Sustainability (Live Online)

  • Formats:

    Live Online

  • Duration:

    24 hours

  • Registration Fee:

    $590 

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Start Date

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Part Time: April 28, 2022 – July 07, 2022

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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:

  • April 28, 2022 – July 07, 2022
    • 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

  • 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 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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