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Best-in-Class in Environmental Sustainability and Energy Efficiency - Sustainability Lead (Classroom, Synchronous e-learning & Asynchronous e-learning)

Topic:Others, Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    03 Jun 2024 to 09 Jul 2024
    03 Jun 2024 to 09 Jul 2024
  • Registration Period:

    15 Apr 2024 to 08 May 2024
    22 Feb 2024 to 05 Apr 2024
  • Time:

    08:00 AM to 08:00 AM,
    Mon to Fri (schedule will be shared later)
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


If you are interested in the course, please complete this FormSG (https://form.gov.sg/6489904f17adbc0012584db1) to register your interest. 

Course Introduction:

The course comprises of:

(a) 2-day of pre-trip to introduce key concepts on environmental sustainability & energy efficiency by introducing climate strategy fundamentals as well as global and local regulatory landscapes of climate actions and carbon management. It will also cover how sustainability impacts businesses in terms of competitiveness, and how businesses can identify and understand the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) related opportunities and risks. In addition to exploring how materiality can impact business strategies. 

(b) 5-day of overseas mission trip to learn industry best practices in environmental sustainability & energy efficiency. This includes an appreciation of business sustainability strategies, leadership, innovation and human capital. In addition, there will be visits to leading technology/application centres championing sustainability to better understand how advanced energy efficiency technologies and applications are adopted across different industry sectors. There will be a deep dive into how companies drive sustainability and proliferate into company business culture and employees.

(c) 2-day post trip to consolidate the learning and identify next actionable steps for sustainability transformation. It enables business leaders to apply tools such as Green Compass to assess their current operations, product life cycle and supply network, among other things and identify key follow-up actions to make their operations more environmentally sustainable.

Course Objective

The course aims to create a mindshare through sharing of industry best practices by technology leaders advancing environmental sustainability and energy efficiency. At the same time, the programme generates awareness in business sustainability strategies, materiality assessment, managing and reporting of carbon footprints as well as technological interventions to drive reduction of carbon emission or even net zero. The increased awareness would enable and segue into follow ups in terms of sustainability transformation by building workforce capabilities and implementation of sustainable solutions through resource efficiency.

Course Outline

Course Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 

  1. To cultivate a mindshare of ESEE for businesses and organisations
  2. To adopt business sustainability strategies and technological interventions to drive decarbonisation or net zero
  3. To assess business operations, product life cycle and supply network, for implementing more environmentally sustainable solutions 
ItemDetails  Duration/ HoursCourse Date 
Pre-Trip (Framing)Introduction to Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, including Business Needs Analysis Assessment

All participants are required to complete the written reflection.
 2 days/ 16 hours03 - 04 Jun 2024

2hrs Face-to-Face training & 14hrs e-learning
Learning Trip to DenmarkLearning industry best practices in Sustainability & Energy Efficiency 5 days/ 40 hours 24 - 28 Jun 2024
Post-trip (Consolidation)Consolidation of learning, and to identify next actionable steps for company and workforce transformation, including roadmapping in achieving carbon neutrality/net zero. 2 days/ 16 hours 8 - 9 Jul 2024

12 hrs e-learning & 4 hrs Face-to-Face training 

Best in class - in Environmental Sustainability and Energy Efficiency – Sustainability Lead

Tentative Programme:




Day 1



  • Visit Grundfos Application Centre - advanced energy efficiency technologies and applications
  • Global Alignment in Decarbonisation through sharing international sustainability frameworks & methodologies (eg. UN SDGs, ISO 26000, target setting, etc)


Day 2

  • Low-Carbon Procurement and Circularity
  • Carbon footprint and certification of products
  • Take-back programme and as-a-service (aaS) model for building products (leasing model)
  • [Site Visit] Technologies in Driving Water & Energy Efficiency in Facilities


Day 3



  • Sustainable District: ProjectZero@Sønderborg: Net Zero by 2029
  • Public-private partnership and deep collaboration approach involving companies and citizens
  • Integrated and intelligent energy system on a sector coupling approach


Day 4

  • [Site Visit] Visit Alsik hotel in driving decarbonization, circularity & public-private partnerships
  • [Site Visit] Net Zero Supermarket/cold room/manufacturing site

Day 5

  • Achieving Carbon Neutrality Through Technologies
  • Electrification of construction sites
  • Other strategies towards decarbonisation (such as energy storage system, heat recovery, etc)



All participants are required to complete the written reflection.

Minimum Requirements

C-suite executives or equivalent; key personnel who are leading Operations; Facility Management; Environmental Sustainability; Projects; Product Development; Procurement; etc

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

o C-suite executives or equivalent; key personnel who are leading Operations; Facility Management; Environmental Sustainability; Projects; Product Development; Procurement; etc
o Business leaders of local manufacturing companies (Small Medium Enterprise and Large Local Enterprise) in, but not limited to, these sectors: Aerospace, Transport, Logistics, Electronics, Machinery &Systems, Precision Modules &Components, Biologics &Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Medical Technology Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing, etc.
Application requirements:
• Submission of documentary evidence of employment strength, leadership or relevant job position in manufacturing or related industry, limit to 1 to 2 representatives per company.
• Submission of a short write up on your company's plans towards environmental sustainability &energy efficiency, stating key deliverables &implementation timeline.
• State at least two-three problem statements or gaps in terms of capability development in terms of technologies &workforce upskilling. Please also include immediate or priority business needs to drive decarbonisation &targets to achieve carbon neutrality/net zero.
• All applications will be forwarded and subject to approval by SP’s Centre Director, Centre for Environmental Sustainability &Energy Efficiency or his appointed representative.
• A submission form will be sent to you separately via email upon registration.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $4,626.00 $138.78 $652.78
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $3,598.00 $138.78 $1,680.78
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $3,598.00 $138.78 $1,680.78
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $4,626.00 $138.78 $652.78
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $462.60 $5,602.60

Other Fees Payable (Incl. GST)

Per Participant

Accommodation fee (5 nights of accommodation in Denmark)


As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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