Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.59
Liaison Bambi Ingram
Submission Date July 29, 2016
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University of Alabama at Birmingham
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.57 / 5.00 Julie Price
Sustainability Coordinator
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

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Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

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ADA520C - ADA520C: Current Issues and Developments in the Disability Rights Movement
This course presents the most relevant and current issues around accessibility as topics for exploration and discussion. Through the use of case law, complaints, and real-life scenarios, the focus of the course will be how to prevent discrimination, avoid mistakes and better serve individuals with disabilities. Weekly online discussions will allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors. One mandatory virtual live classroom will occur on a weeknight during the four weeks. If unable to attend, an alternate project will be assigned.

SYSE502 - Electrical Safety Management Assessment & Sustainable Performance
This course will explore elements of ANSI Z10 that establish the basis for critical assessments and assurance of sustainable continual improvement.

SYSS262C - SYSS262C.2: Continuous Improvement
The criticality of developing a culture of continuous improvement is explored. Components of such a culture include attention to maintainability, reliability and life cycle management. Assessments include internal audits, self-evaluations and site inspections. The role of volunteerism and special government employees are discussed, particularly within the context of OSHA's VPP Program and the VPPPA.

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

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