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FSE On-Demand Course - Learn Strategic Design and Implementation of Sustainability

Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering

Delivered Online - Anytime, Anywhere

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  Taught by authorities in sustainable engineering, you will gain a solid  framework for strategic design and implementation of sustainability while you earn 15 PDHs/1.5 CEU

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Transformational Projects
  • Trends and Issues
  • Earth Systems
  • Five Capitals
  • Social Factors: The Community
  • Social Factors: Individual Behavior
  • Sustainability Quadrant
  • Moving toward SQ
  • Project Pathway & Performance
  • Life Cycle Cost/Benefit
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Roles of Env. Pol, Regs. & Innovation
  • World View
  • Delivering Sustainable Projects
  • Wrap-Up

Full Course Description

The Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering  Online Course will cover critical issues associated with the Triple Bottom Line approach to sustainable infrastructure development, which calls for the support of economic growth, social progress and environmental stewardship on all projects. Through photographs, diagrams, videos and discussions you will gain the body of knowledge required to design and deliver sustainable infrastructure projects. The course will also cover problems and issues associated with sustainable development, as well as the misperceptions. You will learn techniques for life cycle cost and benefit assessments, probabilistic and sensitivity analyses, benefit-to-cost ratios and comparing incommensurate benefits and costs. Case studies and examples are used throughout the course to highlight the concepts and incorporation of the Triple Bottom Line in real-world projects.Course length is 15 hours.

Expert Instructors

Cliff Davidson, Ph.D., M. ASCE
Craig Farkos, P.E.., M. ASCE
Nancy Kralik, P.E., M. ASCE
Dominique Lueckenhoff
William Wallace, M. ASCE
Richard N Wright, Ph.D., P.E., NAE, Dist.M.ASCE Chair, Sustainable Infrastructure Education (SIE) Subcommittee of ASCE’s Committee on Sustainability (COS)

Registration Information

Member $695.00 | Non-Member $795.00
5 PDHs or 1.5 CEUs

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Please Note: This online course is for individual use only. PDHs/CEUs and certificates will only be granted to the individual who purchased the course.

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"I wish I had attended this earlier so that I could have applied all this knowledge in my previous projects! Definitely worth the time. The instructor was extremely knowledgeable and clearly knew his materials.”
—Wai Cheong

“This is a great mixture of pertinent content presented by an instructor with an excellent balance of practical and theoretical knowledge.” —Karnik Seferian

"This seminar exceeded my expectations!" — John McLean, P.E.




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