Courses

CO2 Reduction Projects
with certification

Create value and sustainable development within your company


_Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects

More than 30% of the western economy is tied up in projects. In other words, we can make a big difference by incorporating CO2 reduction into our projects.

Accordingly, we have further developed our project approaches on sustainability, emissions reduction, and agile project management into our hands-on course on CO2 Reduction Projects with certification.

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_Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects

More than 30% of the western economy is tied up in projects. In other words, we can make a big difference by incorporating CO2 reduction into our projects.

Accordingly, we have further developed our project approaches on sustainability, emissions reduction, and agile project management into our hands-on course on CO2 Reduction Projects with certification.

_Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification – Scheduled Courses

_Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification
– Scheduled Courses

November

29. November - 1. December 2022 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

January

30. January - 1. February 2023 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

March

20. - 22. March 2023 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

June

12. - 14. June 2023 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

August

14. - 16. August 2023 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

October

2. - 4. October 2023 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

December

4. - 6. December 2023 (COPENHAGEN or Online)

Introduction to CO2 Reduction Projects with certification: 3-day course

Provider: Plan A ApS – Trainer: Lasse Borris Sørensen and Ann Rosenberg.

About the course

You will learn how to operationally execute sustainability projects with a dedicated focus on emissions reduction, in respect to both Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction and compensation, and on how to adapt the method from project to project. The approach is designed for both teams that are geographically distributed and/or work at the same location.

Contents

At the course we work with:

  • Why CO2-reduction in projects is relevant.
  • The key drivers for CO2 emissions.
  • Key trends in environmental change.
  • The SDG Ambition and sign-based targets, 1.5°C.
  • Green technology and energy technology readiness.
  • Greenhouse gas reduction, scopes 1 – 3.
  • Greenhouse gas compensation.
  • The key CO2-related legislation.
  • The information available at the UN among others.
  • How to facilitate value creation regarding CO2 Reduction Projects.
  • The future of the energy sector.
  • Structuring, framing, and organising the project.
  • Compiling user needs.
  • Facilitating specification workshops.
  • Two-tier planning – both for the whole building phase, and for the coming sprint/iteration.
  • Facilitating the building phase in the form of sprints/iterations.
  • How and where to report the CO2-reduction.

Benefits for the course participant

After completing the course each participant will be able to:

  • The course is very operational and therefore easy to implement.
  • Contribute to CO2 reduction and sustainability through your projects.
  • Deliver CO2 Reduction Projects on time – or ahead of schedule.
  • Understand how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions produced through business activity in the value chain.
    Identify opportunities to drive greenhouse gas reductions through products and services and innovate low-carbon offerings.
  • Understand how to extract carbon from the atmosphere through natural greenhouse gas removals and technologies to compensate for business emissions (excluding offsets).
  • Understand how to calculate scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions and the metrics behind it.
  • Understand how to increase greenhouse gas removal and net carbon impact and the metrics behind it.
  • Understand green technology within the energy sector.
  • Frame and structure CO2 Reduction Projects.
  • Create structured data that can be used quickly and efficiently to adjust the project scope.
  • Conduct projects online.
    Work in a way that makes job satisfaction and energy level come together month after month.
  • Ensure transparency in the project.
  • Facilitate good collaboration across organisations, divisions, and cultures.
  • Ensure that the project is under control.
  • Report the CO2 reduction.

Benefits for the company

  • Reduce CO2 emissions in your projects.
  • Comply with the applicable CO2 regulations and legislation.
  • Make visible the value of CO2 reduction and compensation from your projects.
  • Transparency in how your company wishes to contribute to CO2 reduction and compensation.
  • Attracting and retaining employees for whom CO2 reduction and compensation and sustainability are important.
  • Opportunity to reuse specifications from one project to another similar project. Here we have seen a reduction in time of up to 80% of the specification work.
  • New employees become skilled, faster, at creating project deliverables.
  • Quicker project completion due to less do-over work.
    Early value creation.
  • If you have a stage-gate project model, implementing this agile project model is manageable.
  • The CO2 reduction elements can be coupled with other project approaches.

