"How can we most effectively educate and skill-up our organisation to transition towards a circular business model?”

Learning for a circular economy requires theoretical understanding and continuous development of critical practitioner skills to address the most common circular challenges in businesses.

A simple framework guides the curation of our learning portfolio. The triangles below show two important components of learning:

1. THEORY: Deepen your theoretical understanding from a basic to in-depth level.

2. PRACTICE: Alongside the theory, build critical practitioner skills to take you from a beginner to an advanced level.

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Action Learning Set Toolkit

Circular Design Guide

Circular economy e-Learning programme

The e-Learning programme, for which an allocation of seats is provided through the CE100 membership, has been carefully designed for business professionals who want to develop a foundational understanding of the circular economy.

The programme gives an overview of the key concepts for a circular economy and shows its applications in specific business functions such as R&D, design, supply chain management, marketing, strategy, and finance. It is easy to use and can be completed in your own time.

Further CE100 Member Learning Opportunities

  • MOOC courses, TU Delft (free of charge) - 7 week online learning courses to study at your own pace.

Circular Economy: An Introduction

Sustainable Packaging in a Circular Economy

Engineering Design for a Circular Economy

  • McMaster University, Professional Certificate of Completion in Circular Economy - 3 day, conference-style face-to-face course run in October and delivered by a variety of expert speakers from different industries and backgrounds. The course is aimed at professionals, managers, consultants, technologists, and engineers and is focused on addressing the foundational knowledge for circular economy principles and practical applications for embedding circularity in participants' organisations.

If you have any questions, please contact learn@ellenmacarthurfoundation.org

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