Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Global Environmental Management
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Global Environmental Management

Taught in English

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Henrik Bregnhøj
Steffen Foss Hansen

Instructors: Henrik Bregnhøj


(1,985 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

In the first week we will set the stage for the next weeks. This week presents some of the global trends that influence our environment and the living conditions. We will in particular look at Sustainable development, demography, various aspects of urbanization, climate change and how to react to it.

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7 videos1 quiz1 peer review

This week we look into different management systems and approaches that are used around the world. Management styles and systems are implemented depending on various factors like culture, history and physical layout of the country. We will see it from general introductions and look at three case presentations.

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9 videos1 quiz

This week we look in how the various utilities manage the environment. We will e.g. look at how the general water supply, waste water systems and solid waste are managed and how other pollution sources are regulated.

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8 videos1 quiz1 peer review

In week 4 we look at some of the current environmental technologies that are particularly effective in carrying out their purpose and in an environmental friendly way. We look at how we choose among different technologies and study storm water technologies, urban water supply and solid waste handling. And we have a particular focus on Greenland.

What's included

10 videos1 quiz

In the last week we look at the environmental technologies that are not part of the regular urban water systems. We will in particular focus on technologies for sustainable soil management, groundwater search and protection methods, Nature-based solutions for wastewater treatment and integrated Water resources management.

What's included

5 videos1 quiz1 peer review


Instructor ratings
4.6 (586 ratings)
Henrik Bregnhøj
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
1 Course66,703 learners
Steffen Foss Hansen
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
2 Courses81,872 learners

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