Sustainable Agile Community

After the course you will become member of the Sustainable Agile Community, where you will have the opportunity to participate in our Sustainable network arrangements, workshops in Denmark, access to training videos and will be invited to the most influential sustainability and web 3.0 conferences, e.g., World Economic Forum, COP, FN General Assembly, SXSW, Cannes Lions and Consensus. Here you can get the opportunity to speak and network. In this manner, the community will strengthen your sustainability network locally and globally in the World as we know it today and in web 3.0.

Target group

The course is aimed at project managers, sustainability employees, team leaders, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, project participants, PMO-members, mid-level managers, and others, who wish to learn how to reduce the CO2-emissions in your projects. No qualifications are needed to participate in the course.

Certification

The course prepares you for the certification Sustainable Agile. The certification is included in the price.

Teaching method

The course is conducted by using blended learning. Before the course starts, we encourage the participants to watch educational videos. They relate to the agile part of the project approach and take you from start to finish in the project. The video preparation enables us to spend the course hours more effectively, and focus on practical case exercises, relating to actual daily work, and finally on reflection. This teaching method increases learning significantly compared to traditional courses.

All classes can be done online, so it is up to you whether you wish to participate in person or online. We use top-of-the-line conference equipment to ensure our online participants an optimal experience. Texts are in English, and the speaking is in Danish. Please notify us in case you would like to do the course in English.

Free e-learning

Before the course, all participants receive free access to a total of 6 – 7 hours of educational videos, and when the course is finished, the participants keep this free access to the same videos for 30 days.

Price and duration

With this course you get:

  • The certification Sustainable Agile.
  • Access to video material complete with exercises before the course and for 30 days after course end.
  • A three-day course, where you can participate in person and/or online.
  • IT platforms and central documents, which enable you to carry out your projects after the course.
  • Presentation material, exercises, etc. to the course.
  • Input from an international speaker with his/her take on sustainability in his/her part of the World.
  • One year’s membership to our Sustainable Agile Community.

Price pr. participant: DKK 12,490 ex VAT.

Instructors

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Lasse Borris Sørensen

Lasse Borris Sørensen is a Sustainability Agile Coach & CEO at Plan A ApS. Lasse runs the environment around Sustainable Agile Projects as well as the Danish division for Green Project Management®. Lasse has spent more than 20,000 hours working on agile projects. Lasse has taught 3,000 people and certified 600+ in sustainable / agile project management.

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Ann Rosenberg

Ann Rosenberg is a co-founder of the UN’s SDG Ambition and has 25 years of experience within sustainability in the business world. Ann is an Executive Sustainability Tech Advisor web 2.0 og 3.0 (Blockchain, metaverse, DAO og NFT), Board Member, writer, and TEDx speaker. Ann is dedicated to spreading the UN’s SDGs.

Additionally, one or two external speakers will contribute with their take on sustainability in their part of the world.

Registration
Fill out or form by clicking here
or call +45 21 43 43 22.

Company course

PLAN A PROJECTS OFFER COURSES FOR THE WHOLE COMPANY

Do you have several employees, who need our 3-day course in CO2 Reduction Projects?
Then company courses may be just your thing.

Company courses give your company the opportunity to:
✓ Educate more employees simultaneously with a focus on operational tools that enable you to increase the agile content already the day after the course.
✓ Create a common language for the employees and the company as a whole.
✓ Get a tailored course adapted to your specific needs.
✓ Get an internationally recognised agile certification administered by Agile Business Consortium (ABC) in England. ABC has worked with agile project management since 1994.
✓ Get training in Danish or English.

Does that sound like something for your business?
Call +45 21 43 43 22 or fill out or form by clicking here

Small print

If for some reason you are not able to participate in the course, you are more than welcome to give your spot to a colleague. Simply let us know by sending an email to info@planaprojects.com.

If you cancel your registration four weeks or less before the course starts, 50% of the fee plus VAT will be charged. If you cancel your registration two weeks or less before the course starts, the full fee plus VAT will be charged.

Cancellation must be done in writing by sending an email to info@planaprojects.com. If we do not receive your written cancellation at info@planaprojects.com, the full fee plus VAT will be charged.

