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Sustainability for Practitioners: Carbon Management and Strategies in Driving Net Zero

Topic:Others, Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    19 Feb 2024 to 20 Feb 2024
    07 Mar 2024 to 08 Mar 2024
  • Registration Period:

    02 Nov 2023 to 31 Jan 2024
    02 Nov 2023 to 31 Jan 2024
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,
    19 & 20 Feb 2024 (Mon & Tue), 9am to 5pm
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


Course Introduction:

The course comprises of 2-days to introduce climate strategy fundamentals and the global and local regulatory landscapes of climate action and carbon management. Real case studies will be shared pertaining to companies implementing strategies they have outlined in transition plans or roadmaps. Common pain points or challenges when organisations implement an ambitious decarbonisation agenda to drive net zero.

Course Objective

The programme is to equip the participants with the fundamentals of climate strategies as well as regulatory and industry landscape in order to develop organisation's climate strategies. In addition the participants will be learn how to apply business sustainability strategies, materiality assessment, management and reporting of carbon footprints and technological interventions to drive net zero. This is to enable the participants to develop a relevant and accurate Green House Gas (GHG) inventory by identifying relevant and material scope 1, 2, and 3 emission sources along business value chain and set emission reduction and net-zero targets using tools and standards developed by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).

Course Outline

Course Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Apply business sustainability strategies and technological interventions to drive net zero.                                                                  
  2. Perform materiality assessment and sustainability reporting of carbon footprints.  

Topics to be covered

  1. Introducing business strategy fundamentals as well as global and local regulatory landscapes of climate action and carbon management
  2. Developing organisation’s climate strategies based on the carbon mitigation hierarchy 
  3. Methodologies of carbon reporting/accounting/management by defining organisational boundary, scoping of carbon emissions using a standardised framework and collection of data. 

Minimum Requirements

Nitec/Higher Nitec and above

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

Carbon Specialist / Energy Manager / Sustainability Engineer/Office

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 8% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $756.00 $20.16 $104.16
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $588.00 $20.16 $272.16
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $588.00 $20.16 $272.16
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $756.00 $20.16 $104.16
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $67.20 $907.20

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, 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. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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