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Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado System

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Climate and Carbon Footprinting

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lesson 2: Climate change in 4 Numbers11m
Lesson 3: Carbon Footprinting - GWPs and Scopes8m
Lesson 4: Carbon Footprinting Example - Paradise Slice Pizza10m
Christina Volpi - Denver Zoo Carbon Footprint13m
2 readings
Welcome to Class 3 (Start Here)10m
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Climate and Carbon Footprinting30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Context-Based Sustainability and Science-Based Targets

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lesson 2: Climate Policies - Cap-And-Trade9m
Lesson 3: Climate Policies - Carbon Tax8m
Lesson 4: Putting an Internal Price on Carbon9m
1 reading
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Context, Internal Carbon Pricing, and Climate Policies30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Water and Energy

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lesson 2: Water Disclosure8m
Lesson 3: Water Risk and Disclosure6m
Rich Donley - West Building Solar and Boilers9m
Ray Pierotti - Mr. LED! La Plata Electric Association Lighting Specialist16m
1 reading
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Water and Renewable Energy30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Workplace and Community Issues

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lesson 2: Employee Benefits6m
Liliana Tenney - Workplace Health and Sustainability13m
Beth Drum - Alpine Bank on Work-Life Balance12m
2 readings
Workplace Resources10m
Workplace Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Workplace and Community Quiz30m

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