A new, two-part program for facility managers to better understand sustainability and to take advantage of the cost savings associated with becoming a “green” business.
Six-week training program to certify facility managers in operating
a “green” business.
Resources, information, practical lessons and applications from field professionals will be provided for participants to complete a comprehensive facility assessment, develop an improvement plan, and conduct a site audit. Topics will include: source reduction, carbon calculations, green policy, green purchasing, marketing green, contractual negotiations, troubleshooting and compliance, green assessments and audits.
Sustainability Implementation Workgroup (SIW)
SIW team members will implement the individually tailored sustainability plan for his/her business. The SIW acts as a support network, meeting once a week for six weeks to explore, resolve issues and implement sustainability practices including waste elimination, energy efficiencies, sustainable procurement practices, improvements to company culture and employee training and motivation.
Dates: Tuesdays, 3/31 –
Dates: Tuesdays, 5/19 – /16/2009Times: 10:00-11:30
Fees: $800 per company
(Each company/facility can bring up to 3 participants to each session)
** Facility managers from companies/facilities in Sullivan are eligible for scholarships. Sustainability is important to all industry sectors, the Sullivan County Workforce Investment Board has made funding available to all Sullivan County businesses and municipal services.Participants are eligible for a 100% reimbursement of course fees upon successful completion of the two step program.
Space is limited. Please register by
For More Information:
The Office of Workforce Development, Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning
Phone: 845-434-5750 x4398