Sustainability (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online


  • Duration:

    24 hours

  • Registration Fee:


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Part-Time: Coming again in 2023

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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

Admission Requirements



Subject to change without notice

Hassan Syed

Hassan Syed is a law graduate from England and Wales. He holds an LLM in International law and a doctorate in Finance and Economics. He is also a professional civil engineer. Hassan is currently completing his second doctoral degree in Italy. He has published extensively on the topics of sustainability, environmentalism, law, history, sociology, economics, and finance. Three of his publications are now chapters in IGI Global books. He is an active researcher and international presenter at annual international conferences on environmentalism, law, and economics. He serves as a scientific committee member for three international conferences on economics and finance. Hassan is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association, American Economic Association, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.


Live Online

  • Coming again in 2023
    • Students must devote at least 3 hours per week to attend live webinars
    • Webinars will be held on Thursdays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm PST
    • Outside of live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities

Required Materials

  • Environmental Science and Sustainability. Daniel J. Sherman and David R. Montgomery. W.W. Norton & Company. 2019. ISBN 9780393422184, 0393422186


The registration fee for this course is $590.

Technical Requirements

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced 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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