Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Curt McNamara
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $1,230.00

In this foundational course students are introduced to hands-on and holistic approaches to sustainability. This course covers current sustainability frameworks, principles, and materials assessments, as well as the history and logic behind them, providing students with useful research tools to apply to the ever-changing demands of sustainable design, business, development, and policy-making. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

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January 19May 12OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Deann Garcia
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $410.00

In this class, which is an introduction to sustainability, students will learn about and discuss different definitions of sustainability. Students will learn various methods for measuring sustainability, and gain an understanding of the three main branches of the sustainability tree: ecological, economic and social sustainability.

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January 19February 21OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Anita Nowak
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $1,230.00

Economic, environmental, and ethical crises present leaders with new and complex challenges. Effective, resilient, and agile leaders employ a diversity of skills, experience, and resources to respond to humanity's greatest challenges with creative, innovative, and humane solutions. Students build their capacities to become creative leaders and to work constructively as part of dynamic and collaborative teams through the integration of an ecological perspective for their work, organizations, communities, and the planet. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

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January 19May 12OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Denise DeLuca
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $50.00

Nature offers boundless inspiration for sustainable design, but how do we access the wealth of biological information available and apply it effectively to design? This course provides an introduction to biomimicry, a discipline that emulates nature's best ideas and blueprints in order to solve human design challenges sustainably. Each week is composed of three lessons that follows these main themes: Biomimicry Basics, Observing Nature, and Biomimic’s Design Studio. A typical lesson includes an introduction to the topic, readings, and an (ungraded) assignment.

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February 22April 4OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Deann Garcia
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $410.00

In this 5-week course, students will dive headfirst into the specifics of designing with environmental, social and ecological well-being in mind. Topics that will be explored include frameworks and tools practitioners currently use to implement sustainability. Key lessons will touch on design for use, dematerialization, localization, transmaterialization, dematerialization, design for reuse, design for disassembly, design for effectiveness, and design for systems.

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February 22April 4OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Holly Robbins
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $225.00

The demand for skilled sustainability practitioners has grown exponentially in the past three decades. As businesses, nonprofits, and governments worldwide have adopted sustainability-focused practices, the need for professionals with the expertise to guide them has never been greater. To build sustainability professionals' credibility in the eyes of clients, colleagues, employers, and the public, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) developed standards of practice for sustainability professionals.

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April 5May 12OnlineOnline

Sustainable Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Deann Garcia
Term: Spring 2021
Price: $410.00

This final 5-week course of the Fundamentals of Sustainable design series will dive deep into politics and governance in relation to sustainable change. Students will learn about and discuss organizational change as it relates to sustainability; how to effectively communicate regarding sustainability issues; explore ideas that reach beyond sustainability to thrivability; and finish things off by learning about various methods of engaging and implementing change. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

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April 5May 12OnlineOnline