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Students wanting to change their education focus may choose to take some courses to get back on track. A course is also beneficial to those who are currently working and want to expand their skills to improve their future career outlook. What are courses in sustainability studies? These are designed for students who care about the environment and want to be involved in sustainability management so… Read more

Students wanting to change their education focus may choose to take some courses to get back on track. A course is also beneficial to those who are currently working and want to expand their skills to improve their future career outlook.

What are courses in sustainability studies? These are designed for students who care about the environment and want to be involved in sustainability management solutions. Each program will vary in its course offerings and focus, and some will have a more general approach while others explore specific subjects. Examples of topics include energy management in buildings, energy intensity of food production, new transportation technologies, renewable energy systems, and energy security. Focused subject areas may be sustainable supply chain management, greenhouse emissions, environmental economics, and environmental toxicology.

Students develop a number of beneficial skills by taking these courses. Some examples of abilities that may lead to enhanced career options include problem solving, critical thinking, and effective oral and written communication skills.

Students who avoid getting a higher education because they think it will cost too much may think differently when looking at courses. Many of them are short in duration, which makes them more affordable, and they can typically be taken part-time or online so one can still earn a living while going to school.

Careers in the sustainability field can be found in the humanities, social sciences, and biological sciences. The actual career paths can differ greatly, but in some ways the jobs promote social responsibility, environmental protection, and profitability. Specific titles may include civil engineer, industrial production manager, atmospheric and space scientist, chief sustainability executive, data entry technician, outreach coordinator, environmental policy director, natural resource manager, and international development researcher.

Explore here for online, local, and international sustainability courses. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, XAMK
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Climate change is a top discussion topic, but easily influenced by myths and misconceptions. This Micro Course introduces current science to help you understand the basics beh ... +

Climate change is a top discussion topic, but easily influenced by myths and misconceptions. This Micro Course introduces current science to help you understand the basics behind the phenomenon, current trends and actions that we all can take to be climate heros. -
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King Stage
London, United Kingdom +1 More

This programme is designed for students around the world with a focus on international business and sustainability. It includes interactive lectures, class exercises and tutor ... +

This programme is designed for students around the world with a focus on international business and sustainability. It includes interactive lectures, class exercises and tutoring sessions corresponding to case studies that participants address in groups and defend at the end of the course. -
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Harvard Business School Online
Cambridge, USA

Climate change. Income inequality. Social injustice. These are just three of the big problems of our time. In Sustainable Business Strategy, you will learn how businesses can ... +

Climate change. Income inequality. Social injustice. These are just three of the big problems of our time. In Sustainable Business Strategy, you will learn how businesses can thrive and grow while simultaneously playing a major role in solving some of these big problems. You will also learn how you as an individual can make a difference. -
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Milano Fashion Institute
Milan, Italy

The short course “New Sustainable Fashion”, supported by Vogue Talents is aiming at preparing graduate and graduating students, young managers, professionals and young entrepr ... +

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. -
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CMI Business School
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Title of Expert in Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability from CMI Business School , the first business school specialized in CSR, where the integrity of people takes center stage to learn processes and techniques from a new perspective of collaboration and thus obtain the best results. -
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Ecole Superieure Du Bois
Nantes, France

This semester will provide students from around the world, with a diverse and multidisciplinary approach to wood science and sustainable management. It will enable participant ... +

This semester will provide students from around the world, with a diverse and multidisciplinary approach to wood science and sustainable management. It will enable participants to contribute to a more sustainable world through the use of engineering tools. The course is delivered entirely in English. -
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Institute of Advanced Design Studies
Budapest, Hungary

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course offers a one-year highly immersive, co-creative transdisciplinary program to postgraduate students from all backgrounds. ... +

The Advanced Design for Sustainability (ades4s) course offers a one-year highly immersive, co-creative transdisciplinary program to postgraduate students from all backgrounds. In this course, we guide our students towards becoming Thought Leaders in Sustainability whose job will be to influence the actions taken in traditional practices of design, architecture, technology, engineering, or in other fields where material outputs are produced. -
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Grace Education
Paris, France

Are you preparing for The Leed Green Associate Examinationor Property Management Certification? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weakness ... +

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School of Sustainability
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An SOS-certified course for those who want to acquire the necessary practical skills to becoming Circular Economy consultants in the fields of design, architecture, and engine ... +

An SOS-certified course for those who want to acquire the necessary practical skills to becoming Circular Economy consultants in the fields of design, architecture, and engineering. -
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Acudemy
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European Summer School
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In this course, you will learn what it takes to become an effective leader of a team or a company. You will find out how to effectively communicate and motivate your teammates ... +

In this course, you will learn what it takes to become an effective leader of a team or a company. You will find out how to effectively communicate and motivate your teammates, how to manage the projects and make others committed. -
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IES Abroad
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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. -
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University of St Andrews
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The Sustainable Aquaculture modular courses allow students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, and postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture. -
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edX
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Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
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Become a leader for sustainable value creation in your organisation. Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against ... +

Become a leader for sustainable value creation in your organisation. Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental impact is vital. There is an increased demand for corporate leaders with the ability to drive sustainability and shift the traditional methods of value creation towards the concept of the triple bottom line. -
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