Sustainability (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    24 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $590 

Start Date

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Part Time: June 07, 2021 – July 29, 2021

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Overview

Students will learn about the urgently needed sustainability concepts including Human/ Social/ Environmental and Economical sustainability. Green Housing will also be covered in this course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Understand the impact of current global economic, social, and environmental issues
  • Integrate sustainability to any organization
  • Maintain human capital within organizations
  • Understand how to produce wealth without destroying resources
  • Reduce environmental footprint
  • Preserve natural biodiversity
  • Reduce and manage waste

Topics Covered

  • The Concept and theory
  • Sustainable development challenges and opportunities
  • Planning for sustainability
  • Design and Technology
  • Advantages of renewable energies
  • International Policies and regulations
  • Natural resources governance & management
  • Environmental footprint and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Biodiversity
  • Sustainable water resources
  • Green Building

Dates

Live Online

Part Time:

  • June 07, 2021 – July 29, 2021
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 8:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

  • No books required. Some popular readings will be suggested, and some will be provided and addressed to the audience on-line

Fees

The registration fee for this course is $590.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. For the online classes, students need to have a fully functional computer system with a webcam, speakers and microphone or headset and headphones, along with a reliable high-speed internet connection. Though the classes can be accessed using smartphones and tablets, we recommend using a laptop or desktop computer for a better learning experience.

This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, it was not reviewed.

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