University of Colorado Boulder
Sustainable and Resilient Operations Management
University of Colorado Boulder

Sustainable and Resilient Operations Management

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

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14 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Identify the principles and concepts of sustainable operations management.

  • Apply techniques to reduce the environmental impact of products.

  • Apply tools used in designing circular facilities.

  • Analyze the benefits and challenges of emerging technologies on sustainable production.

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June 2024

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Sustainable and Resilient Operations Management! This first module provides an introduction to sustainable operations management, exploring key concepts such as ESG strategies, circular economy, and systems thinking. By partnering with Siemens Digital Industries Software, you will gain insights from industry experts and examine real-world case studies. This module will equip you with the skills needed to implement sustainable practices in their organizations, benefiting both the environment and business performance.

What's included

8 videos5 readings3 assignments

This module examines sustainable design principles, focusing on product and process design for sustainability. It covers the sustainable design process, techniques, challenges, and tools, with a spotlight on the circular economy. You will explore the role of digital enterprise and digital twins in achieving sustainable design.

What's included

7 videos4 readings4 assignments

This module provides an overview of sustainable facilities, examining different types and showcasing a case study on facility decarbonization. It covers standards, scopes, and strategies for reducing carbon emissions through electrification. You will explore the concept of circular facilities and hear insights from sustainability experts to enhance an understanding of practical applications.

What's included

7 videos2 readings4 assignments1 discussion prompt

This module focuses on sustainable production, providing insights on achieving sustainability and energy efficiency. It covers decarbonization strategies and discusses the role of additive manufacturing in the circular economy. You will also be introduced to the concept of the industrial metaverse.

What's included

5 videos6 readings4 assignments1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Christy Bozic, PhD, PMP
University of Colorado Boulder
5 Courses32,936 learners

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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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