Free Online Course on Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals

University of Bath

The University of Bath is offering free online course on Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals. This free online course will cover the basic definitions and history of sustainable development and sustainability in business – from a niche interest to the present day.

In this course, applicants will find out how to integrate a sustainable development strategy into your company with this free online course. This course will start on October 23, 2017.

Course At Glance

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 3 hours/week
Subject: Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals
Institution: University of Bath and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on October 23, 2017

Providers’ Details

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities both in terms of research and our reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and graduate prospects.

About This Course

The course will help you assess each topic in relation to your own business experiences, whatever sector interests you and wherever in the world you’re based. We’ll explore how you can use your personal interests to influence sustainable development in your company.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

  • Explain where the concept of sustainability comes from and describe how humans are at the centre of sustainable development issues
  • Explain how individual attitudes influence drivers, the way policy motivates behaviour and be able to recognize key drivers in business for putting sustainability on the agenda
  • Describe stakeholder engagement strategies and identify appropriate strategies for managing sustainability
  • Describe patterns and scale of technology and business innovation
  • Identify key standards, define metrics and indicators and apply a range of environmental assessment tools
  • Explore how, as an individual, you can influence organizations and society

Requirements

No previous subject knowledge is required. You will be asked to get involved throughout the course, giving you the opportunity to think deeply about the topics covered and relate the teaching to your own experiences.

Instructors

Dr Emma Emanuelsson

Emma Emanuelsson is a Lead Tutor of the ‘Make an Impact- Sustainability for professionals’ course.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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