Monday, December 01, 2008

Carbon Accounting course

Swinburne University of Technology has announced a Carbon Accounting Course for reporting greenhouse gas and energy reporting. This is from their National Centre for Sustainability:
Learn how to:
  • Identify and categorise greenhouse gas emissions
  • Prepare and interpret a carbon inventory
  • Interpret greenhouse reports to assist in strategic business planning
  • Prepare for anticipated carbon management legislation
  • Evaluate business risks in a carbon constrained economy
  • Review the organisation’s carbon management options
  • Develop a carbon report for the organisation
  • Review carbon reporting procedures

The course runs over 6 weeks in 3 x 6 hour sessions. Assessment included in course fee. Lunch and refreshments provided.

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Course overview

VPAU324 : Develop a carbon inventory for the workplace

This unit describes the outcomes required to identify and categorise the carbon emissions of an organisation, determine the correct methods for estimating those emissions and produce a carbon inventory for that organisation.

  • Understand the context of carbon accounting
  • Learn carbon accounting methodologies
  • Apply carbon accounting methodologies and develop a carbon inventory
  • Analyse an organisation’s carbon inventory

VPAU325 : Develop a carbon report for the workplace

This unit applies to the business environment of any organisation, including commercial operations, community organisation’s such as not-for-profit NGOs and government agencies that wish to provide a report on that organisation’s carbon emissions and their response to it.

  • Review the organisation’s carbon management options
  • Develop a carbon report for the organisation
  • Review carbon reporting procedures

A total of 60 nominal hours for both units ...

From: Carbon Accounting Course, Swinburne University of Technolog, 2008

1 comment:

Akira Dania said...

Well, I am not sure about this carbon accounting course and need to find out more about this course as well as career opportunities for this course. However, I have applied for Bachelor of accounting from MIT and some other colleges.