We reserve the right to turn away rival companies and persons at our courses and other events.

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    About the course

    Make a difference and increase motivation with Green Project Management®. Learn how social aspects and environmental considerations can become a part of your projects.

    How to create value and sustainable development in your projects.

    Course description
    Green Project Management® (GPM®) is a thorough disquisition of the sustainable project method. You will learn methods, acquire tools and receive insights into how you can add a green focus to your projects.

    The method is developed by the organisation Green Project Management®, which is a global leader within sustainable project management.

    GPM® will teach you to include relevant aspects of sustainability in your way of conducting project management. You will get concrete tools and methods to incorporate into your current project approach.

    During the course we will work with:

    • Identifying and adding sustainable principles and elements to projects.
    • In-depth knowledge of techniques and methods for project management – as well as how you can affect the life cycle of the product during the process.
    • Principles for sustainability.
    • The advantages of using the “Projects Integrating Sustainable Methods”, PRiSM™, project life cycle.
    • Looking at the project, organisation, and the way you are as a project manager from a whole new perspective.

     

    Target group
    The course is aimed at project managers, team leaders, project participants, PMO-members, mid-level managers, and others, who wish to learn how to carry through sustainable projects.

    No qualifications are needed to participate in the course.

     

    Benefits
    After completing the course each participant will be able to:

    • Describe the importance and results of working with sustainability.
    • Understand the PRiSM™ project life cycle.
    • Write an efficient business case.
    • Do a P5 impact assessment (P5IA).
    • Be a part of and negotiate with project stakeholders.
    • Evaluate potential suppliers based on sustainability criteria.
    • Document the project’s criteria for success.

    Certification
    The course prepares you for the certification GPM-b™ – Certified Green Project Manager — Basic from Green Project Management®.

    Teaching method
    There will be 2-4 hours’ worth of reading material in preparation for the course.

    The spoken word is Danish, but the written material and certification are in English.

    During the course, we will conduct a number of group assignments, which will give you ample opportunity to discuss the material and thereby increase your learning.

    Price and duration
    With the course Green Project Management® you get:

    • A three-day course, where it is possible to participate either in person or online. Please state your preference during registration.
    • Central documents that you can use directly in your projects.
    • Presentation material, exercises, etc. to the course.
    • Preparation material for the certification GPM-b™ – Certified Green Project Manager — Basic.

    The price is DKK 16,500 ex VAT and excluding the certification GPM-b™ – Certified Green Project Manager — Basic. The certification is USD 199.

    Instructor
    Lasse Borris Sørensen is the course instructor. Lasse has specialised in project method and is the founder of Plan A ApS.

    Lasse is driving Green Project Management® in Denmark and is leader of sustainable agile projects. He has spent more than 20,000 hours working on projects and among other things composed project models for several big companies. Finally, Lasse has taught more than 3,000 people and certified more than 500.

    Ann Rosenberg, Senior Vice President for Sustainability Solutions at Wood plc, Executive Sustainability Tech and Board Advisor, co-founder and author of UN’s SDG Ambition.

    Place
    Copenhagen. The exact address will be announced well before the course starts.

    Register by sending an email to info@SustainableAgileProjects.com

    Company course

    PLAN A PROJECTS OFFER COURSES FOR THE WHOLE COMPANY

    Do you have several employees, who need qualifications within Green Project Management? Or do you wish to create a common understanding of sustainable focus within your company? Then company courses may be just your thing.

    We tailor company courses according to your needs. Contact us for further information:

    Call +45 21 43 43 22 or email info@SustainableAgileProjects.com

    Small print

    If for some reason you are not able to participate in the course, you are more than welcome to give your spot to a colleague. Simply let us know by sending an email to info@SustainableAgileProjects.com.

    If you cancel your registration four weeks or less before the course starts, 50% of the fee plus VAT will be charged. If you cancel your registration two weeks or less before the course starts, the full fee plus VAT will be charged.

    Cancellation must be done in writing by sending an email to info@SustainableAgileProjects.com. If we do not receive your written cancellation at info@SustainableAgileProjects.com, the full fee plus VAT will be charged.

    We reserve the right to turn away rival companies and persons at our courses and other events.

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