Sustainable Life-Cycle Management (C6)

The Sustainable Life-Cycle Management (C6) seminar reviews the life cycle of industrial products including current product & packaging design & development, purchasing, logistics & transport practice, factors that determine it, the environmental & social impacts they cause, & finds sustainable alternatives.


  • Develop a comprehensive appreciation of the business functions responsible for the total life-cycle of products pre- and post- manufacture, that is a) design, development and packaging, b) purchasing and supply chain management, c) transport and logistics; their current practices and processes and the factors determining them, including staff background, education, attitudes, values, culture and job pressures - and the environmental and social impacts occasioned by these practices.
  • Develop comprehensive and systematic knowledge and understanding of the potential nature, scale, relative importance, and methods / protocols for measuring, the environmental and social aspects and impacts arising during total product or service life cycle, both generally and for a specific product-system.
  • Describe, appreciate and be able to communicate the main approaches and latest theoretical and practical developments in a) finding sustainable alternatives for damaging aspects of the life-cycle and b) managing the design of processes to move towards environmentally and socially sustainable activity.
  • Understand, justify, communicate and secure solid support for initiating integrated management, technical, process and systems changes & programmes in these areas aimed at achieving significant movement towards environmental and social sustainability, at every level.


The seminar assembles at 08:30 am for a 9:00 am start each day and finishes at approximately 5:30 pm. The seminar is intensive, please be prepared for evening sessions.


£2,000 per person. Fees includes all tuition costs, full documentation, lunch and refreshments. Full payment is required in advance.

Inhouse Training 

We are very happy to run this as an inhouse training seminar. Please contact us for further details.


Three weeks before start date. Fees are payable in full unless cancellations are received in writing before this date. Transfers are possible and will incur a 25% fee per change.

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