Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.09
Liaison DeLayne Miller
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Tennessee Technological University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Shelby Brewer
Student Worker
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
11

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
3

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
27.27

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Tennessee Tech offers three continuing education courses that address sustainability. The courses include: Steam System, Pumping, and Compressed Air. The three courses fall under the category of Building Energy Systems. These courses train students in ways to make these systems more energy efficient thus reducing energy costs for their employers.


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
Yes

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

TN Tech's Extended Programs and Regional Development Department partners with several online course facilitators to provide students a variety of online programs and certificate programs for personal enrichment and professional development.

A.C.S Certification
A student in any chemistry concentration may attain certification by the American Chemical Society as determined by the Chemistry faculty. The Chemistry Department defines specific areas of certification including, but not restricted to, pure chemistry, biochemistry and environmental chemistry. The requirements for certification in these areas are outside the curricular requirements of the three major concentrations.

Senior Certified Sustainability Professional
The Senior Certified Sustainability Professional Online Training Program will prepare you for an exciting career as a leader in the green-collar economy. Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to: Establish and maintain a green procurement strategy, apply the principles of environmentally preferred purchasing, design for environment, eco-control systems, and sustainable business practices, identify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs, develop and use Environmental Management System (EMS) practices, select and effectively use a variety of environmental accounting methods, improve product positioning using the green marketing-mix principles, organize and sequence carbon strategies using the World Resource Institute protocol, improve operational sustainability through greening the logistics and supply chain, plan continued organizational sustainability strategies as an internal or external consultant
https://careertraining.ed2go.com/ttu/training-programs/sustainability-professional?Category=business

Certified Green Supply Chain Professional
The Certified Green Supply Chain Professional Online Training Program will give you the specialized knowledge to enable a company to achieve its environmental sustainability goals through global sourcing, materials management, procurement and buying, transportation and logistics, and new product development.
Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to: Establish and maintain a green procurement strategy, identify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs, develop and use Green Supply Practices (GSP), select and use a variety of environmental accounting methods effectively, improve operational sustainability by applying green strategies to the logistics and supply chain, align supply chain operations and business strategies to meet sustainability objectives
https://careertraining.ed2go.com/ttu/training-programs/green-supply-chain


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