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To inspire teachers of life cycle based quantitative sustainability assessment, the Academy is developing course plans and high-quality content, and runs pilot demonstrations of the developed courses

Below you can see a dynamic list of course offerings and examples of course plans developed by the International Life Cycle Academy. Based on this this you can request similar courses. You can also request a tailor-made course for your organisation. For enquiries write to us at .

Current LCA courses

Economic tools in LCA – Life cycle costing, external costs and cost-benefit analysis
January 14- January 16, 2019
An introduction to the technique of life cycle costing (LCC). The objective and scope of LCC are illustrated with case studies. Macroeconomic concepts with relevance for LCA. The distinction between biophysical, economic and social externalities and their consistent treatment in LCA and Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA). Different procedures for monetary valuation. Socio-economic classes and distributional analysis. The rationale and procedure for discounting. The ISO standardisation of LCC, CBA, and monetary valuation.

Examples of course plans