About this Course
Excessive climate occasions, wars, famine and environmental destruction are only a few of the depraved issues confronted by humanity.
That’s why in 2015 the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Growth. This agenda contains 17 Sustainable Growth Objectives (SDGs) that focus on the massive challenges similar to how one can remove poverty, how one can shield the surroundings and how one can result in peace. Each member state dedicated to attaining these targets by 2030. What can companies do to counter local weather change and create a sustainable enterprise tradition? Why is that this related for enterprise anyway? Discover how enterprise can contribute to a greater future for folks AND the planet with out giving up earnings. This course has been developed by Rotterdam College of Administration at Erasmus College (RSM). It focuses on the position of companies in attaining the SDGs. You’ll acquire insights from leaders of worldwide corporations and lecturers in enterprise and administration who will information you thru the difficulty of how companies can contribute to the SDGs. The course acquired a ‘MOOC Award of Excellence’ by the Sustainable Growth Options Community and the SDG Academy in September 2019 (https://www.unsdsn.org/2019-sdsn-awards-of-excellence-winners-announced) After finishing this course you’ll: • know what the SDGs are, why they’re essential and the way every particular person will be an agent for optimistic change on the planet; • perceive the position of enterprise within the transition to sustainable growth to create a affluent future for all; • be capable to determine interconnectedness of the SDGs and the challenges behind fixing them; • understand how administration insights can contribute to the SDGs; • be capable to consider the effectiveness of present enterprise methods in contributing to the SDGs; • develop a optimistic, essential, conscious and brave perspective in the direction of the SDGs. The course consists of seven items, every specializing in a number of features of sustainable growth and taking one week to finish. You’ll examine by watching movies, studying literature and by participating in different actions similar to weekly challenges. Assignments will include quizzes, discussions along with your fellow college students, and challenges to implement in your every day life. Are you prepared to search out out how one can be an agent for optimistic change? Register now!
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Know what the SDGs are, why they’re essential and the way every particular person will be an agent for optimistic change on the planet
Develop a optimistic, essential, conscious and brave perspective in the direction of the SDGs
Be capable of determine interconnectedness of the SDGs and the challenges behind fixing them
Perceive the position of enterprise within the transition to sustainable growth to create a affluent future for all
Syllabus – What you’ll be taught from this course
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2 hours to finish
Week 1: Introduction to the Sustainable Growth Objectives
Welcome to this MOOC ‘Driving enterprise in the direction of the Sustainable Growth Objectives’. We’re excited that you’re becoming a member of us to discover how enterprise can contribute to a greater future for folks and planet, and how one can begin contributing right now. First, discover the course overview so you might have a greater understanding of the assets, supplies and assessments that lie forward. We hope you benefit from the course. Let’s get began!
2 hours to finish
Week 2: The Biosphere
This week focuses on the SDGs which can be most associated to our planet and the biosphere. We’ll discover what corporations can do to halt, reverse or mitigate local weather change, and shield life on land and under water.
2 hours to finish
Week 3: Society I
This week is the primary of two weeks devoted to these SDGs that relate to Society. We introduce societal challenges similar to starvation and poverty, and we take a look at new enterprise fashions for healthcare and the transition to sustainable power.
3 hours to finish
Week 4: Society II
This week is in regards to the remaining SDGs associated to society. We take a look at cities, training, and tackling inequality. We study sustainable metropolis transportation networks and the way social entrepreneurship can help training that promotes employment for everybody. We additionally discuss in regards to the interconnectedness of the SDGs.