Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.01
Liaison Connie Norton
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2014
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Simon Fraser University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.58 / 5.00 Helen Wussow
Dean, Lifelong Learning
Continuing Studies
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

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

Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility
SFU and City of Surrey Transportation Lecture Program
The Next Course: Creating the Future-Friendly Restaurant (Kitchen and Back-of-House)
The Next Course: Creating the Future-Friendly Restaurant (Design and Front-of-House)
Urban Transportation: Planning and Designing for Sustainability
Leading-Edge Solutions to House Everyone
Foundation in Sustainable Community Development
Applications in Sustainable Community Development
Sustainable Economics for the Real World
Making Change Happen: Building Commitment to Create Sustainability
Integrating Social Dimensions into Sustainability
Sustainable Community Development Studio
Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design
Buried in the Sands: Canada's Energy Policy
Oh, Canada Lecture Series (Lecture 6)—Canada's Energy Policy: Looney Toons in the Great North
Small Revolutions: Responding Creatively to Overconsumption and Environmental Damage
Studio I: Analytic Tools
Studio II: Synthesis of Urban Form
Theory and Practice
Designing Integrated Neighbourhoods
Public Realm
Implementation Methods
Financing Urban Growth: The Use of Development Cost Charges and Community Amenity Contributions

Sustainability-Focused Free Events offered by Continuing Education
-How to Increase Cycling and Walking: Lessons from Cities across the Globe
-The Minnesota Series: Original Thinking from the American Midwest (featuring Charles Marohn)
-The Same, Only Different: Australian planners compare Vancouver and Brisbane
-Warren Gill Lecture—Own Your City
-Sex, Neuroscience and Walkable Urbanism
-Retrofitting Suburbia Revisited
-Collaboration and Communication: Two Keys to Our Ocean's Future, presented by Dr. John --Nightingale, Vancouver Aquarium and Marine Science Centre
-Dialogue on Advancing Ecosystem-Based Management of low Trophic Level Fisheries in BC
-7 Billion and You Lecture Series: Ethics and the Seven Billion
-Fraser Sockeye Salmon: An Uncertain Future - Charting a Course of Action on Cohen -Commission Recommendations THINK TANK
-Fraser Sockeye: An Uncertain Future. Charting a Course of Action on Cohen Commission Recommendations
-7 Billion and You Lecture Series: The Economics of the Seven Billion
-7 Billion and You Lecture Series: Resources and the Seven Billion
-Bog Forest Program Researchers' Strategy Dialogue
-YOU and the Seven Billion
-No Free Lunch: A Look at Individual, Government, and Corporate Responsibilities for Sustainability

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:

Sustainable Community Development Certificate
This certificate program offers basic accreditation in sustainable community development and is for those who seek a holistic, active, practical credential either as part of an undergraduate degree or as a stand-alone certificate. General certificate regulations apply. Courses completed for this certificate may also apply toward major or minor program requirements or toward a bachelor’s degree under normal regulations. This program may also be completed by distance education.

Post Baccalaureate Diploma
This program is for those with an undergraduate degree or equivalent. The diploma is applicable to a wide range of occupational, professional and academic fields. By combining courses from several disciplines with a specially designed core of study and opportunities for guided practice, the program provides unique perspectives on sustainable community development.

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The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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