Green IT Fundamentals

Carbon3IT Ltd is planning to run a 'Green IT Fundamentals' training course in July 21 at a training centre in Warwick, West Midlands. The course will be based upon the 2012 BCS Green IT Foundation syllabus but has been completely updated for 2021.
Led by the BCS Green IT SG Vice Chair and our MD, John Booth, this course will prove to be a useful addition to the recent series of webinars published by the SG and will cover the following topic's:

1. What is Green IT?
Understand the overall need for an organisation to adopt a Green IT strategy.
Provide an understanding of the historic development and context of the Kyoto
Understand the definition of ‘Green IT’.
Identify and understand an organisation’s external drivers and opportunities for
greening its IT.
Identify and understand the internal drivers, opportunities and benefits of adopting a
Green IT strategy for both an organisation and its IT service provider(s).
Understand the main goals of government legislation and voluntary initiatives
pertaining to Green IT.
2. Internal Assessment of your own organisation: where are you now?
Gain an understanding of how to create an Green IT policy.
Know how to assess an organisation’s business operations; in terms of their carbon
Understand the contribution that emissions from the use of IT is making to those
carbon footprints in terms of energy consumption and behaviours.
Describe how to audit an organisation’s existing IT functions and processes.
Understand the importance and risks, issues and opportunities around improving
Understand the concept of total systems lifecycle management that supports IT assets
from manufacture to disposal and its carbon impact.
Understand how best to re-use, recycle and dispose of IT assets.
Developing a Green IT Action Plan.
3. Deployment of ICT for Sustainability across your organisations activities.
Understand how to embed the use of ICT for reducing emissions from business
activities, in an IT Strategy for Sustainability.
Discuss the roles and responsibilities associated with Green IT and IT for sustainable
Explain how to encompass Green IT and IT for sustainable operations in end-to-end
lifecycle costing, business cases and TCO.

A maximum of 12 delegates per course in a covid secure environment and priced at £1500+VAT. BCS Members (upon proof of membership) £1350+VAT
Register your interest by sending a email to with Green IT Fundamentals in the subject line or by replying to this post with your email address.

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