Day 1:

Time

Topic

Format

Suggested time in minutes

8:00

Registration

9:00

Course Background

15

9:15

Words of welcome

Presentation

15

9:30

Participants introductions

30

10:00

Course overview

Presentation

15

10:15

Break

15

Cleaner Production

10:30

The Cost of Waste

Presentation

15

10:45

Profiting from Cleaner Production

Presentation

30

11:15

Case study and small group exercise: "Classifying Environmental Management Options"

Group Exercise

30

11:45

Break for lunch

60

12:45

Cleaner Production Implementation Steps

Presentation

30

13:15

Cleaner Production Summary and Q&A

Presentation,
short discussion

15

13:30

Cleaner Production Planning at Your Organisation

Discussion

15

13:45

Break

15

Cost Identification and Estimation

14:00

Introduction to Cost Identification and Estimation

Presentation

15

14:15

Case study and small group exercise: "Cost Identification at the PLS Company"

Group Exercise

75

15:30

Problematic Accounting Practices

Presentation

45

16:15

Potential Sources of Cost Data

Presentation,
short discussion

15

16:30

Review of What We Have Covered Today

Presentation,
short discussion

15

16:45

End of Day 1

Day 2:

Time

Topic

Format

Suggested time in Minutes

8:45

Day 2 Registration

Cost Identification and Estimation (continued from Day 1)

9:00

Case study and small group exercise: "Cost Estimation at the PLS Company"

Group Exercise

60

10:00

Tools for Data Identification and Estimation

Presentation

30

10:30

Cost Identification and Estimation Summary and Q&A

Presentation,
short discussion

15

10:45

Cost Identification and Estimation at Your Organisation

Presentation,
short discussion

15

11:00

Break

15

Project Profitability Assessment

11:15

Capital Budgeting (of "Environmental" Projects)

Presentation

15

11:30

Project Cash Flows and Simple Payback

Presentation

15

11:45

Case study and small group exercise: "Profitability Assessment at the PLS Company— Part I ‘Cash Flows & Simple Payback’"

Group Exercise

30

12:15

The Time Value of Money and Net Present Value (NPV)

Presentation

30

12:45

Break for lunch

60

13:45

Case study and small group exercise: "Profitability Assessment at the PLS Company— Part II ‘Net Present Value’"

Group Exercise

45

14:30

Capital Budgeting: Inflation and Tax

Presentation

30

15:00

Break

15

15:15

Sensitivity Analysis

Presentation

15

15:30

Key profitability indicators

Presentation

15

15:45

Other profitability assessment issues

Presentation,
short discussion

15

16:00

Profitability assessment: Summary and Q&A

Presentation,
short discussion

15

Conclusion

16:15

Where To Go For More Information

Presentation

15

16:30

Review Of What We Have Covered in This Course

Presentation,
short discussion

15

16:45

Final Questions and Comments

Questions

15

17:00

Course Evaluation

Evaluation process and discussions

15

17:15

End of Course