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Sustainability Studies

You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

Those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in sustainability will learn about relevant topics, including the science and politics of climate change, development, poverty, and the social responsibility of larger corporations. Most programs are at least two years in length.

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Spring Program: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability

National Taiwan University College of Management
Campus Full time 3 weeks March 2018 Taiwan Taipei

National Taiwan University’s Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Spring Program is a three-week program taught in English offered by the College of Management and provides students with a unique and exciting opportunity to study and learn in Taiwan. [+]

[Innovation, entrepreneurship & Sustainability Spring Program]

Program Overview

National Taiwan University’s Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Spring Program is a three-week program taught in English offered by the College of Management and provides students with a unique and exciting opportunity to study and learn in Taiwan. Students will obtain business knowledge and explore Asian economic trends as well as experience the management practices in Greater China. The program aims to help students turn theory into practice, ambition into purpose, and potential into achievement.

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Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from an Asian Perspective (2 Credits)... [-]


Course in New Sustainable Fashion

Milano Fashion Institute
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Italy Milan

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices. [+]

New Sustainable Fashion Crafting innovative business models through sustainability Sustainability is reshaping the rules of the game of the fashion industry. Starting the long and complex journey of integrating ethics and aesthetics into the value chain, working on responsible innovation is nowadays not just desirable but necessary. Nowadays the companies need to make a “sustainable” business model also “contemporary”, answering the needs of the Millennials and the future generations. A careful use of technology could catalyze this shift. The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepreneurs to deal with the complexity of responsibility in the fashion industry by providing concrete tools and sharing inspiring business practices. Key facts Director of the course: prof. Francesca Romana Rinaldi Start of registration: 19 December, 2016 End of registration: 5 June, 2017 Lectures’ start: 7 July, 2017 Lecture’s end: 27 July, 2017 Duration:3 weeks, 15 days, from Monday till Friday, for a total of 80 lecture hours Frequency: 80% of overall classes is the minimum required to get the certificate Location: Milan, Campus Bovisa Politecnico Value of the course: 2.400€ A reduction of the economic value equal to the 20% for Students and Alumni MFI is provided, while seats last. The Course is completely in English. During the whole course an Italian - English bilingual Teaching Assistant is available for both Italian and foreign students. Course Description The short course “New Sustainable Fashion” aims at sharing with the... [-]

Nice - Business, Sustainability & Immigration Course

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 France Nice

Enjoy all that Côte d'Azur has to offer while studying topics that are relevant to the Mediterranean coast, such as Sustainability and Immigration, improving your language skills (no experience required), and learning about business with other international students. [+]

Best Courses in Sustainability Studies 2018. Overview Set upon the edge of the Mediterranean Sea on the glamorous French Riviera, Nice beckons with its mild climate and clear skies. Whether you’re strolling the narrow streets of Old Town or looking down from Colline du Chateau (Castle Hill) at the sweeping panorama of this breathtaking city, Nice will enchant you. Enjoy all that Côte d'Azur has to offer while studying topics that are relevant to the Mediterranean coast, such as Sustainability and Immigration, improving your language skills (no experience required), and learning about business with other international students. You will take your language and area studies courses at the IES Abroad Center and have the option of taking 6 credits of business at SKEMA, which is located in Sophia Antipolis and was named one of the best European business schools by the Financial Times. Nice and the French Riviera will be your classroom. Imagine yourself visiting the Chagall and Matisse museums, enjoying a tasting at a local winery or cheese shop, or visiting Monaco for the day. Whether you’re an advanced French language student or a beginner, this program offers full immersion into the culture of Nice through course-related excursions, cultural activities, and conversation clubs. We want you to feel at home in Nice, so we will do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the region. From housing to cultural events, our job is to make sure you have the most authentic study abroad experience possible. Quick... [-]

Freiburg - Environmental Studies & Sustainability

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters February 2018 Germany Freiburg

This English-taught program allows you to explore topics in Environmental Studies, Forest Ecology, and Sustainability while living in Freiburg, located near the beautiful Black Forest and Rhine River Valley. [+]

