Sustainability Learning Centre

SW101 - Sustainability - Step by Natural Step



A comprehensive course on sustainability divided into three distinct modules and an extensive resource section.

Course Code : SW101
Dates Offered : On Line Anytime
Duration : 3 to 4 hours
Start and End Time : On Line Anytime
Location : On Line
Learning Objectives : Participants who successfully complete the course will be able to meet the following learning objectives:

  • Outline the evidence for our current sustainability crisis, and describe this using a powerful metaphor.
  • Show, using examples, the strategic benefits enjoyed by organizations and communities who are proactive about sustainability.
  • Describe the process of backcasting, justify the key role of systems thinking, and outline the basic scientific principles that underlie the Natural Step Framework.
  • Define the four basic principles for sustainability (the four 'System Conditions'), describe the mechanisms that led to their definition, and use them to analyze actions from a sustainability perspective.
  • Outline an 'ABCD' process for strategic planning and decision-making toward sustainability.
  • Show how various tools and approaches for sustainable development relate to one another.

Trainer and Subject Matter Expert : Natural Step
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Who Should Attend : Anyone wanting an overview of the principles of sustainability. Based on the Natural Step Framework.
Course Price : $ 98 CDN
Sustainability Learning Centre - Continuing Education Units (contact hours) : This is not a Sustainability Learning Centre Course. Please contact the course provider directly.

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