Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.78
Liaison Imad Alsyouf
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Sharjah
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Green Associate (LEED GA) – Exam Preparation Workshop
Workshop Objectives:
This course introduces delegates to core green building concepts and the LEED Rating
• Understand the green building concepts, the LEED credentials and Rating Systems,
documentation requirements and the appropriate application of LEED rating systems.
• Acquire an in-depth understanding about knowledge of Green Building Design and
Construction under the categories: Location and Transportation, Project Site factors,
Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, Indoor
Environmental Quality, Innovation, and Design.
• Be familiar with the necessary exam preparation and the format of the questions presented in the LEED GA Exam

(attached the course details)

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

Send Faculty members to the following conferences and workshops (Covers all fees and accommodation costs):

- 7th IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability.
- International Conference on Geological and Environmental Sustainability /ICGES-19.
- 3rd National Workshop ‘Green University of Russia in conjunction with World Sustainable University Campus Tour.

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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