Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.26
Liaison Stephanie MacPhee
Submission Date Dec. 9, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.20 / 5.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

CGEO 131 - Energy, Earth and Ecosystems
CECN 502 - Economics of Energy and Natural Resources
CECN 510 - Environmental Economics
CECN 511 - Economy and Environment
CGEO 110 - The Physical Environment
CGEO 702 - Technology and the Contemporary Environment
CGEO 703 - Perspectives on Environmental Management
CODG 126 - Digital Geography Applications in Environmental Management
CPHL 500 - Philosophy of the Natural Environment
CPHL 525 - Environmental Ethics
CPSY 518 - Environmental Psychology
CEUS 102 - Environment and Sustainability
"Sustainability Focus: Foundational course with a primary and explicit focus on sustainability
CCRM 402 - Criminal Justice and Social Inequality
CPHL 306 - Freedom, Equality, Limits of Authority
CSOC 203 - Social Class and Inequality
CPPA 125 - Rights, Equity and the State
CGEO 108 - Geography of the Global Village
CGEO 206 - Regions, Nations and the Global Community
CPOG 424 - Human Rights and Global Politics
CPOL 607 - Politics of Technology and Globalization
CECN 502 - Economics of Energy and Natural Resources
CEUS 650 - Waste and Waste Management
CHST 788 - Water Use in History
CENG 203 - The Literature of Indigenous Peoples
CENG 621 - Women's Texts, Global Contexts
CMUS 105 - Voices Without Borders: Global Chorus
CSOC 108 - Indigenous Peoples and Decolonization
CSOC 525 - Media and Images of Inequality
CSOC 605 - Families: Difference and Diversity
CSOC 706 - Globalized Labour and Consumption
CMHR 600 - Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
CGMS 690 - The North American Business Environment
CGMS 691 - The Asian Business Environment
CDID 504 - Lighting Energy Management
CDFM 113 - Sustainability in Facilities
CCLD 447 - Equity Issues in Ontario ECE
CFNY 408 - Urban Food Security
CFNY 409 - Gender and Food Security
CFNY 510 - Indigenous Food Systems in Canada
CVFN 410 - Understanding Urban Agriculture
CVFN 411 - Dimensions of Urban Agriculture
CVFN 412 - Urban Agriculture Types
CVFN 413 - Urban Agriculture Policy-Making
CCLD 448 - Childhood in a Global Context
CCLD 450 - Indigenous Early Learning
CCYC 905 - An Indigenous Perspective on CYC
CSWP 933 - Indigenous Health and Well Being
CINT 922 - Intro to Aboriginal Worldviews
CINT 923 - Canada's Story: An Aboriginal Perspective
CMWF 108 - Aboriginal Childbearing
CVSW 932 - Aboriginal Knowledges in Practice
CKAM 170 - Sustainable Building Design
CTEC 269 - Trends in Energy Conservation
CKLA 400 - Ecology and Sustainable Landscapes
CKEI 140 - Current Topics in Energy Management and Innovation
CTEC 241 - Energy Innovation
CTEC 269 - Trends in Energy Conservation
CTEC 282 - Public Policy in Energy
CKAR 600 - Architecture Preservation and Conservation Workshop
CKAR 601 - Building Science for Architectural Preservation and Conservation
CKAR 610 - Architectural Preservation and Conservation Techniques
CKES 120 - Environmental and Atmospheric Processes
CKES 160 - Waste Management
CKES 170 - Water Treatment
CKES 190 - Renewable Energy and Green Technology
CKES 190 - Renewable Energy and Green Technology
CKES 210 - Applied Environmental Analysis
CKES 220 - Environmental Law and Practice
CKSS 100 - Fundamentals in Sustainability I
CKSS 101 - Fundamentals in Sustainability II
CKSS 102 - Designing a Sust-Enterprise
CKSS 105 - Sustainability Research and Primer
CKSS 201 - Sustainability Topics and Trends
CKSS 210 - Lean Six Sigma Contin Improvement
CKSS 211 - Lean Six Sigma Sust Bus Enterprise
CKSS 212 - Lean Six Sigma Quality Assurance
CKSS 999 - Sustainability Management Fast Track

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:

The Sustainability Management and Enterprise Process Excellence Certificate offered by Ryerson’s Chang School for Continuing Education allows participants to become leaders to enhance sustainability best practices at their organization. As well as, respond to new opportunities in sustainable development and maximize their impact by deploying and executing sustainability principles and using Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement tools and techniques.

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