Online course: Pollution Prevention: Applied Engineering and Sustainable Business Practices

The University of Missouri’s Pollution Prevention program has developed an online course,  CV 4285 Pollution Prevention: Applied Engineering and Sustainable Business Practices, that teaches the fundamentals of pollution prevention. The course, which provides comprehensive P2 internship preparation, can serve as an excellent companion to P2 intern training, or as a stand-alone course for students who want to learn P2 skills that will better prepare them for new sustainable business models.  The course teaches industrial and commercial energy audits, waste assessments, water audits, full cost accounting and greenhouse gas calculations.

Course content

  • Waste elimination
  • Industrial efficiency
  • Water efficiency, reuse and sustainable stormwater practices
  • Calculating full costs and environmental impacts
  • Quality assurances for data collection
  • Successful technical report writing
  • Measuring result

CV 4285 Pollution Prevention: Applied Engineering and Sustainable Business Practices is an accredited 3 hour engineering elective that can be completed completely on-line during the fall or spring semester.

Students from all over the country can register through MU Direct. For more information visit moeac.net, or contact moeac@missouri.edu or 573-882-5011.

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