Program Code: GVOL0760U
1 June 2020
27 May 2020
GVI Program Abroad
We all need access to clean water, nutritious food, and access to reliable power and transportation systems. But these resources need to be effectively managed to ensure that there is enough for everyone and that damage to the environment is minimised or, ideally, eliminated.
Complete our Introduction to Environmental Sustainability course online, which is offered in partnership with the University of Richmond and UNC Charlotte, to learn about how to sustainably manage the operations of public or private organisations in a wide range of fields including, apparel, agriculture, energy, tourism, transport and food production. Afterwards, you’ll have insight into the fundamentals of environmental sustainability and will be able to more thoughtfully pursue a career in sustainability management.
Skills you’ll acquire
After completing this course you’ll be able to:
- discuss factors impacting the success of sustainability projects
- manage and evaluate a sustainability project
- understand how sustainability concerns, governmental objectives and strategic business goals have come to be seen as interlinked
- understand key concepts, terminology and tools used to analyse a supply chain.
Is this course for you?
If you are passionate about sustainability and creating a balance between natural resources and organisational success, then this course is for you. This is the perfect course for those looking to explore taking up sustainability as a career, but those who would simply like to learn more about sustainability will also benefit. Everyone from high school, college and graduate students to mid-career professionals and retired seniors can join.