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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Challenges, Complexities and Inter-relationship;
Corporate Sustainable Strategy;
Sustainable Balanced Scorecard;
Policies on Sustainable Balanced Scorecard;
Trade as an Engine of Growth;
Sustainable Development: Striking a Balance between Sustainability and Economic Growth;
Sustainable Trade and Sustainable Trade Opportunities;
Sustainable Production and Consumption: Fundamentals and Trends;
Sustainable infrastructure, Sustainable Tourism and Sustainable Waste Management;
Professionals in the field of sustainability, NGOs, University students.
Background/pre-requisite: This course does not require any prior exposure to sustainable development or business.
Desirable: Awareness of environmental issues and implications for trade, consumption and production.
Expected time investment: There are 4 units in this MOOC, with several topics under each unit. A learner is encouraged to complete a unit per week. The total duration of the module is four (4) weeks.
Mentoring: A tutor /facilitator will be providing support to students.
Outcomes of this Course
On completion of this course, a learner should be able to:
Analyse the interrelationships between the SDGs.
Discuss the complexities and challenges of achieving the SDGs.
Explain the issues relating to the development of a sustainable corporate strategy.
Identify the four different perspectives pertaining to the traditional Balanced Scorecard.
Discuss the issues which are integrated in the sustainable balanced scored.
Define a sustainable business model.
Explain the concepts of economic growth, sustainable development and sustainable trade.
Discuss about the case for sustainable trade and its drivers.
Identify opportunities related to sustainable trade in different sectors such as agriculture and tourism.
Apply the concepts of sustainable production and consumption.
Apply sustainability to different business areas including infrastructure, waste management and tourism.
Explain the concept of industrial symbiosis.
Issued by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University of Mauritius
of Universities (IAU)
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