FIU Biscayne Campus
3000 NE 151st Street
North Miami, Florida

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Registration Details

Single Workshop:

  • $595 (general) / $395 (gov't)

Registration Deadline: June 21, 2017


  • 20% discount for individual members and training affiliates
  • Limited complimentary registrations available for ACCO organizational members

Note: If you missed the first two workshops, you can leverage online training to catch up.

ACCO is offering a series of 2-day training academies in South Florida to enable attendees to earn the Certified Climate Change Professional® (CC-P®) credential.

Held in partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Florida International University's College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts, workshop participants will learn from experts about the implications of climate change with a regional focus added for South Florida and the southeastern United States. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities. The workshops are designed to provide participants with the following competencies:

  • Recognizing situations where climate change outcomes affect the organization
  • Assessing impacts of specific situational outcomes
  • Enabling enterprise management of climate related initiatives
  • Assessing and quantifying climate risks and opportunities
  • Educating the organization on managing short-term and long-term uncertainty
  • Tailoring communication to different audiences
  • Leading organizational change initiatives
  • Developing and overseeing training programs
  • Attributing value to resource consumption
  • Extending organizational capabilities and maintaining good stewardship of actions taken through collaboration and partnership
  • Developing strategies for bundling, comparing and/or relying on existing management models


Workshop #3: June 26-27, 2017 (click here to download the workshop brochure & agenda)
New series begins in Fall/Winter 2017

Confirmed Instructors for Workshop #3:

  • Richard Crespin – CEO, CollaborateUp
  • Helen Moser – CEO, CollaborateUp
  • Lindene Patton – Partner, Earth & Water Group
  • Keith Rizzardi – Associate Professor, St. Thomas University School of Law
  • Daniel Kreeger – Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers



A Glance at the Learning Progression and Series Structure

Workshop #1

Exam Preparation

  • Prepares you for the Climate Science & Vulnerability Assessment exam module
  • Partially prepares you for either the Governance, Law & Policy or the GHG, Energy & Water Management exam module (remaining prep materials are covered in the 2nd workshop)

Elective Requirements

    • 3.5 hours

    Workshop #2

    Exam Preparation

    • Prepares you for the GHG, Energy & Water Management exam module
    • Partially prepares you for the Governance, Law & Policy exam module (remaining prep materials are covered in the 3rd workshop)

    Elective Requirements

      • 4.5 hours

      Workshop #3

      Exam Preparation

      • Prepares you Governance, Law & Policy exam module
      • Prepares you for the Materiality, Risk Management & Economics exam module

      Elective Requirements

        • 6 hours