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95 EUR

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Circular by Design: Innovation, strategy, and resource flows

This course explains how and why product design and manufacturing play a strategic role in the transition to a Circular Economy. Explore examples and case studies demonstrating how firms and designers use circular design strategies to support multiple product life cycles.

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1.5 hours to complete

This self-paced course can be completed in 1.5 hours.

Course Overview

Author: Dr. Alessio Franconi

What are the primary strategies for circular design? How can the designer determine which design strategies are appropriate for the product they need to create? How can design strategies be managed and integrated to achieve a consistent approach? 

This course strives to answer these questions to enhance the knowledge of those involved in product decision–making.

This course is divided into four sections:

  1. Introduction – Explore the distinction between technological and biological resource cycles.

  2. Circular Design Strategies – Key strategies to preserve or restore product value.

  3. Customers in the Circular Product Design– Key design solutions that may generate sustainable and circular user behaviours.

  4. Key takeaways

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