ACCO is offering a series of 2-day training academies in Denver & Golden to enable attendees to earn the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential.

Held in partnership with the Colorado Water Conservation Board, Colorado Municipal League and the Compact of Colorado Communities, workshop participants will learn from experts about the implications of climate change with a regional focus added for Colorado and the Rockies. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities.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

Registration Details

Single Workshop:

  • $245 (general) / $145 (gov't)

Discounts:

  • 20% discount for individual members and training affiliates
  • Limited complimentary registrations available for ACCO organizational members

Series Schedule

Workshop #1: November 7-8, 2016
Workshop #2: May 1-2, 2017
Workshop #3: June 27-28, 2018 (click here to download the draft agenda)

Workshop #3 Confirmed Instructors

  • Taryn Finnessey – Senior Climate Change Specialist, Colorado Department of Natural Resources
  • Daniel Kreeger – Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers
  • Additional instructors to be announced shortly

Instructors from Previous Workshops:

Co-presented by:


A Glance at the Learning Progression and Series Structure

Workshop #1 (completed)

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(completed)

    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 (June 27-28, 2018)

      Exam Preparation

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

      Elective Requirements

        • 6 hours