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Sustainable Production systems
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Sustainable Production systems

Starting date: 2023-05-03
Price: 1 995 SEK ex. vat

This module focuses on tools and methods, for making production more environmentally sustainable, covering development, operation and assessment.


This module gives an overview on Production Systems from a sustainability and life cycle perspective. It aims to provide nuanced views of the opportunities and challenges on development, operations and evaluation of sustainable production systems and production processes. The module includes managerial, technical and procedural aspects on different phases in the life cycle of production systems.

More specifically, the module aims to provide course participants the understanding of sustainability effects from the increasing digitization in production systems, with the stakeholders, roles, practice and future development. It relies on three key aspects of Sustainable Production Systems: Development, Operations and Evaluation & assessment.

The schedule
Module start: May 3
May 3, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CEST — 1st Webinar – “Module introduction”
May 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CEST — 2nd Webinar – “Submodule 2. Layout planning”
May 31, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CEST — 3rd Webinar – “Submodules 3 and 4. Closing”
Learning objectives
Describe and give examples to environmental aspects and UN’s SDGs that are most relevant to address from a sustainable production perspective, and give examples on appropriate actions.
Apply and show how environmental aspects can be incorporated during production development and describe appropriate methods and tools.
Apply and show how environmental improvement actions can be incorporated in production operations and its continuous improvement activities.
Apply and show how environmental aspects can be assessed and incorporated in cost and performance evaluation of production systems and describe appropriate methods and tools.
Module structure

The learning module is a mixture of self-study, webinars, and cross-company exercises. A common case on operations, development and evaluation of sustainable production will be used throughout the course. Expect videos, exercises, reflections that you share with other participants, forums for cross-participant discussions, and much more.

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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