Sustainability: Principles and Tools
About the program
This program is developed in partnership with the KAUST Academy for working professionals that want to broaden their knowledge in sustainability.
Participants will have the opportunity to exercise creative and critical thinking skills, expand technical knowledge and historical understanding of the global sustainability movement, and apply the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their careers. The course will adopt a multiscale and interdisciplinary approach to sustainability through meaningful connections between environmental, social, and economic aspects of sustainable development while providing competencies that will inspire learners to continue their professional development as responsible citizens and forward-thinking leaders in the pursuit of sustainability within society.
- Understand sustainable development models and principles and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Critically evaluate the complex drivers and consequences of global sustainability challenges
- Identify relevant assessment tools and methodologies to evaluate or generate sustainability projects and policies
- Apply a multidisciplinary systems approach to sustainability by incorporating environmental, social, and economic dimensions in project management
- Apply critical and creative thinking skills for the development of theory to practice
- Communicate science-based sustainability solutions to the public and to industrial, governmental, and institutional stakeholders
- Acquire advanced transversal competencies in problem-solving, entrepreneurialism, innovation, and a life-long learning disposition
Who should attend?
- Professionals at all levels who are looking to get more knowledge in sustainability to have an impact in a sustainability related role.
- Fluent in written and spoken English.
- Availability to attend the full program.
- To register for the program, please fill in and submit the registration application form.
- All applications will be reviewed and accepted applicants will be sent an acceptance email to enroll into the program.
- Accepted applicants must complete the enrollment process as explained in the acceptance email.
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