Overview The environmental movement took root in Freiburg long ago—and now it’s a way of life. Known for taking the lead in the development of eco-friendly technologies and architecture, Freiburg also attracts researchers and environmental organizations from around the world. Come study Freiburg’s many unique contributions to this important movement. This English-taught program allows you to explore topics in Environmental Studies, Forest Ecology, and Sustainability while living in Freiburg, located near the beautiful Black Forest and Rhine River Valley. Freiburg and the surrounding regions will be your classroom. Imagine traveling to the Rhine River to take samples and observe local ecology, or the forests of the Swiss Alps to further your discussions on forest management and tourism. Wherever possible, your courses take you outside the classroom to give you hands-on experience and to take advantage of all that your study abroad location has to offer. All courses except German language courses on the Environmental Studies Program are organized as three-week modules so you can focus on each topic you study, and so faculty can take you and your classmates on extended course- related excursions in and around Freiburg. Most courses are taught at IES Abroad by faculty affiliated with Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. Students may be able to take some modules in the Department of Forestry and Ecology Management at the University, depending on availability. Optional University modules and research assistantship opportunities are offered after the regular term, through February for the fall term, and through late July for the spring term.... [-]

Lean and the Work Environment Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 4 days Denmark Copenhagen

The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. [+]

Best Courses in Sustainability Studies 2018. The course will consist of a mix of lectures and discussions on the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in practical lean implementation or the participant’s research projects. Basic lean literature will be distributed to participants before the course. The participants will also be asked to prepare a brief introduction of their research project or lean implementation activities. The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS at Aalborg University. This course has also been accepted as a theoretical course (10 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities. Course objectives To understand the concept of sustainable production processes To understand the lean concept and the advantages and disadvantages of lean To understand how lean can be used in the development of sustainable production processes To able to relate lean and sustainable production processes to one's own research projects Target group Researchers and PhD-students working with lean, sustainable production, organizational development, operations management, innovation, human resource management, working environment Academic practitioners working with lean and the working environment The course can be approved as a Phd-course with 3,5 ETCS. Course outline Problem based learning. Mix of lectures and students discussion of the role of lean, the work environment and sustainable production processes in their research projects... [-]

Upper Carbon Footprint (madrid)

EOI Spain’s School of Industrial Organisation
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Madrid Sevilla Alicante Málaga + 2 more

More and more companies and public bodies at national and international suppliers require their carbon footprint information.The carbon footprint quantifies [+]

Course in Carbon Footprint (Madrid)

More and more companies and public bodies at national and international suppliers require their carbon footprint information. The carbon footprint quantifies the amount of emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) that are released into the atmosphere over the life cycle of a product, in the development of the activity of a company.

Through the calculation of the carbon footprint comprehensively identify the sources of GHG emissions associated with different products or activities. This will allow companies:

Identify and reduce your energy costs Efficiently manage the risks associated with carbon Differentiate your product or service and access markets that require carbon footprint information on certain products. ... [-]

Building Brand & Value Through Sustainable Business Practices

University of Washington Foster School of Business
Campus Part time 2 days May 2018 USA Seattle South Korea Seoul San Francisco + 3 more

You'll come away with a clear understanding of the key principles of retail sustainability as well as specific tools to begin developing a plan for your organization. [+]

co-sponsored by the Michael G. Foster School of Business's Retail Management Program and the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce.

Why are the world's largest retailers driving sustainability throughout their value chain? What can you learn about sustainability practices from major companies such as Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot, IKEA, Starbucks and REI? How can sustainable policies impact brand and business value? What are the financial and strategic benefits of embracing sustainability?

This intensive two-day seminar explores why and how many of the nation's most successful businesses are integrating sustainability into their operations and branding strategies. You will come away with a clear understanding of the key principles of sustainability as well as specific tools to begin developing a plan for your organization. If you already have sustainability policies, you can learn next steps and how to better measure their effectiveness on your business, community and the natural world.... [-]