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Business Awareness (Environmental) - Taster
B01555

The growing Green economy provides a considerable opportunity for London. As we move towards Net Zero, there will be rapid growth in green jobs as we decarbonise our homes and businesses. The research predicts that there will be a 3-fold increase in green jobs over the next 3 decades.

RHACC seeks to support residents to develop the skills needed for green jobs and meet the rising skills demands of this rapidly expanding market. RHACC has created new pathways into green sectors whilst also supporting workers to upskill and transition into green jobs from other sectors.

Course Content

You will learn about:

The responsibility of a business with respect to sustainability
The principles of triple bottom line report - a sustainability framework that looks not only at profit, but also societal impact on people and the planet
The trade off between sustainability and profit
How your business can respond to changes in the environment to succeed in the long term

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

This course is for anyone who wishes to learn about the key principles of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. You may be an accountant, working in finance, or a manager of an organisation. You may also be interested to develop this skillset to enhance your chances of gaining employment.

First Class Requirements

How to Enrol

Attendance Requirements

How to Pay for Your Course

Assessment Methods

This course is a taster.

Additional Information

Further courses as part of the ?Green Deal?
Exploring careers in the Green Industries
Other office skills or business administration courses

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.