustainability Management
Enrollment 40 students (45 max) as of 5:04PM Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Subject Sustainability Management
Number PS5021
Section 002
Division School of Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Note HYFLEX. CROSS-REG FOR NON-SUMA STUDENTS BEGINS JAN 14
Section key 20221SUMA5021K002

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