Stand-alone Courses

Stand-alone Courses in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability

AUTUMN SEMESTER 2020

Campus Courses

Cancelled – Introduction to Strategic Sustainable Development, 7,5 credits

The purpose of the course is for the student to develop knowledge about and understanding of society’s sustainability challenges and the basic reasons for these. The course also aims for the student to develop knowledge about and understanding of a structuring and coordinating methodology for strategic sustainable development, including its scientific foundations. In addition, the purpose of the course is for the student to develop skills in applying the methodology and in utilizing it in relation to commonly cited concepts, methods and tools of relevance to Strategic Sustainable Development.

Distance Courses

Foundations for Strategic Sustainable Development, 7,5 credits

The purpose of the course is for the student

  • to develop knowledge about and understanding of society’s sustainability challenges and the basic reasons for these.
  • to develop knowledge about and understanding of a structuring and coordinating methodology for strategic sustainable development, including its scientific foundations.
  • to develop skills in applying the methodology and in utilizing it in relation to commonly cited concepts, methods and tools of relevance to Strategic Sustainable Development.

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Sustainable Energy Systems, 7,5 credits

The course aims to develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of current energy systems, their sustainability consequences, and how they can be transformed strategically to sustainability.

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2021

Distance Courses

Advanced Leadership for Sustainability, 15 credits

The purpose of the course is to provide graduates from the Master’s program in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (or equivalent) opportunity to develop deepened knowledge about and understanding of theories and approaches for leadership in complexity, specifically related to transformative change for sustainability, and opportunity to develop advanced skills required to work effectively in this realm.

 

Behavior Change for Sustainability – with Introduction to Strategic Sustainable Development, 6 credits

The purpose of educating students in behaviour change for sustainability is to provide organisations and communities with knowledge and skills that are useful for promoting sustainable development. Transitioning towards sustainability is a complex challenge and considerations on human behaviour are important for succeeding with the transition. The knowledge and skills are applicable in many contexts, for example, in commercial or public sector sustainability work, in grass-roots action or in other work seeking to contribute to sustainable development.

 

Behavior Change for Sustainability – with Introduction to Strategic Sustainable Development, 7,5 credits

The purpose of educating students in behaviour change for sustainability is to provide organisations and communities with knowledge and skills that are useful for promoting sustainable development. Transitioning towards sustainability is a complex challenge and considerations on human behaviour are important for succeeding with the transition. The knowledge and skills are applicable in many contexts, for example, in commercial or public sector sustainability work, in grass-roots action or in other work seeking to contribute to sustainable development.

 

Behaviour Change for Sustainability, 6 credits

The purpose of educating students in behaviour change for sustainability is to provide organisations and communities with knowledge and skills that are useful for promoting sustainable development. Transitioning towards sustainability is a complex challenge and considerations on human behaviour are important for succeeding with the transition. The knowledge and skills are applicable in many contexts, for example, in commercial or public sector sustainability work, in grass-roots action or in other work seeking to contribute to sustainable development.

 

Foundations for Strategic Sustainable Development, 7,5 credits

The purpose of the course is for the student

  • to develop knowledge about and understanding of society’s sustainability challenges and the basic reasons for these.
  • to develop knowledge about and understanding of a structuring and coordinating methodology for strategic sustainable development, including its scientific foundations.
  • to develop skills in applying the methodology and in utilizing it in relation to commonly cited concepts, methods and tools of relevance to Strategic Sustainable Development.

 

Social Sustainability in Product- and Service Development, 7,5 credits

The purpose of the course is to provide current and future product- and service developers with knowledge and skills that are useful for promoting social sustainability. Product- and service development has a key role for society’s transition towards sustainability and the social dimension of sustainability is currently under-developed in this context. Improved knowledge and skills in how to systematically and strategically integrate also social sustainability aspects in product- and service development make more optimized, whole-systems solutions possible.

 

Sustainable Transport Systems, 7,5 credits

The course aims to develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of current transport systems, their sustainability consequences, and how they can be transformed strategically to sustainability.