Local consultants have until 29 November to apply to take part in an EU4Business training on industrial energy efficiency, organised by the Kyiv Business Support Centre with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The four-day training takes place from 5-8 December.
Industrial Energy Efficiency for local consultants (Intermediate level) is an intensive training workshop specifically designed to build the capacity of consultants already working in the field of energy efficiency (EE) in Ukraine, and to improve standards of the EE projects they implement.
If you have the engineering experience to advise small and medium-sized companies on how to improve their energy performance, then this course will let you improve your knowledge and skills, and learn how to put them to use as a consultant, strengthening your position in a growing advisory market.
The training will help participants hone their knowledge of energy efficiency technologies so they can identify the most relevant solutions for their clients. Combining a mix of theory, methodologies and case studies, this course looks at various different industries, including agriculture, cement, food production, glass and paper, and will cover:
- Energy systems and utilities in industrial environments
- Making greenhouse gas (GHG) emission assessments and calculations
- Performing an energy audit: methodology, process and reporting
- Capital investment appraisal and cost benefit analysis of the identified energy efficiency measures
- The key elements of the consulting process and how to manage the project cycle
At the end of the course, participants should have the know how to perform energy audits in a format which will enable SMEs to prioritise and integrate energy efficiency measures in their investment plans. The course is interactive and discussion based, with a focus on practical tools, exercises and case studies.
The EU4Business Network of Business Support Centres, implemented by the EBRD, aims to improve the competitiveness and bankability of Ukrainian SMEs through the provision of business advice and capacity building. It also supports BSOs in 15 regions of Ukraine in setting up a network of EU4Business Business Support Centres (BSCs). At least 30,000 SMEs and entrepreneurs will benefit from the project.
The deadline for applications to take part is 29 November.
For additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +38 (044) 235-82-96; +38 (050) 411-14-15