The Centre uses the specialist expertise that exists across Newcastle University to offer bespoke programmes for employer and industry needs in all sectors and at all stages of development. We do this through innovative teaching and learning methods.
CPD Courses and Workshops Available
Professional Development Certificate in e-Learning
Online Course | Newcastle University Centre for Professional & Executive Development
The qualification has been designed to meet the needs of a wide range of professionals engaged in the design; development and delivery of e-Learning and to provide continuing professional certification in the field of e-learning for practitioners across education; commercial and public sectors.
Carbon Footprinting and Management (incl. an introduction to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol)
Training Course | Newcastle University Centre for Professional & Executive Development
An increasing number of organisations; of all sizes and sectors; are placing a focus on Carbon Management. Benefits include: Meet customer expectations; Continuous improvement (supports ISO 14001); Manage climate related risks and opportunities; Financial savings; Moral; Legal compliance – Under the Companies Act 2006 (Strategic and Directors’ Reports) Regulations 2013; quoted companies are required to report their annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in their directors’ report. The course provides an introduction to climate change; carbon footprinting and energy management. It presents methods (e.g. the Greenhouse Gas Protocol) to identify; quantify and account for GHG emissions and plan actions to reduce these.