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Green IT Fundamentals

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DURATION:

3

DAYS

QUALIFICATION:

TBA

BY BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

Originally based on the 2012 BCS Green IT Foundation syllabus this course has been revamped and updated to 2021 to reflect the changes in the industry, the standards landscape and latest thinking around Green IT.

The course covers what is Green IT and what the overall need is for an organisation to adopt a Green IT Strategy, how to assess your own organisation, defining where you are now and deployment of ICT for sustainability across your organisation.


The Benefits

A wide ranging knowledge of issues facing the IT industry related to the efficient use of resources in the sector and reducing the impact of the industry on the environment. You will understand the standards that apply to the industry and the consequences of those standards for those operating in the field. The course will also look at how to apply some of the principles in your own organisation to ensure your own IT estate is sustainable.

Pre-requisites

None

Course Syllabus

Syllabus covers:

  • Historical Perspective
  • Greenhouse Gases & Impacts
  • Defining Green IT
  • Greenwash
  • External Drivers
  • Internal Drivers
  • Government regulation and voluntary initiatives
  • Green IT Policy
  • Data Centre Videos
  • Carbon Footprints
  • ICT Contribution to carbon footprint
  • ICT’s organizational carbon footprint
  • Roles in Green IT
  • Managing change
  • Green IT Plan
  • Disposal
  • TBL & TCO

Supplementary Modules

  • SBTi
  • Greening Government ICT Strategy 2020-2025

Originally based on the 2012 BCS Green IT Foundation syllabus this course has been revamped and updated to 2021 to reflect the changes in the industry, the standards landscape and latest thinking around Green IT.

CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY:

  • Practical Data Centre Energy Efficiency (EUCOC)

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Course leader

John will be the Technical Director for the National Data Centre Academy, providing content and presenting the training for many courses in his area of knowledge, also providing his expertise in the build of the practical hands on aspect of the Academy.

As a well-known figure in EU data centre circles, primarily for his role as reviewer for the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres (Energy Efficiency) (EUCOC) programme and his work with the Certified Energy Efficiency Data Centre Award (CEEDA) & Data Centre Alliance Certification which assesses data centres to a subset of the EUCOC best practices and EN 50600 respectively.

John is Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s (DCA) Energy Efficiency & member of the Sustainability steering group, shaping the DCA’s policy on these topics as well as providing support to the DCA in other steering groups and the Alliance’s wider activities.  He is the V Chair of the BCS, Chartered Institute for IT, Green IT specialist group.
John represents the BCS/DCA/Carbon3IT Ltd on the TCT7/3 committee that works upon the EN50600 Data Centres Design and Build Standards and KPI’s (PUE etc.).

John runs his own Green IT consultancy, Carbon3IT Ltd, providing support to organizations that are preparing to adopt various data centre standards including the more general standards such as Quality, Environment, Business Continuity, Information Security, and Energy Management. Carbon3IT Ltd  also provide specialist niche consultancy in the field of Green IT including Data Centre Energy Efficiency & Sustainability with a current focus on carbon footprinting for new and existing datacentres.

John is a lead auditor for ISO50001: (2011/2018) Energy Management Systems and ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems, is a Certified Data Centre Audit Professional CDCAP TM (Recert 2018), a Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional CDCSP™ and is an EMA ESOS registered Assessor.

John, as Technical Director and Lead Trainer for the NDCA will bring a wealth of hands on experience from assessing a wide range of Data Centre Environments and a real depth of knowledge from his work developing and implementing world wide standards.

John Booth of Carbon3IT Ltd

Technical Director and Lead Trainer

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