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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Sustainability seems to be a global movement, with many countries trying to move towards this important ideal of preserving resources for as long as possible. This has proven to be somewhat of a social challenge, which affects everything from individual lifestyles to transportation.

Dealing with public universities is far from an optimal option. Private schools provide much better assistance in your distance learning experience. Several online university draws teachers and students at great distances from all over the world. This vastly increases the diversity in a distance learning classroom and produces challenging conversation among those from hugely divergent communities, regions, and distant cultures.

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Master Européen Management Opérationnel du Développement Durable

INEAD
Online 2 years Open Enrollment Guadeloupe (Fr.) Guadeloupe Online Belgium Belgium Online Democratic Republic of Congo Congo DRC (Zaire) Online Reunion (Fr.) Reunion Online Luxembourg Luxembourg Online Congo Congo ROC (Brazzaville) Online Mauritius Mauritius Online Canada Canada Online Niger Niger Online French Polynesia French Polynesia Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Senegal Senegal Online Morocco Morocco Online French Guiana French Guiana Online Côte d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire Online France France Online Tunisia Tunisia Online Martinique (Fr.) Martinique Online Switzerland Switzerland Online Algeria Algeria Online + 37 more

Le Master Européen est destiné à ceux qui projettent de travailler en management du développement durable, en lien avec toutes les fonctions de l’entreprise, dans les trois grands secteurs économiques... [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Sustainability 2017. UNE FORMATION, DES OBJECTIFS Connaître les aspects économiques et géopolitiques de l’Europe Appréhender les fondamentaux en développement durable, ISO 26000, communication, qualité, santé, sécurité, environnement et management, RSE Maîtriser la responsabilité sociétale et le développement durable en entreprise UN MÉTIER Le Master Européen est destiné à ceux qui projettent de travailler en management du développement durable, en lien avec toutes les fonctions de l’entreprise, dans les trois grands secteurs économiques, au sein de PME PMI : Qualité, Sécurité, Environnement (QSE) Ressources Humaines, achats, gestion, production Management, marketing, commercial Responsabilité Sociétale de l’Entreprise (RSE) PROGRAMME Stages: Stage ou mission en entreprise de 6 à 12 semaines en 1ère année et 12 semaines en 2ème année Ou Alternance (nous consulter) Langue vivante : 1 langue obligatoire 1 langue supplémentaire en option INFORMATIONS PRATIQUES Conditions d'admission: Niveau II (bac+3) 180 crédits ECTS Sur dossier Examens: Plusieurs sessions par an, organisées dans des centres partenaires FEDE (France et monde) Niveau De Sortie : Bac +5 Informations Diplôme : Master Européen** délivré par la Fédération Européenne des Ecoles (FEDE) – Association régie par le droit suisse (CCS.art 60-79). Le Master Européen est un diplôme européen validé par l’IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education) qui est un organisme d’accréditation américain. [-]

Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability

The University of Newcastle, GradSchool (Online)
Online Part time July 2017 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability equips professionals with the capability to constructively engage with the complete environmental concerns that confront contemporary societies. The emphasis of this degree is the integration of theory and practice with an interdisciplinary grounding in sustainability, environmental management, impact assessment and policy. [+]

