Enhance your skills and career potential while leaving a lasting, positive impact. In-person courses are focused on experiential, impact-based education. Online courses are delivered synchronously, through an online environment while connecting with professionals from anywhere in the world. Engaging in immersive learning experiences led by industry experts, gaining insights from collaboration with prominent partners. Beyond21 Academy works in partnership with McMaster University’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology to deliver relevant and practical sustainability training to students and working professionals.
This program has been carefully crafted to empower both individuals and organizations with the skills necessary to excel within today's rapidly evolving professional landscape. Tailored to cater to the needs of working professionals, this program is an ideal opportunity for those dedicated to maintaining a competitive edge in their careers. Through strategic partnerships with esteemed entities including CSCE Hamilton-Niagara, Sustainable Technology Evaluation Program (STEP), McMaster University’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, as well as Long Point Eco-Adventures (LPEA), they ensure a comprehensive and hands-on learning experience that seamlessly blends academic excellence with real-world applicability.
Microcredential Offerings, W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology
Course Date: October 24-26, 2023
The circular economy is an emerging approach to product design, manufacturing processes, and environmental management. This course will teach you the foundational circular economy principles, help you identify circular economy practices that would fit your organization, practical case studies of successful transitions, and practical circular economy tools that can be applied at different levels of organizational complexity and maturity.
Course Date: March 5-7, 2024
Climate change strategies are an integral part of every organization and as professionals addressing the changing landscape of regulatory frameworks, stakeholder pressures, and economic drivers. This course will highlight the legislation landscape, provide practical case studies of successful transitions and technological examples, help you identify carbon mitigation practices that would fit your organization, and practical carbon mitigation prioritization tools that can be applied at different levels of organizational complexity and maturity.
Course Date: November 21-23, 2023
Canada’s transition to a circular, climate positive economy depends on courageous leaders from business, government and civil society. New competencies and innovative models of leadership are needed to solve the world’s biggest transition issues – climate change, resource depletion, social and ecological justice, technology and artificial intelligence. You will learn through active assessment of you own leadership and organizational needs mapped against established leadership models to strategize and more.
Course Date: Nov 2023 - May 2024
Adaptation to climate change requires the adoption of resilient, engineered green infrastructure to manage stormwater from a quantitative and qualitative perspective. This is of increasing importance for planners, designers, engineers, landscape architects, and construction professionals to ensure that the infrastructure designed today is adaptive to a changing climate.
Course Date: November 7-9, 2023
This immersive, 3-day conference-style Sustainable Infrastructure: Design & Engineering Course program teaches the emerging approach to infrastructure that considers both sustainability and climate resilience at every stage of design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the integrated systems that support society. The course focuses on every aspect of infrastructure including best practices in building materials, energy, water management, waste management, stakeholder engagement and restorative design.