Project decisions are often based on cost, making it difficult to justify inclusion of hard-to-measure social and environmental considerations into project assessments.
For this reason, the P5 Impact Analysis was designed to incorporate People, Planet, Profit, Process and Product aspects, influencing ultimate decisions and recommendations for project components.
As climate change advances, natural resources diminish, and our population continues to grow, society is becoming much more focused on protecting the planet. Younger generations, and sustainability-minded stakeholders clearly want to see how impacts to people and planet have been considered and avoided for any large-scale development proposed.
As younger professionals and those entering the workforce, sometimes it can be difficult to facilitate change in the way projects are designed, or how decisions are made.
P5 was developed as a sustainability framework to facilitate improvements in project proposals, providing a support to:
The following will be covered in this workshop:
Introduction of P5 & Sustainability-related Risks
Impact Analyses & the Comparative Process
After taking this course, participants will:
The course will be taught in person, in a group setting over the course of one day, with a large proportion of time dedicated to applied and interactive exercises. Hands-on learning is the best strategy for everyone to fully comprehend lessons, as well as to be able to repeat the processes on their own projects, and as such more than half of the class duration will involve active, applied work within the class.
Problem relevancy and solution guidance will be conveyed somewhat lecture style, with opportunities for dialogue during these short segments. Lecture periods will be interspersed with instructor-led, independent work, 1-1 and group discussions, and interactive, inclusive exercises. Presentation opportunities will be available to those who are comfortable with this format.
Exercises will include:
The course is combining classroom lectures as well as group work.
This course is best suited for Engineers, Assessment Professionals & Project Stakeholders:
Karen Chovan is the Principal of Enviro Integration Strategies. She has worked close to 20 years in the mining sector, with experience ranging from managing field / construction projects, performing geological and closure-related studies, to acting as an internal sustainability consultant in a corporate environment, managing organization-wide change. Core responsibilities have included assessment of existing processes and programs, developing responsive action plans to address risks and accountability gaps, leading corporate strategic planning, and embedding sustainability into project design and management systems.
Karen is a forward thinker and is on a mission to engage, empower and enable individuals and teams to make a positive impact on project and development outcomes by casting a wide net of influence, educating and informing those who can truly make a difference, and by providing the strategies, tools and techniques necessary to achieve this mission.
For additional information, please visit: www.envirointegration.com
Additional to this introductory course there is also an advanced course on this topic. Participation of the introductory course is not mandatory but prepares you best to take part in the advanced course. There is also a package deal for both courses.