The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability equips professionals with the capability to constructively engage with the complete environmental concerns that confront contemporary societies. The emphasis of this degree is the integration of theory and practice with an interdisciplinary grounding in sustainability, environmental management, impact assessment and policy. You will develop specialist knowledge regarding issues of global consequence including sustainability and ecosystem health, water management, environmental legislation and planning, environmental impact assessment, social change and development, climate change policy and conservation biology. By developing an advanced understanding of the key approaches in environmental management and decision making, you’ll expand your critical appreciation of sustainability, ethics, governance and cultural difference in relation to environmental practice and management. With the flexibility to study your areas of interest, the program has been developed to prepare you with a solid understanding of environmental management and sustainability with focus on practical application of theoretical concepts. With a number of emerging industries on the radar, including climate change, sustainable energy, infrastructure, water management and land use, demand for qualified and experienced environmental professionals is expected to grow by 40%. At the completion of your master studies, you will be able to apply your high-level practical and theoretical knowledge across a variety of fields, including research, consultancy, advocacy and private practice. Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your fully accredited Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability at a time that suits you. Is it for you? Are you looking to expand your knowledge and enhance your career opportunities managing the increasingly complex environmental issues that concern today’s society? With sustainability as one of the key drivers of current economic policy, understanding how sound environmental practices intersect with business, government and the community is essential for the successful environmental management professional. Developing sophisticated frameworks for environmental management and balancing the needs of both business and environmental best practice can be challenging. The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability from the University of Newcastle will provide you with the skills and knowledge to effectively and professionally approach these challenges. The program is geared towards individuals with undergraduate qualifications (or majors) in the following areas: Conservation studies Environmental rehabilitation studies Forestry Geography (human and physical) Marine Resource and environmental management Policy studies Social ecology Environment studies Urban and regional planning By pursuing a career in this field, you will apply your passion for the environment and the practical skills and knowledge acquired during your studies to prepare proposals, design and implement environmental studies and monitoring programs; prepare environmental management plans and approvals; engage business development and team management; conduct field investigations and monitoring programs; develop policies and provide consultation. Career Pathways The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability provides you with a unique combination of advanced skills that are useful for enhancing access to promotion, building a new set of saleable techniques, or for changing career paths. The growing importance of business management skills at all levels of employment will continue to make this degree attractive whether you are working for non-governmental organisations, government, or the private sector. Specialisations The Master of Environmental Management and Sustainability at the University of Newcastle blends core units, directed courses and electives that will provide you with fundamental concepts and focused training in the specialisation areas of natural systems management or sustainability. Throughout the program, you will learn about contemporary environmental issues while developing a sound understanding of the key approaches to environmental management and decision-making from practical and theoretical perspectives. You will also expand your critical appreciation of sustainability, ethics, governance and cultural difference in relation to environmental practice and management. You will develop a high-level understanding of environmental issues and social context by examining issues including industrial, domestic and rural environmental technologies and their impact. You will also gain an understanding of indigenous environmental issues, environmental problems in developing countries and their social roots and radical social change proposals for dealing with environmental issues. Admission Requirements Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a different discipline area (also called non-cognate discipline) to Environmental Science and Management are eligible to undertake the 160 unit program which can be completed in 2 years full time or 4 years part time. Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in a non-cognate discipline who also hold a minimum of two years demonstrable Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) in an area related to Environmental Science and Management (also called cognate discipline) will study between 120 and 160 units. These students must apply to the Program Convenor or Head of School for advanced standing in the Masters, in recognition of relevant RPL. These applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students with a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) in an Environmental Science and Management discipline (or cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time. Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in a non-cognate discipline or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a non-cognate discipline with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) also in a non-cognate discipline are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program which can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time. Students with a four year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 8) in an Environmental Science and Management discipline (cognate discipline) or a combination of a three year Bachelor degree in a non-cognate discipline and a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8) in an Environmental Science and Management discipline (cognate discipline) are eligible to undertake the 80 unit program which can be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time. Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/policy-library/document?RecordNumber=D15/15438 [-]

Master's Degree In Sustainability And Corporate Social Responsibility

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Online Part time 1 year November 2017 Spain Castellón

The overall objective of this Master is to analyze and deepen the concept and multiple dimensions of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR), putting [+]

The overall objective of this master is to analyze and elucidate the concept and multiple dimensions of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR), emphasizing the applicability of existing management tools and assessment, policies and strategies implemented in all levels within organizations that integrate CSR and mechanisms for dialogue and interaction with key stakeholders or interest groups. The Master aims to train professionals to apply in practice the approach to ethics, sustainability and social and environmental responsibility in business models and existing business, as well as other public and private organizations, such as non-profit entities -profit organizations or public administration.... [-]


Master In Embedded Systems Design For Sustainability

Gaia Education
Online Full time Part time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Forres + 1 more

The Master in Integrated Systems Design for Sustainability, GEDSiS, 2-year is an official course of the Open University of Catalonia, of interest to all those who want to create sustainable communities or organizations. This is the first and only course on the market that addresses sustainable design from a holistic perspective that includes the four main dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and world view of sustainability. [+]

