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Beginner Level

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Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction: what is a green economy and why is it important?

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 65 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
What is a Green Economy4m
Little Actions and Big Challenges5m
Why Scandinavia5m
Cleaner and Greener production7m
Evolution of the concept of green economy9m
Interview: An Economist's Take on GtE4m
Interview: A Politician's Take on GtE6m
Interview: A Global Green Growth Perspective12m
"Meet the Parkers, Part I"3m
8 readings
Introduction10m
Timeline and Syllabus10m
Course Details10m
Grading10m
About us10m
Hangouts10m
Course Assignment: Greener Product, Greener Business, and Greener City10m
Readings week 110m
1 practice exercise
Introduction30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Individual choices

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Consumers and Eco-labeling6m
Myths of Consumption7m
Mind the Gap6m
Living Green in Practice7m
Interview: Green Economy in Sweden & Europe5m
Interview: Building a Green Online Community6m
"Meet the Parkers, Part II"4m
1 reading
Readings week 210m
1 practice exercise
Individual Choices30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Business strategies

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Greening Upstream7m
Greening Downstream8m
Green Processes6m
Green Business Strategies5m
Virtual Mobility and e-Materialisation8m
Eco-Design5m
Interview: Sustainability at IKEA5m
Interview: Green Strategy of a Restaurant5m
Interview: Transition Towards Renewable Energy5m
"Meet the Parkers, Part III"4m
1 reading
Readings week 310m
1 practice exercise
Business Strategies30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Sustainable cities

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Climate Governance and Urban Experiments7m
Urban Infrastructure and Planning6m
Visioning for Cities of the Future7m
Sustainable Neighbourhoods4m
Green Lifestyles and Cities9m
"Meet the Parkers, Part IV"4m
Municipal Waste Management10m
1 reading
Readings week 410m
1 practice exercise
Sustainable Cities30m

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