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EVALUATING THE WORKFORCEFOR THE SUSTAINABLERETROFIT OF THE CITY OFYARRAANDREW MOSCARIELLOANGELA SIMPSONJANNETH VELAZQUEZ  ...
Overview   Global Warming and Carbon Emissions   Sustainability   Australia and The City of Yarra   The Yarra Energy F...
Global Warming and CarbonEmissions   More frequent storms of    greater intensity, a    significant rise in sea    level,...
Sustainability      Figure 2: Sustainable Development (Green vs                   Sustainable, 2010).
Australia and Sustainability                 Sources of Australia’s Emissions                    Figure 3: Sources of Aust...
The City of Yarra                               Figure 4Australia and    The City of     Yarra Energy   Total Yarra       ...
Yarra Energy Foundation   Non-profit organization   Founded on August 2010   Created by the Yarra City Council to fulfi...
Total Yarra Retrofit (TYR)   Project created by The    Yarra Energy Foundation   The main goal of the    project is to p...
Workforce    The Yarra Energy     Foundation TYR Centre     and initiative goal is to     address the workforce     devel...
Mission Statement   The goal of this project is to assist the Yarra    Energy Foundation in the implementation of    the ...
Deliverables   Recommendations for the skills the workforce    needs   Assess the readiness for the Yarra Energy    Foun...
Objective 1   Identify and assess the skills the local workforce    feels are necessary in order for the workers to    pe...
Potential Questions   Are you aware of the Yarra Energy Foundation    and it’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by    2020...
Objective 2   Identify and assess the skills hiring organizations    feel are necessary in order for the workers to    pe...
Potential Questions   Would you be interested in your organization    being involved in this retrofit program?    Explain...
Interviews and Focus Groups   Informed consent   Confidentiality agreement   Asking leading questions
Objective 3   Identify and assess the skills case studies display    are necessary in order for the workers to perform   ...
Objective 4   Evaluate a combined set of the skills    necessary for the retrofits and develop a guide    to determine th...
Timeline   Week 1 January 12     Meet with sponsors   Week 2 January 16     Finalize interview questions and set up ap...
Conclusion
References   Green vs. sustainable; the difference. (2010). Retrieved 11/4, 2011, from    http://www.gogreenstreet.com/gr...
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  1. 1. EVALUATING THE WORKFORCEFOR THE SUSTAINABLERETROFIT OF THE CITY OFYARRAANDREW MOSCARIELLOANGELA SIMPSONJANNETH VELAZQUEZ Final Presentation
  2. 2. Overview Global Warming and Carbon Emissions Sustainability Australia and The City of Yarra The Yarra Energy Foundation, The Total Yarra Retrofit, and the Workforce Our Mission Statement and Deliverables Research Objective Timeline Questions
  3. 3. Global Warming and CarbonEmissions More frequent storms of greater intensity, a significant rise in sea level, and a change in wildlife behaviors and populations are among the outcomes that can be expected if efforts to diminish the effects of global warming are not successful (Lindell, 2011) Figure 1
  4. 4. Sustainability Figure 2: Sustainable Development (Green vs Sustainable, 2010).
  5. 5. Australia and Sustainability Sources of Australia’s Emissions Figure 3: Sources of Australia’s EmissionsAustralia and The City of Yarra Energy Total Yarra WorkforceSustainability Yarra Foundation Retrofit
  6. 6. The City of Yarra Figure 4Australia and The City of Yarra Energy Total Yarra WorkforceSustainability Yarra Foundation Retrofit
  7. 7. Yarra Energy Foundation Non-profit organization Founded on August 2010 Created by the Yarra City Council to fulfill the Carbon Neutral 2020 goalAustralia and The City of Yarra Energy Total Yarra WorkforceSustainability Yarra Foundation Retrofit
  8. 8. Total Yarra Retrofit (TYR) Project created by The Yarra Energy Foundation The main goal of the project is to provide energy efficient upgrades to existing buildings in Yarra.Australia and The City of Yarra Energy Total Yarra WorkforceSustainability Yarra Foundation Retrofit
  9. 9. Workforce The Yarra Energy Foundation TYR Centre and initiative goal is to address the workforce development gap created by current and future skills shortages in Yarra in generic and technical sustainability skills for sustainable development. Figure 5 Australia and The City of Yarra Energy Total Yarra Workforce Sustainability Yarra Foundation Retrofit
  10. 10. Mission Statement The goal of this project is to assist the Yarra Energy Foundation in the implementation of the Total Yarra Retrofit by determining and evaluating the skills required of a workforce for the initiative.
  11. 11. Deliverables Recommendations for the skills the workforce needs Assess the readiness for the Yarra Energy Foundation for completing the Total Yarra Retrofit.
  12. 12. Objective 1 Identify and assess the skills the local workforce feels are necessary in order for the workers to perform the retrofits. Data Gathering  Interviews  Focus Groups Sample  Local Workforce Data Analysis Evaluation
  13. 13. Potential Questions Are you aware of the Yarra Energy Foundation and it’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2020?  Ifso, “Are you aware of The Total Yarra Retrofit program?” What skills would you like to have in order to work at a job connected to these retrofits?
  14. 14. Objective 2 Identify and assess the skills hiring organizations feel are necessary in order for the workers to perform the retrofits. Data Gathering  Interviews  Focus Groups Sample  Hiring Organizations Data Analysis Evaluation
  15. 15. Potential Questions Would you be interested in your organization being involved in this retrofit program? Explain. What skills would you like future employees to have? Do you provide any training program?  If so, “Would you be willing to modify it?”  If not, “Would you be willing to institute one?” Are there any other factors that you feel need to be address for a workforce to be utilize?
  16. 16. Interviews and Focus Groups Informed consent Confidentiality agreement Asking leading questions
  17. 17. Objective 3 Identify and assess the skills case studies display are necessary in order for the workers to perform the retrofits. Data Gathering  Archival Research Sample  Case Studies Data Analysis Evaluation
  18. 18. Objective 4 Evaluate a combined set of the skills necessary for the retrofits and develop a guide to determine the readiness of the potential workforce for a retrofit initiative. Objective Data Gathering 2 Sample Objective Objective 1 3 Data Analysis Evaluation Objective 4
  19. 19. Timeline Week 1 January 12  Meet with sponsors Week 2 January 16  Finalize interview questions and set up appointment for interviews and focus groups.  Start Case Study Research Weeks 3-5 January 23 – February 6  Conduct interviews and focus groups  Continue case study research Weeks 6-7 February 13 – 20  Analyze and Organize collective information Week 8 February 27  Finalize and Present Findings
  20. 20. Conclusion
  21. 21. References Green vs. sustainable; the difference. (2010). Retrieved 11/4, 2011, from http://www.gogreenstreet.com/green-vs-sustainable-the-difference/ Lindell, N. (2011, March 2). Global warming overview - global warming. Retrieved November 16 ,2011, from http://geography.about.com/od/globalproblemsandissues/a /globalwarming.htm http://positive-posters.com/posters/profiles/?pid=192 http://www.carbonneutral.com.au/climate-change/australian-emissions.html http://www.earth-energysolutions.com/go/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/JR-Green- Carbon-Footprint.jpg http://www.realestateadvisorlawblog.com/uploads/image/iStock_000008994251XSm all.jpg http://www.carbonfootprint.com/energyconsumption.html http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/06/22/earlyshow/living/home/main2965734.sht ml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_elephant
  22. 22. Questions?

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