The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is offering a series of 2-day training workshops throughout the United States to enable attendees to participate in a simplified pathway for earning the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential.

The workshops are designed to provide participants with the following competencies:

  • Recognizing situations where climate change outcomes affect the organization
  • Assessing impacts of specific situational outcomes
  • Enabling enterprise management of climate related initiatives
  • Assessing and quantifying climate risks and opportunities
  • Educating the organization on managing short-term and long-term uncertainty
  • Tailoring communication to different audiences
  • Leading organizational change initiatives
  • Developing and overseeing training programs
  • Attributing value to resource consumption
  • Extending organizational capabilities and maintaining good stewardship of actions taken through collaboration and partnership
  • Developing strategies for bundling, comparing and/or relying on existing management models

A Glance at the Learning Progression and Series Structure

Workshop #1

Sample Curriculum

Exam Preparation

  • Prepares you for the Climate Science & Vulnerability Assessment exam module
  • Partially prepares you for either the Governance, Law & Policy or the GHG, Energy & Water Management exam module (remaining prep materials are covered in the 2nd workshop)

Elective Requirements

    • 3.5 hours

    Workshop #2

    Sample Curriculum

    Exam Preparation

    • Prepares you for the GHG, Energy & Water Management exam module
    • Partially prepares you for the Governance, Law & Policy exam module (remaining prep materials are covered in the 3rd workshop)

    Elective Requirements

      • 4.5 hours

      Workshop #3

      Sample Curriculum

      Exam Preparation

      • Prepares you Governance, Law & Policy exam module
      • Prepares you for the Materiality, Risk Management & Economics exam module

      Elective Requirements

        • 6 hours