Online course

Designing Sustainable Business Models

With this new interactive training, learn to create a profitable, resilient and sustainable business based on Circular Economy principles.

Design Circular Business models with the Circular Canvas to increase resilience, unlock new revenue streams, regenerate ecosystems and create positive impacts.

Master the skills you need to take action

Learn how to create a Circular Business model

Design Circular Business Models

A course led by Justine Laurent, Brieuc Saffré & Fabrice Sorin
Co-Founders of Circulab and Circulab Academy Manager

"The goods of today are the resources of tomorrow, but at yesterday’s prices."
Walter Stahel , Performance Economy thinker

The take, make, waste business models generate broken supply chains, resource scarcity and inputs price volatility. They urgently need a rethink, a reboot, a redesign.

In this course you will understand how to evaluate a socio-economic system and its situation. You will grasp the fundamentals of system design within a business ecosystem. You will be able to articulate and translate business choices into positive and negative impacts.

Finally, you will be able to design a resilient, profitable and regenerative business model by using Circular Economy principles in the Circular Canvas.

This course will provide you with the essentials of Circular Design taking into account the ecosystem and user needs to design business models with positive impacts.

  • Circular Business models

  • 15 hour self-paced online course

  • Language: English

  • Business model design exercises with the Circular Canvas template

  • Course now opened

  • Certificate Course

  • 1 live Q&A session with a member of the Circulab team

  • 249 € (excl VAT)


Online learning

Access all content and interactive tools of the course online anytime and anywhere.


Learning by doing

Enjoy dynamic content as well as real-world business exercices and sceanrios to apply what you learn.


Circular Canvas

Design or redesign business models with this tool and create positive impacts in the business ecosystem

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As a certificate course, you will receive your certification as Circular Business Model Catalyst !

master the Circular Business Model Canvas

What you will learn

  • Know the current system and its status

  • Understand how to design a desired system

  • Translate business information into positive and negative impacts

  • Create a resilient, regenerative Business Model with Circular Economy principles

The Circulab academy

Meet the Trainers


Brieuc Saffré is a circular economy and innovation expert especially regarding business models. He co-founded the Circulab agency in 2012, where he works with large cororations and smaller companies. Moreover, he co-founded Agripolis in 2016, he is a lecturer at many schools and is the author of several books including Activate the circular economy.




Creativity expert and change-maker, Justine Laurent co-developed the Circulab method.
She uses the method and tools and shares them daily to help companies and local authorities transition to the circular economy and therefore create the products and services of the future.
She is a a regular lecturer for various schools.



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Fabrice Sorin is a seasoned professional with 15 years experience in commercial, procurement, operations and management roles in multinational corporations. Having completed a Circular Economy MBA from Bradford university in 2019, he now develops and delivers impactful Circular Design courses through the Circulab Academy.




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Design Circular Business Models - Online Course

With this course, shift your mindset and learn to design a resilient, effective and circular business model by using Circular Economy principles with the Circular Canvas.

  • Learn how to design a circular business model to create and grow a sustainable business

  • 15 hours of training during 4 weeks to learn at your own pace

  • Hands-on course: videos, quizzes, business model design exercise on the Circular Canvas

  • Free access to the Circular Canvas template and guide as well as support from a member of Circulab team during the course duration (4 weeks)

  • Q&A session: 1 live Q&A session with a member of the Circulab team. The sessions take place on fixed dates every 4 weeks on the last week of the program (approx.1 hour)

  • Course Completion Certificate: Circular Business Model Catalyst delivered by Circulab

  • Access to all modules anywhere, anytime in our online platform

  • Access to training, resources and a dedicated online forum for 1 year

  • 50% discount for students and job seekers, to get a coupon, contact us.


249 € (excl VAT)

The course is also available on Circulab’s subscription based on 12 instalments

Latest update 01/12/2021

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