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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Change and Change Agents

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 51 min)
5 videos
Lesson 2 - Stories of Change12m
Lesson 3 - What to look for in a first project11m
Lesson 4 - Starting as a Change Agent: Jarrett Smith Interview14m
Lesson 5 - What does a good change proposal look like?7m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 1 - Getting Started30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Finding a good first project

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 80 min)
7 videos
Lesson 2 - Good first Projects - Behavioral Nudges9m
Lesson 3 - Good First Projects: Recycling8m
Lesson 4 - Good first projects: Reporting6m
Lesson 5 - B-Corps: Goals Besides Profits An Interview with Kara Peck12m
Jarrett Smith - Starting your change agent career14m
Graham Russell - Recycling as a first project18m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 2 - Great First Change Opportunities30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Financial Analysis for the Business Case

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 2 - Present Value and Doing an NPV7m
Lesson 3 Net Present Value Practice Problem11m
Lesson 4: Computing Return on Investment and Payback10m
2 readings
Hydration Station Case10m
Excel Resources (Optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3 - Financial Analysis30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Starting to Make the Business Case for Sustainability

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 30 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Lesson 2 - Why Become a Sustainable Company? Part 25m
Lesson 3 - Market Failures Part 1 - Externalities7m
Lesson 4 - Market Failures Part 2 - Common Access Resources & Information10m
3 readings
Week 4 Introduction (Start Here)10m
Resources on - Why Companies Should Go Green and Market Failures10m
Additional Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 4 - Why become sustainable and market failures30m

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