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Circular Economy and New Professional Profile

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"Circular Economy and New Professional Profiles" course is a helpful guide to understanding the meaning of “circular economy” and how it works. The steps and core processes involved in the development of a circular economy. The reader will also learn the importance of it as a resource to stop waste generation and recycling promotion.

This chapter will also focus on Circular Economy as a tool for governments to reach ecological goals will be explained in contrast to the ongoing Linear Economy, as well as the main differences between Open-loop Recycling and Closed-loop Recycling.

Moreover, the importance of professional figures that manage and control its implementation will be highlighted. The amount of jobs generated around this topic is arising making the future a place for Circular Economy Managers.

Finally, it also wants to serve at your disposal a number of practical ideas and tips to implement this kind of economy as a lifestyle.


KNOWLEDGE: Greater understanding of the meaning of Circular Economy and the Professional Profiles it involves.

SKILLS: Ability to acknowledge the benefits of the implementation of a Circular Economy as the economic system to prevent further damage to the environment and understanding of the figures involved in its processes.

COMPETENCES: Learn how every individual can adopt Circular Economy as a lifestyle and the practices needed for its development.

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LESSON 1: Learners will be shown data regarding the actual economic system and how the numbers are leading to a not-so-bright future for the planet. Regarding this, the European Green Deal will be explained as an initiative to prevent further climate change.

LESSON 2: Learners will understand the meaning of Circular economy as well as all the steps involved in its implementation as a tool to improve "resource efficiency". Moreover, some core processes will be explained to gain knowledge about how does it work.

LESSON 3: Learners will better understand the benefits adopting a circular economy can lead to, not only for the environment, but also for the amount of jobs it can generate.

LESSON 4: Learners will be provided with information regarding the professional profiles needed to implement this kind of economy. The three main circular jobs including "Core circular jobs", "Enabling circular jobs" and "Indirect circular jobs" will be explained in detail.

LESSON 5: Learners will understand how the adoption of a circular economy is an action that needs to be taken not only by governments and big companies but how every individual can become part of it.

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