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Achieving the SDGs: Environmental Sustainability for Organizations is now open for application

Applications are open from 11 - 18th of June.

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READ THE COURSE DESCRIPTION HERE

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FAQ

I am a student at CBS - why should i take this course?

The world faces major sustainability challenges, and managing a company in a sustainable manor, is the management practice now and in the future. Also companies will play a vital role in solving these issues, not only because they have to be solved, but because it is simply good business. As a CBS student you will get a new horizon on sustainability, as you will attend the course together with other students from universities such af KU, DTU and AAU. You will also get insights into other sciences such a natural, social and political sciences, which will provide a more holistic perspective on sustainability.

I am not a student at CBS - why should i take this course?

The world faces major sustainability challenges, and many solutions to the problems have so far come in short. Businesses have played a large role in creating the current situation, but also holds great opportunities for solving the challenges. But to do so, businesses need to include perspectives of natural, social and political sciences, as well as these sciences need to understand how businesses operate. As a student from an outside university, you will throughout the courses expand your horizon on sustainability, learn how business operate, and find out how businesses can help create a more sustainable future.

What language will the course be in?

The course will be taught in english

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE COURSE?

The purpose of the course is to gather students from different universities and educational backgrounds, and work hands-on and action-oriented with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The focus of the course will be to work with the SDGs in a multidisciplinary context, hence the course include both scientific, economic, sociological and political aspects.

What is “Achieving the SDGs: Environmental Sustainability for Organizations” about?

Achieving the SDGs: Environmental Sustainability for Organizations focuses on how environmental and climate sustainability can be created. Many companies and organizations are good at talking about sustainability and zero CO2 emission in 2050, but do not put action and facts behind their approach to environment and climate. This subject is based on a nuanced and scientific insight into climate and environment, and relates this to how companies and organizations can integrate their operations with environmental and climate concerns. Read more about the subject here: https://kursuskatalog.cbs.dk/2019-2020/KAN-CCMVV1738U.aspx

How many ECTS points does the course award

The course counts for 7,5 ECTS-point

That sounds interesting. When is the course?

The course is full semester course, and will be held fall/winter 2019.

Who can apply for the course?

The course is offered at the master's level, and it is therefore required that you are studying a master's degree in a university. The course is not just for CBS students, and you are you studying at KU, SDU, RU, DTU, AAU ITU or a third, you also have the opportunity to participate. IMPORTANT: There is no maximum participants for the course - all who apply will be admitted

I study at CBS, when can i apply?

The course is offered on an equal footing with other electives at CBS. You can apply for the course from 11th until the 18th of June, and then again from the 27 of august to 3 of september. Read more about how to apply here: https://www.cbs.dk/uddannelse/enkeltfag-valgfag-supplering/valgfag

I am a student at another university - when can I apply and how?

If you attend another university, you have the opportunity to apply for the course from 11 June to 18 June. Se how below. IMPORTANT: There is no maximum participants for the course - all who apply will be admitted See more here: https://www.cbs.dk/en/study/single-elective-and-supplementary-courses/credit-students

Who it Thinktank Frej?

Thinking tank Frej is Denmark's first and only independent food political think tank. Frej nuances and qualifies the Danish food debate and thus brings together the food producers- and consumers. We run as a non-profit organization and consist of over 60 volunteers in Copenhagen and Aarhus.

What will the Think Tank Frej's role in the course be?

Frej will be associated with the courses as external lecturers. It is intended that Frej, in cooperation with companies, politicians, NGOs and interest organizations, will facilitate joint workshops for the course.