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Introduction to Sustainable Product Systems
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Introduction to Sustainable Product Systems

Starting date: Autumn 2024
Price: 1 995 SEK ex. vat

Tools and methods, including design guidelines, for making products more environmentally sustainable.


Sustainable Product Systems is created for industrialists seeking to increase their understanding and confidence to drive towards more environmentally sustainable product design. The module offers unique perspectives from experts and participants through continuous cross-company collaboration in learning teams that will broaden your learning network and support your work in your organization.

The schedule
Starting date: Autumn 2024
TBD — Webinar 1 – Kick-off webinar
TBD — Webinar 2 – Volontary discussion webinar
TBD — Webinar 3 – Volontary discussion webinar
TBD — Webinar 4 – Volontary discussion webinar
TBD — Webinar 5 – Kick-out webinar
Learning objectives
Describe and give examples of environmental aspects and UN’s SDGs that are most relevant to address for Lifecycle management of Product Systems, and give examples on appropriate actions.
Have insights into tools and methods, including design guidelines, for sustainable product development and development of products for a circular economy.
Be able to describe how theoretical insights can be applied in each participants’ own organizations.
Module structure

The learning module is a mixture of lectures, webinars, self-studies, exercises, and presentations. Within the module, you will consider your own organization’s products to better understand how the knowledge from this module can be used in your organization. Expect videos, exercises, reflections that you share with other participants, forums for cross-participant discussions, and much more.

Johansson, G., Sundin, E. & Wiktorsson, M. (2019). Sustainable manufacturing: why and how to improve environmental performance. (Edition 1). Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Targeted participants

Staff in manufacturing companies that deals with the design and manufacturing of products as well as managers and engineers that are interested in finding out more about how their company and product can become more sustainable.

Time commitment

To complete this module, the participant is expected to schedule approximately 4 hours per week over 5 weeks (20 hours in total).


Please note that a minimum of 10 participants is required for the module to start.

After applying to the program, please secure dates in your calendar to be able to join planned webinars and assure time available required for learning.

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