Circular Economy Masterclass 

Course Overview 

This Masterclass has been jointly developed with the University of Exeter (a Pioneer university in the Ellen MacArthur Foundations's network) and supported by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. It is designed to enable professionals in the water sector to understand, implement and derive organisational value from the circular economy principles.

As a senior leader in the water and environment sector, you are required to respond to the challenges that arise and create opportunities during your organisation’s journey to a Circular Economy. The Masterclass moves beyond theories to help you understand and apply value creation, capture and scaling. It will develop your professional practitioner skills to deal with the implementation gap.

Masterclass content:

Week 0 – Orientation week

Week 1 – Value wastage

Week 2 – Value creation

Week 3 – Value capture

Week 4 – Value distribution

Week 5 – Value measurement

Week 6 – Dealing with increasing complexity

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Key Learning Outcomes 

The Masterclass will:

  • Allow participants to converse with global Circular Economy experts
  • Link core knowledge, examples, tools and discussion to the key challenges and requirements within your organisation
  • Turn theory into practice, enabling you to implement specific actions to take the circular economy forward in your daily business
  • Help you to manage key stages in the circular value journey
  • Create the confidence required to generate circular economy innovation within your organisation
  • Show you how to make the case for change
  • Link you to a community of circular economy professionals.

Course Duration 

This Masterclass has a learning time equivalent to approximately 6 hours study per week for 6 weeks. The Masterclass is structured to optimise support from tutors and course colleagues.


£1,750 (+VAT). Discounts are available for CIWEM Business Partners and corporate group bookings. Click here for payment terms and conditions.

This online course is being delivered by the University of Exeter, therefore, during the enrolment process you will directed to complete a University of Exeter registration form which will send your registration details direct to the University. The data collected on the University of Exeter registration form will not be shared with CIWEM. For details on how the University will use your data please refer to their Privacy Policy.

Please note that bookings should be made through 'My CIWEM' using the booking link above. Your place is confirmed once you have clicked ‘proceed & submit’ in the cart and received a confirmation email. Non-members can book via CIWEM by creating an account on the booking page.

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