About the Course

This hands-on course is aimed at companies and entrepreneurs of all kinds looking to explore Circular Economy and Circular Design for their products and services. The course empowers business- and product-owners with a practice-based understanding of circular business models and circular design principles, enabling them to accelerate the circular transformation of their business.

Participating organisations join the course in teams, bringing a real life business challenge with them and leave the course with a tangible, detailed and actionable roadmap for circular transformation. The CIRCO methodology has been successfully applied internationally for businesses across a wide field of sectors from manufacturing, to consumer goods, hospitality, healthcare or the built environment to name just a few.

  • Course Outline

    Benefits of attending

    • Developed in collaboration with TU Delft CIRCO is a unique methodology, building on the 'Products That Last' academic framework from TU Delft to help organisations take their first step towards circularity.
    • Actionable circular frameworks and tools
The CIRCO methodology introduces five circular business models alongside six circular design strategies. The course offers an actionable framework with practical design tools and case studies to contextualise it for real-life business challenges.
    • Working on your business case Participating organisations join in teams of 2-3 participants to explore their own business challenges and make concrete first steps in the development of new circular products, services and business models.

    • Proven success rate Since 2015, CIRCO has supported over 800 companies worldwide to create circular businesses. Participating organisations are ranging from Electrolux, or Philips to the Singapore Wildlife Reserve or TAFF.

    As certified facilitators for CIRCO, Chemistry and NYP leverage our expertise in strategic design to support and guide individuals, teams, and organisations in an accelerated push towards a circular business. 

  • Target Participants

    Companies exploring circular transformation of their products and services, designers of products or services, and product managers that are developing circular businesses.

  • Certification

    Certificate of Completion

  • Admission Requirements

    Participating organisations must register for the course in teams (2-3pax) and bring a real-world business challenge with them.

  • Course schedule (conducting days & time)

    9, 16, 23 June & 7 July 2022

  • What You'll Study

  • Course delivery methods and assessments

    Virtual Class on Zoom

  • Course Fees and Funding

    Singaporeans below 40 years old/All PRs – $417.30

    Singaporeans of age 40 years old and above - $157.30

    All Singaporeans/all PRs under the sponsorship of SME/SP-company  - $157.30

  • Contact for course enquiries

    Ms CHEN KAREN,, Tel No:65501967
    Mr YAP JEFFREY,, Tel No:65501934
  • Remarks