The Master in Integrated Systems Design for Sustainability, GEDSiS, 2-year is an official course of the Open University of Catalonia, of interest to all those who want to create sustainable communities or organizations. This is the first and only course on the market that addresses sustainable design from a holistic perspective that includes the four main dimensions of sustainability: social, economic, ecological and world view of sustainability. Most people in the world live and work in towns and cities with transportation systems, building systems, forms of land use, power systems, economic and financial systems, governance, etc., all "designed "with a specific intention at a given time. But the design continues. Towns, cities, communities and human organizations are constantly being redesigned to suit the conditions of a changing environment. The problems of climate change, biodiversity loss, depletion of natural resources, increasing inequality and poverty, the growing demand for greater social participation, etc. They force us to rethink our way of being in the world, the way how we design our communities and organizations that are truly sustainable. Art and science of designing human settlements and sustainable entrepreneurship is a multidimensional, comprehensive and holistic company, covering all human experience. For a good design everything is relevant, it is therefore necessary to combine the best of traditional wisdom based on the place, with appropriate modern technologies and innovation, always within the limits of natural cycles that sustain life on Earth. The Master in Design of Integrated Systems for Sustainability has been 'designed' to train generalists, able to understand and integrate numerous simultaneously and different disciplines, and interested in developing an active role in transforming their communities and organizations. People with Permaculture Design Certificate or EDE validate the subject of Basic Principles, which will save them more than 150 € in tuition. Who should attend Urban planning professionals, rural and bio- Professionals in architecture, construction and engineering Community leaders (in rural or urban communities) and organizational (in all kinds of entrepreneurial projects large and small scale) Planners, designers and researchers sustainable human habitats Businessmen and economists interested in social and environmental responsibility, and ethical and sustainable development Educators who want to learn new skills and perspectives Teachers and students with an interest in sustainable design Social workers and educators Aid workers and responsible NGOs related to development and cooperation Career prospects Private Sector Coordinator or advisor sustainable design teams to create new eco-districts, eco-developments, eco-condominiums, eco-enterprises, etc. Public Sector: manager or consultant in environment and urban planning departments of any public administration. NGO Sector: manager or consultant cooperation projects involving the (re) partial or total design of local communities full program First year. Graduate Design for Sustainability 1st Specialization: Ecosystems and social dynamics The social dimension of sustainable design Create community and embrace diversity The Art of Compassionate Communication Facilitation Skills: Decision-making and conflict resolution personal empowerment and leadership skills Celebrating Life: Art and Creativity Local, bioregional and global reach The ecological dimension of sustainable design A systems approach to eco-design Appropriate Technology: Water Permaculture, Sustainable Agriculture and Natural areas Appropriate Technology: Energy Construction and ecological restoration 2nd Specialization: Sustainable Economy and systems thinking The economic dimension of sustainable design Bringing the global economy towards sustainability Making money our servant and not our master right livelihood Revitalize local economies legal and financial issues Vision of the world A vision of the emerging world and holistic The awakening of consciousness Reconnecting with nature Health and Healing Socially Engaged Spirituality Second year. Deepening the design 3rd Specialization: Designing with nature permaculture design human settlements The design process Methods of analysis and design natural patterns 2 Organizations as ecosystems, complexity and biomimicry The bases of biomimicry Life and the complexity of open systems Levels of natural organization, cognitive systems and collective intelligence Application in organizations 4th Specialization: Design adapted to the context Design of urban ecosystems Urban systems and ecosystems Elements for sustainable urban development Materials, water and energy ecosystem planning rural and indigenous communities, inspiration and adaptation The connection to the land Than linear to cyclic Pagamentos balance and traditional technologies biological and cultural diversity the key to resilience Final work of master Objectives and competences The overall objective of the program is to train design professionals, in all its manifestations (educators, architects, engineers, environmental managers, etc.) for the development of their professions within the framework of a culture for the development of habitats, communities and sustainable organizations. To do this, students can achieve the following general competencies: Ability to implement processes of transition to a comprehensive sustainable culture both on a small scale (small businesses, associations and local communities), and at the level of large bioregional communities and organizations. Ability to (re) designing communities and organizations from a holistic, systemic and integrated approach, making use of recent developments in complexity theory and dynamical systems. Ability to lead or advise a multidisciplinary team, consisting of experts in the various fields of design sustainable communities and organizations. Ability to understand the great challenges we face in an increasingly complex and information-based society, and to adequately respond to such challenges in our personal lives. [-]

