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ISO 14051 Foundation

Why should you attend?

The Material Flow Cost Accounting Foundation training enables you to learn the basic concepts, principles and elements of MFCA framework. During this training course you will be able to enhance understanding on the potential environmental and financial consequences of your organization.

After completing this course, you can take the exam and apply for a “PECB Certified Material Flow Cost Accounting Foundation” credential. A PECB Foundation Certificate demonstrates that you have understood the fundamental components of MFCA framework, and its principal processes.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in environmental management accounting (EMA)
  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the fundamental components of a MFCA framework
  • Individuals committed to improve an organization’s efficiency and environmental performance 

Learning objectives

  • Understand the fundamental components of MFCA framework
  • Comprehend the principal processes of MFCA framework
  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques for the integration of MFCA framerwork

Educational Approach

  • Training sessions are illustrated with practical examples
  • Open discussions are at your disposal and recommended to take place at the end of each training day
  • Practice quizzes are conducted during the training sessions



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Material Flow Cost Accounting concepts

Day 2: Material Flow Cost Accounting framework based on ISO 14051 


The “PECB Certified Material Flow Cost Accounting Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the PECB Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:     

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and concepts of material flow cost accounting

Domain 2:  Material flow cost accounting process 

For more information about exam details, please visit Examination Rules and Policies


Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below. For more information about Material Flow Cost Accounting certifications and the PECB certification process, refer to the Certification Rules and Policies.

The requirements for “Foundation” certifications are:



General Information

  • Certification fees are included in the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months free of charge

Training Days
CPD Certification
Exam Duration hour
Retake Exam
Language : English
Type : Classroom
Certification Fees: N/A
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