Session 1: Landscape of food LCAs
Monday 12th of June (start 10:00 AM, CET)
We will start with an interactive quiz. Then we will take you through the recent history of food LCAs, existing guidelines and standards. We will wrap up with demonstrating what makes LCAs of agricultural products relatively complex.
Session 2: Principles of LCA methodology
Wednesday 14th of June (start 10:00 AM, CET)
Step by step we will take you through an LCA, using enlightening examples on the crucial decisions that need to be taken when performing an LCA. After session 2 you will get an individual assignment. You will need approximately 4 hours to complete this assignment in between sessions 2 and 3.
Session 3: Discussing the assignment: Environmental performance of milk
Thursday 22nd of June (start 10:00 AM, CET)
You will have the chance to ask questions while we walk you through the assignment. After session 3 you will receive an article to read. It is your task to interpret the results and comment on the decisions taken by the authors.
Session 4: Interpretation of LCA results
Wednesday 28th of June (start 10:00 AM, CET)
We will demonstrate how correct interpretation of the results will improve the quality and robustness of the LCA, using the article you have read.
Individual follow-up session
Included in the complete course: 1 hour of individual coaching by one of our experts.