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Distance learning Courses in Sustainability Studies in United Kingdom 2021

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials. By definition, sustainability is a process that can be characterized by a certain socio-ecological ideal. In other words, sustainability is often linked to environmental goals of ensuring that resources are used in a costly… Read more

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

By definition, sustainability is a process that can be characterized by a certain socio-ecological ideal. In other words, sustainability is often linked to environmental goals of ensuring that resources are used in a costly and effective way as to minimize both waste and damage.

Distance learning Course in Sustainability Studies in United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom

Get an introduction to issues, agendas, and contexts relating to fashion and sustainability in a changing world.

Get an introduction to issues, agendas, and contexts relating to fashion and sustainability in a changing world. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Gain insights into the organisational risks and opportunities posed by climate change, and learn to lead a low carbon transition and rewire your business model for long-term v ... +

Gain insights into the organisational risks and opportunities posed by climate change, and learn to lead a low carbon transition and rewire your business model for long-term value and resilience. As public concern over sustainability challenges and ESG integration intensifies and climate-related organisational risks escalate, the ability to build more resilient business models that thrive in a low carbon economy has fast become a strategic imperative. The Business and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Emissions online short course from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) provides a comprehensive understanding of how to mitigate the business risks of climate change and oversee a low carbon transition for long-term resilience and overall value. Over eight weeks online, you’ll explore real-world examples of successful low carbon initiatives and discover how to utilise innovation to build a resilient, profitable business model for the future, stimulating a ‘triple bottom line’ of people, profit, and planet. On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with a practical low carbon transition action plan, and the ability to lead change within your organisation and beyond. -
Courses
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 
Oxford, United Kingdom

Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental ... +

Corporations are under increasing scrutiny for their contributions to society and the environment. Against this backdrop, a business strategy that considers its environmental impact is vital. There is an increased demand for corporate leaders with the ability to drive sustainability and shift the traditional methods of value creation towards the concept of the triple bottom line. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 

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Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular course allows students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop s ... +

The Sustainable Aquaculture modular course allows students to study individual modules from a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture. The credits for each module successfully completed may be transferred and contribute towards a postgraduate qualification (PG Cert, PGDip, MSc) at a later date. -
Courses
Full-time
9 - 12 weeks
English
06 Sep 2021
Online
 
London, United Kingdom

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee?

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee? -
Courses
Full-time
English
Online
 
UK Online, United Kingdom

The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment and the scientific processes that control and affect it.

The Environmental Studies specification enables students to gain an insight into the environment and the scientific processes that control and affect it. -
Courses
Part-time
700 hours
English
Online
 
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Develop an action plan to tackle social, economic, and environmental sustainability challenges within your organisation. As awareness of climate change, resource scarcity, pol ... +

Develop an action plan to tackle social, economic, and environmental sustainability challenges within your organisation. As awareness of climate change, resource scarcity, pollution, and social inequality rises, businesses and governments are being held increasingly responsible. There is a need to promote sustainable development and champion positive change. By taking this Business Sustainability Management online short course, you’ll gain the insights needed to become that change and set yourself up for success. Learn to develop and motivate an action plan for sustainable business practices and consider corporate sustainability in your organisation, guided by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), a globally influential institute developing leadership and solutions for a sustainable economy. By addressing the challenges of implementation in both public and private sectors, you’ll develop the skills to overcome them and seize the opportunities associated with creating a sustainable business. Adapt to growing global concerns and shifting landscapes and lead to positive change throughout your sphere of influence. -
Courses
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Explore the benefits of sustainable finance systems and develop a plan for creating a sustainable economy with long-term value returns. In today’s business landscape, it’s no ... +

Explore the benefits of sustainable finance systems and develop a plan for creating a sustainable economy with long-term value returns. In today’s business landscape, it’s no longer sufficient for organisations to simply acknowledge global sustainability challenges like climate change, resource depletion, and inequality – they’re expected to lead the way through them. The Sustainable Finance online short course from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) offers the tools and insights needed to develop financial strategies that create value for society and invest in a sustainable future. Over eight weeks, you’ll learn about the pressures, trends, and opportunities in the current financial system. You’ll also investigate the strategic business implications of social and environmental challenges, and discover how best to plan for the future through sustainable initiatives like impact investing, the integration of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, and positive screening. -
Courses
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Gain the knowledge, skills, and tools to create resilient, efficient, and sustainable supply chains. Supply chain management is evolving at a rapid pace. From the growth of di ... +

Gain the knowledge, skills, and tools to create resilient, efficient, and sustainable supply chains. Supply chain management is evolving at a rapid pace. From the growth of disruptive technologies to increasing social and environmental challenges, organisations are feeling the pressure to rethink operations, and harness the latest technology to create efficient, resilient, and sustainable supply chains. The University of Cambridge Sustainable Supply Chain Management online short course focuses on the technological and environmental aspects of supply chain management to future-proof supply chains. You’ll learn how to leverage industry changes and disruptions to optimise logistics and procurement management and build sustainable business processes. You’ll also gain an in-depth understanding of how supply chain processes impact the broader environment. Drawing on innovative business models, integrated supply chain analytics, KPI formulations, and the latest technology, this logistics-focused course will expose you to ongoing industry transformation. You’ll be equipped with the tools to implement meaningful change in your role and organisation. -
Courses
Full-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 

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