Expertise In Corporate Social Responsibility

Universidad Regiomontana
Online Part time July 2017 Mexico Mexico Online

Expertise in Corporate Social Responsibility arises from the need for professionals who seek and support the development holistically for their actions and those of your organization, and modernize the improvement of the common good in public and private enterprise and the social sector ... [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Sustainability 2017. Master in Corporate Social Responsibility Expertise in Corporate Social Responsibility arises from the need for professionals who seek and support the development holistically for their actions and those of your organization, and modernize the improvement of the common good in public and private enterprise and the social sector. Directed to Professional areas of biology, engineering, medicine, politics or sociology. This list does not exclude other professionals to be accepted, however, it is important to be able to relate the contents of the program with their own development aspirations. Income profile The applicant must be a person able and willing to participate in research and development to generate more knowledge in the area of ​​corporate social responsibility and be willing to share this knowledge with organizations that make up society. Graduate Profile: You must have the leadership to bring organizations achieve their goals ethically, by establishing sustainable commitments in environmental, economic and social areas. You will gain knowledge and experience in the legal frameworks that affect the activities of the organization that affect the common good, sustainable business planning, environmental, economic and social problems at local, national and global levels. It will be able to use systems thinking to relate these various knowledge and thus negotiate with various stakeholders to ensure that environmental, economic and social issues are taken into account in organizational decisions. Allowing the knowledge to locate, manage and validate information about environmental, economic and social issues, achieving coordinate the activities of corporate social responsibility. Subject Introduction to CSR Legal framework Corporate Ethics Information management Sustainability of natural systems Social integration of the organization Sustainable economy Corporate governance Social sustainability Promotion and negotiation of ideas Environmental management Indicators of corporate social responsibility Communication of corporate social responsibility Management systems for corporate social responsibility Lines of investigation Information management Economic and social sustainability Corporate Ethics Corporate management [-]

Master In Social Economy And Sustainable Development Of The Entrepreneur In The Territory

European Open Business School
Online Full time Part time September 2017 Spain Madrid

Through the teaching of qualified experts in different areas of the company experts and your environment, you get to prepare and equip students with the tools and knowledge necessary for decision-making in the enterprise and organizations, and business, which will allow them to analyze: the Globalization of ... [+]

Master in Sustainable Development and Social Economy Entrepreneur in the Territory What students get to the end of our training activity is the following: High organizational skills, leadership and management Adaptability to change and technological innovation. Ability to provide strategic and operational plans in senior management of the company. Habit of teamwork. Critical analysis and capacity for abstraction. Fast identification, problem analysis and solving them Open to the socio-economic and cultural environment mentality. Learn to take responsibility. As a senior, both personal and professional development of their daily activities, eventually transforming the productivity cost training for businesses and organizations cultural enrichment. Through the teaching of qualified experts in different areas of the company experts and your environment, you get to prepare and equip students with the tools and knowledge necessary for decision-making in the enterprise and organizations, and business, which will allow them to analyze: Globalization of markets, quality systems and management, management and financing of projects, sociological aspects, Strategic Planning and Analysis of productivity as well as ethical principles and values ​​that should be developed in the company directors . Agenda LOCAL AREA DEVELOPMENT Module 1. Local development and strategic planning. Module 2. Agents interacting in local development. Module 3. Local development, future jobs and entrepreneurial culture. Módulo 4. Desarrollo local y rural, Operatoria territorial. ÁREA DE LA ECONOMÍA SOCIAL SOSTENIBLE Módulo 5. Concepto y Entidades que lo forman. Módulo 6. Formas jurídicas de la Economía Social. Módulo 7. Importancia de la Economía Social en un mundo globalizado. Módulo 8. Formación, Captación e Información para la Economía Social sostenible. ÁREA DE COOPERACIÓN Y DESARROLLO Módulo 9. Conciencia de Sostenibilidad. Módulo 10. Cooperación de Internacionalización de Redes. Módulo 11. Objetivos del Milenio y Globalización. Módulo 12. Sostenibilidad como valor de desarrollo. ÁREA DE EMPRENDEDORES Módulo 13. Nuevos perfiles del Emprendedor. Módulo 14. Análisis del entorno y Detección de oportunidades endógenas. Módulo 15. Business Plan para iniciativas de Economía Social. Módulo 16. Emprendedor como agente de Desarrollo Territorial. [-]

Masters In Renewable Energy And Energy Sustainability

UNIBA Centro Universitario Internacional de Barcelona
Online Part time 10 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

