This course provides participants with a hands-on experience building a basic LCA model in the world’s leading LCA software, SimaPro, giving participants an important “behind the scenes” experience in what goes into an LCA model.
Participants will be introduced to primary vs. secondary data, as well as modeling in processes and product stages. Additionally, they will learn how to analyze and interpret the results at a high level.
- SimaPro orientation
- Life cycle inventory
- Collecting primary data
- Reviewing secondary data
- Building basic model in processes and product stages
- Analyzing and interpreting the results
NOTE: We offer advanced SimaPro modeling courses for those intending to become LCA practitioners, including our SimaPro User Certificate and Advanced SimaPro User Certificate courses.
Cost: $550 per person
Duration: 2 hours
Prerequisites: LCA 101
Organization: The class will meet online at www.gotomeeting.com. You will be provided with an invitation and password a few days before the class.
The best set up for taking the class is to have one computer/monitor to view the slides and one computer/monitor set up with SimaPro to follow along and gain hands on experience. If you would like to take the class but do not have access to the software, we will provide you with a temporary license.
Before the class you will receive a PDF of the presentation slides, which you can use for note taking during the class.