At the completion of the programme, participants will:

- Understand the costs associated with waste

- Be able to identify the different environmental management options

- Understand the benefits of Cleaner Production

- Understand Cleaner Production implementation steps

- Be able to identify the variety of operating costs associated with process and facility operations using a variety of tools

- Be able to estimate annual operating costs for a potential Cleaner Production project

- Understand the concept of time value of money and discounting

- Be able to apply several profitability indicators to assess the profitability of Cleaner Production projects, especially the indicator "Net Present Value"