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Sustainability Studies

A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

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)... [-]


Masterclass in Water Management

Business School Netherlands
Campus Full time 4 days September 2017 Netherlands Buren

This Masterclass offers a general introduction to the topic of water management. Furthermore, it focuses in-depth on the provision and management of portable drinking water, and water management in order to supply and sustain food crops. [+]

This Masterclass offers a general introduction to the topic of water management. Furthermore, it focuses in-depth on the provision and management of portable drinking water, and water management in order to supply and sustain food crops. The Masterclass in Water Management consists of 4 days covering the following topics: Develop a holistic view on water management and the water industry Safety plans, risk- and disaster management Water distribution and sanitation Irrigation and irrigation development Influence water demand, usage and conservation (sustainable environment) Location The meetings take place in our Business School in Buren (Gelderland, The Netherlands). Profile You hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; You currently are a manager, management trainee or hold a similar managerial position in an organisation dealing with water management; You hold at least two years of relevant postgraduate work experience; You have good command of the English language, enabling you to take part in English spoken courses; If you fail to meet any of the aforementioned criteria but feel you still should be considered for enrolment, please contact us. Under certain circumstances, exceptions can be made. [-]

Nice - Business, Sustainability & Immigration

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 Course Studies in Sustainability Studies 2017/2018. 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.... [-]

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.... [-]

Environmental Technician

Confederation College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Canada Thunder Bay

This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. [+]

Best Course Studies in Sustainability Studies 2017/2018. Environmental Technician This multi-faceted, two-year program, is delivered in the middle of northwestern Ontario’s beautiful Boreal Forest. It will train you to effectively manage natural and man-made environments, and how to communicate and work cooperatively with those from other sectors and disciplines. You will explore environmental issues, as well as learn hands-on tools for assessing, protecting and restoring ecosystems. The curriculum for this program was developed in consultation with representatives from industry and agencies, and is based on current practices, our own experience in the field, as well as anticipated needs and technological advances. The need for technically competent personnel is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. The knowledge and skills learned in this program will give you the expertise to compete for environmental career opportunities locally, provincially, nationally and globally. [-]

Making Social Responsibility Work: The Cornerstone of Sustainable Business

IESE Business School, University of Navarra - Executive Education Department: Short Focused Programs
Campus Part time 5 days July 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid USA New York Germany Munich + 5 more

Making Social Responsibility Work: The Cornerstone of Sustainable Business explores how SR can become a critical long-term lever for success. Participants learn how to embed SR at the core of their organizations... [+]

Making Social Responsibility Work: The Cornerstone of Sustainable Business

 

Social Responsibility (SR) has become a hot topic among managers around the world. Many leading companies have moved from viewing SR as a public relations tool or philanthropic cause to making it a core pillar of their strategic decision-making process, as well as a part of their day to day operations.

Making Social Responsibility Work: The Cornerstone of Sustainable Business explores how SR can become a critical long-term lever for success. Participants learn how to embed SR at the core of their organizations, starting with employees – a firm’s most important asset.

The program provides a strategic, hands-on approach to SR and allows participants to tailor frameworks to their own companies. They will formulate their own SR strategic project, taking into account the mission, values, strategy and long-term objectives of their organizations. A combination of lectures, cases and workshops, together with guest speakers, will help participants gain insights in the latest trends and tools in order to build competitive advantage and contribute to sustainable development by having SR in the core of their business.... [-]