Why and how to conserve water in your business
This short course is a comprehensive introduction to conserving and using water in your business. Learn why conserving water is so important, understand how much water it takes to run your business and discover 3 strategies to help you conserve water right now!
By completing this programme, you will…
Understand the world’s water cycle and why conserving water is important.
Be able to calculate how much water it takes to run your business.
Get clear on where water is used in your business.
Get clear on how water is managed in your business.
Know 3 primary strategies for reducing water use and conserving water in your business.
Have a checklist of actions you can take to help conserve water.
What topics are covered in this course?
VIDEO 1: WATER, THE WORLD AND YOUR BUSINESS (12.5 minutes)
- The Big Picture on water.
- Water use in the world.
- Water and your business.
VIDEO 2: UNDERSTAND WATER USE IN YOUR BUSINESS (16 minutes)
- Calculate how much water it takes to run your business.
- Understand where water is used in your business.
- Understand how water is used in your business.
VIDEO 3: THREE STRATEGIES TO REDUCE WATER USE IN YOUR BUSINESS (12.5 minutes)
- Eliminate Leaks
- Invest in Equipment
- Influence Behaviour
PLUS FREE BONUS TRAINING!
"How and why to calculate the number of people using resources in your business."
Learn why and how to calculate the number of people using resources in your business.
This will directly help you to make the most of what you learn about managing and conserving water. In fact, it's the secret to establishing a meaningful Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and to tracking your performance over time.
How is this course relevant to the 2030 Global Sustainable Development Goals?
In 2015, the United Nations published 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which address the global changes we face as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The United Nations’ Agenda is "a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future."
At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) designed to stimulate action in areas of critical importance for humanity and the planet. You can watch a summary video HERE.
At The Tourism Space™, we have committed to raising awareness of how tourism can positively contribute to the global sustainability agenda.
This particular course can help you with actions relating to at least 6 of the SDGs, listed below.
Sustainable Tourism Advocate
Tina O’Dwyer is a professionally certified coach, mentor and facilitator working exclusively with tourism enterprises. She has extensively researched, implemented and evaluated approaches to sustainable and responsible tourism since 2011. She is valued for the highly practical nature of her approach and her deep understanding of the perspective of the business owner or manager. In particular, her award-winning work with the Burren Ecotourism Network and the Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark 2011-2018, has led her to being recognized as a pragmatic and motivational change maker in the space. She has demonstrated how sustainable and regenerative approaches to tourism can be made practical and palatable for tourism enterprises. Since 2017, Tina has continued to work with destinations and groups to develop sustainable development plans, industry toolkits and training resources.
Tina has been recognised as a Thought Leader in High Performance Tourism, which she defines as tourism that delights visitors, champions places, benefits communities and celebrates profits - all at the same time! She speaks internationally on the topics of sustainable and regenerative approaches to tourism, food tourism, stakeholder engagement and collaboration.
Is this course for me?
If you work in a business that uses water as part of the normal delivery of its services (e.g. visitor attraction, visitor centre, hotel, accommodation provider, restaurant, café) AND you want to get clear on how you can manage and conserve water in the business, then this course is for you.
If you are trying to figure out where to start, this is the ideal course to get you moving! If you are already making efforts to reduce your water consumption, then this will give you an excellent framework for developing that work and also for tracking your progress over time.
What do I get in this course?
- 3 Training Videos on the following areas:
- Water, The World and your business
- Understanding water use in your business
- 3 strategies to reduce water use in your business.
- A downloadable copy of the slides used in each training video.
- A spreadsheet template to help you track and monitor water use in your business.
- An end of course assessment to review and consolidate learning.
- A Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the assessment.
- A FREE Bonus Training on the important topic of how to establish the number of people using resources in your business.
- If you choose to become a Member (which includes all our short training courses), you'll also have the option to attend a weekly Q&A call with other learners from The Tourism Space. No need to be stuck when you can meet with one of our expert trainers every week and get your questions answered!