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Learner Career Outcomes

33%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 70 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Introduction3m
What is the 2030 Development Agenda?7m
From MDGs to SDGs8m
Who decided on the SDGs?6m
Behind-the-Scenes Negotiations7m
What are the 17 SDGs?9m
Key Characteristics of the SDGs9m
How to remember the SDGs: The 5 Ps9m
Summary1m
6 readings
Lesson Overview2m
Guest Lecturer5m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Recommended Reading Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

People

2 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 74 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
13 videos
What is Poverty? Part I6m
What is Poverty? Part II5m
Is Poverty Increasing or Decreasing?4m
Extreme Poverty2m
Interconnected Nature of Poverty6m
Call to Action: Eradicating Extreme Poverty3m
Poverty & Education Part I5m
Poverty & Education Part II7m
Poverty & Gender Equality8m
Case Study: Reforming Health Care in Bahrain Part I7m
Case Study: Reforming Health Care in Bahrain Part II9m
Summary3m
8 readings
Lesson Overview2m
Guest Lecturers5m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Recommended Reading Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz22m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Planet

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 62 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Recycling is not an option, but a must!5m
Biodiversity6m
Ecosystem Services and Commoner's Laws of Ecology5m
Climate Change and its Global Effects7m
Climate Change and the Paris Agreement Part I9m
Climate Change and the Paris Agreement Part II7m
Climate Change: Mitigation8m
Climate Change: Adaptation8m
Summary2m
7 readings
Lesson Overview2m
Guest Lecturers5m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Recommended Reading Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz22m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Prosperity

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 47 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Green Jobs5m
Green Buildings8m
Green Energy8m
Social Innovation and the SDG 2030 Agenda5m
Social Innovation and Sustainable Development5m
Social Innovation and Collective Impact5m
Summary3m
5 readings
Lesson Overview2m
Guest Lecturers5m
Lesson Overview2m
Lesson Overview2m
Recommended Reading Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz34m

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