Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.42
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Oct. 6, 2014
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Western University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.28 / 5.00 Stefanie De Adder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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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:

Introduction to Sustainability Management: This introductory course provides a practical understanding of sustainability. Students learn how sustainability concepts and practices are applied in real-world situations and how organizations can shift to become more sustainable. You will examine the challenges and opportunities faced by managers when implementing and managing sustainability initiatives.

Green Ink: How to Write About the Environment: This course helps students take their interest in the environment and hone their non-fiction writing skills. Writing about environmental issues requires reliable sources of information – not green wash. Students try a variety of writing assignments from blog entries to web copy to articles. The objective is to take a subject they are passionate about and get the tools they need to get published.

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:

Year the certificate program was created:

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

The two courses that are available at Western Continuing Studies include "Green Ink: How to Write About the Environment", and "Introduction to Sustainability Management".

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