Academy

Online Courses

New Models of Business in Society

A number of new models of business can be built on this idea such as corporate responsibility, philanthropy, shared value and sustainability. Profits and stakeholder value go together, and this course explains how.

INSTITUTION

Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia

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Become a Sustainable Business Change Agent

This course is for anyone who would like to improve how their company or organization impacts the environment, people and communities. The course will introduce you to some of the key concepts and tools of sustainable business, then teach you how to be an effective change agent.

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University of Colorado

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Solving Complex Problems

From the very start of the specialization, your assignments will be geared toward tackling a complex issue of your choice which you face in your career path, industry, or field. Each phase of the course builds up to a briefing paper that analyzes, evaluates, and attempts to solve a highly complex problem.

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Macquarie University

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Futures Thinking

The course is for anyone who wants to spot opportunities for innovation and invention faster. Learners will investigate a future topic of their own choosing, such as the future of food, news, data, marketing, religion, learning, oceans, virtual reality, or AI, and create their own forecast and scenario to describe key risks and opportunities in that future.

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Institute for the Future

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Innovation through Circular Economy – Train-the-trainer

This blended course will provide training in the use of circularity thinking tools and methodologies to help you develop circular strategies as a facilitator for change.

INSTITUTION

EIT Climate-KIC

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Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions

Climate change is an urgent problem that affects everything from human health and food security to immigration patterns and water resources. This series of four short courses focuses on the multidimensional aspects of the climate change from technological innovation and ecosystem management to market mechanisms and behavior change.

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UC San Diego

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Systems Innovation

The course will introduce a new systems-based approach to enable change within complex organizations. It is a holistic approach that looks at the underlying dynamics and root causes of the issue, working with the innate evolutionary potential of complex adaptive systems to enable transformative change in their structure, behavior and functional capabilities.

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Systems Innovation eLearning for systems thinkers

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Creative Thinking: Techniques and Tools for Success

You can train your imagination to seize opportunities, break away from routine and habit, and tap into your natural creativity. This course will equip you with a ‘tool-box’, introducing you to a selection of behaviours and techniques that will augment your innate creativity, including types of brainstorming, morphological chart, TRIZ contradiction matrix and SCAMPER.

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Imperial College London

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University Degree

Global Sustainability Solutions

MSc

1 year full time

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

Design for Social Innovation and Sustainable Futures

MA

1 year 3 months full time

London College of Communication

United Kingdom

Inclusive Innovation

MPhil

1 year

University of Cape Town

South Africa

Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance

MSc

1 year full time

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

Creative Sustainability

Master

2 years

Aalto University

Finland

Innovation for Sustainability

Graduate Certificate

1 year-part time

Monash University Australia

Australia

Science, Business and Innovation (Energy & Sustainability track)

Master

2 years-full time

VU Amsterdam

Netherlands

Science and Innovation (Sustainable Business and Innovation track)

MSc

2 years-full time

Utrecht University

Netherlands

Sustainable Management and Eco Innovation

MSc

16 months-full-time

UniLaSalle Rennes

France

Sustainability Entrepreneurship and Innovation

MSc

2 years-full time

ESCP

Berlin – Paris

Social Design & Sustainable Innovation

M.A.

1 year-full time

SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Berlin

Innovation in Sustainable Food and Agriculture

MBA

1 year (full time)

Royal Agricultural University

United Kingdom

Events

TITLE

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Sustainability Science Days 2021: Destruction & Creativity
May 18-19
All day
Online
Sustainability Science Days 2021: Destruction & Creativity
May 18-19
All day
Online
Sustainability Science Days 2021: Destruction & Creativity
May 18-19
All day
Online
Sustainability Science Days 2021: Destruction & Creativity
May 18-19
All day
Online