Courses in Sustainable Economic Studies

Courses can provide students with the building blocks of knowledge needed to pursue the careers of their dreams. Courses may last for just a few months or may take as long as several years to complete. It is not uncommon to be awarded with a professional certification at the end of a course. What is a course in sustainable economic studies? This educational option can teach students the benefits o… Read more

Courses can provide students with the building blocks of knowledge needed to pursue the careers of their dreams. Courses may last for just a few months or may take as long as several years to complete. It is not uncommon to be awarded with a professional certification at the end of a course.

What is a course in sustainable economic studies? This educational option can teach students the benefits of sustainable practices and how to design sustainable plans of action for organizations and even countries. During the course, students may learn what practices best prevent harm to the environment across various industries such as energy, manufacturing, mining, agriculture and even tourism. A course can also teach students how to undo the damage of harmful activities, such as restoring mined land to its natural state and cleaning up oil spills.

Skill sets acquired in a sustainable economic studies course may include managing food supply chains, developing safe and effective treatments for wastewater and improving recycling methods. As a result, students can learn how to make better decisions in their personal lives to reduce the negative impact of human activities on the environment.

Costs related to a course in sustainable economic studies vary across institutions. Because of this, it is important to reach out to the institutions that interest you to get accurate information so you can plan accordingly.

A course in sustainable economic studies can prepare graduates for work as environmental scientists, sustainability engineers, business analysts, inspectors and advisors. These professionals often work for “green” organizations such as conservation agencies, zoos, governments or even food and tech companies. Keep in mind that there is likely to be an increasing demand for professionals in sustainable economics due to worldwide attention now given to pollution, climate change and conservation efforts.

Luckily, there are many opportunities available for completing a course in sustainable economic studies inside a classroom and even remotely online. 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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HAC Leadership & Management
Madrid, Spain

The University Expert in Circular Economy Management consists of 22 ECTS credits. The duration of the training is seven months.

The University Expert in Circular Economy Management consists of 22 ECTS credits. The duration of the training is seven months. -
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Part-time
7 months
Spanish
Oct 2020
Online
 
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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Part-time
3 weeks
English
30 Apr 2020
21 Apr 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches.

Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches. -
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Part-time
7 weeks
English
Online
 
IES Abroad
Freiburg, Germany

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 architectur ... +

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. -
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28 Feb 2020
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School of Sustainability
Bologna, Italy

The goal of the Foundation Course “Design for Circular Economy” is to understand the principles, strategies and analytic techniques of circular design applied to products and ... +

The goal of the Foundation Course “Design for Circular Economy” is to understand the principles, strategies and analytic techniques of circular design applied to products and systems addressing the needs of the individuals and the communities. A key objective is to embed evidence-based circular design thinking within the design process. Students have the opportunity to apply this approach to the critical evaluation of case study projects and of their own proposals. -
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Full-time
5 weeks
English
Oct 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
University of Washington Foster School of Business
Seattle, USA +2 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.

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. -
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Part-time
2 days
Campus
 
Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

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This online programme will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale. It will present the case for how renewable energies represent both an environmental necessity and an economic opportunity. -
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Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 
European Summer School
Prague, Czech Republic

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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10 days
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School of Sustainability
Bologna, Italy

The objective is to train designers capable of delivering sustainable solutions with the broadest positive impact on the environment, the society and the economy, in a variety ... +

The objective is to train designers capable of delivering sustainable solutions with the broadest positive impact on the environment, the society and the economy, in a variety of fields and at different scales, and to allow companies and professionals to work together to the definition of a new set of goals that facilitate the transition of design to a new ethical dimension where the challenges related to the effects of a growing world population on the ecosphere, are tackled in a systemic way. To achieve these ambitious goals, the promotion and development of innovative materials, processes, and products that can foster a Circular Economy will be pivotal. -
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Full-time
5 months
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Oct 2020
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Gaia Education
Forres, United Kingdom +3 More

Never has there been a better time and a more urgent need to create a more resilient and participatory future by turning our attention to alternative economic paradigms. If yo ... +

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Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Online