This master's degree is born to meet the challenges of the current energy and environmental context in which sustainability is emerging as the new paradigm of reference. [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Sustainability 2017. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES This master's degree is born to meet the challenges of the current energy and environmental context in which sustainability is emerging as the new paradigm of reference. The curriculum addresses this concept in all its aspects and prepares students to work in companies and institutions that provide sustainable solutions and integrate sustainability into its business strategy. As shown in various reports, it is a strategic and growing sector with great prospects for creation of skilled jobs, especially though not exclusively in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. In this sense, a study conducted in 2012 by the Institute for Diversification and Saving of Energy states that this framework will generate numerous job quality. In the case of Spain, predicts an increase in career opportunities 75% until 2020. Also, according to Citizenship and Values ​​Foundation, the forecast rise in energy demand in Latin America is 50% for 2030, which will require an increase of more than 20% of the installed generation capacity. This translates into a greater role for renewable energy, as well as a diversification of employment opportunities and significant economic growth in rural areas. Marking interdisciplinary, faculty of the Master comes from different departments of the Faculties of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Law, Economics and Business and the University of Barcelona. In addition, online classes are supplemented by seminars given by professionals from major companies. With this curriculum: You will identify production systems, transport, distribution and use of different forms of energy and associated technologies. You know the different methods of storing energy, logistics and inventory management. You're ready / a to plan and manage resources for energy production. You will learn to make energy balances to determine its performance and optimize energy processes. You can assess the environmental impact of energy projects based on renewable energies pose to minimize solutions. You will acquire the keys to advise projects linked to renewable energy and energy sustainability, and you can analyze their economic viability. You will be able to use the concepts and the sources of law to protect the environment and apply current legislation on the regulation and promotion of renewable energies. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS To access this curriculum, those interested will have to meet any of these requirements: General requirements According to the provisions of Article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, to access the official master's degrees, one must be in possession of one of the following titles: Spanish official university degree. Title issued by a higher education institution in the EHEA that entitles the country of issue, to access official master's teachings. Outside the EHEA title. In this case, the approval to a Spanish official university degree or preflight (without approval) by the University of Barcelona for the studies completed are equivalent to an official Spanish university qualification and is required empower the studies completed in the country issuing the degree, access to official master studies. Acceptance into an official master does not, in any case, prior approval of title or recognition for purposes other than pursue a master's teaching. Specific requirements To access the Master in Renewable Energy and Energy Sustainability is necessary to obtain the degree or bachelor's degree in Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Environmental Science, Materials Engineering, Geological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications, and Energy Engineering Industrial Technology Engineering. The Coordinating Committee will evaluate the possibility that other engineering students, bachelors and masters degrees and enrolled in the academic and professional curriculum vitae in each particular case will be analyzed. If necessary, the Coordinating Committee will determine the training necessary that the student must take to ensure their competency level prior. These allowances shall comprise compulsory subjects of Physics and Chemistry degree from this university. For students from other countries who have completed grades of 180 credits, the Coordinating Committee of the Master analyze the transcript of each candidate and, if necessary, provide the training necessary to continue with normal subjects of the master. GRANTS In order to provide you access to your studies, UNIBA offers you various types of scholarships: Academic merit scholarships Own scholarships: awarded to students with good professional record by the admissions committee. Scholarships and grants the Ministry of Education or other state government agencies. At all times our educational advisors will inform you of the validity of each and can guide you on the needs and steps to follow when applying for any of these scholarships. PROFESSIONAL OUTINGS The Master in Renewable Energy and Energy Sustainability offers many career opportunities, because graduates can work in any enterprise, public institution or organization linked to any of the studied renewable energies: Solar energy. Wind. Hydroelectric. Biomass. Geothermal. Control operations. Energy saving and efficiency. International, national or regional energy and environmental policies. [-]

Master in Sustainability

Divulgazione Dinamica
Online Part time 900 hours September 2017 Spain Sevilla

The Master in Sustainability consists of three titles in a single accreditation (Technical, Expert and Master). These securities are directed to the three respective segments [+]

PROGRAM LANGUAGE: ITALIAN

Master in Sustainability  The Master in Sustainability consists of three titles in a single accreditation (Technical, Expert and Master). These securities are directed to the three respective segments of the labor market. Accredited curriculum expertise in this area of ​​specialization and allow a professional consolidation easier. CONTENTS: TITLE: TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS 1. SOCIAL EDUCATION- Social Education- Social Origins of Education- The social educator- Social Skills professional educator- Code of ethics for professional practice of social education 2. TECHNICAL TOOLS AND SOCIAL EDUCATION- Techniques and diagnostic tools- Communication skills- Technical education- Technical evaluation- The game as a tool of social education3. VALUES EDUCATION: A REFERENCE FOR SOCIAL EDUCATION- Values ​​education: a reference for social education- Some interventions from youth workers by education in values- The educator / her business: innovation in times of crisis 4. SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION- Social Education and Community Development- The community as a territory intervention- The third sector and social education 5. SOCIAL AND FAMILY EDUCATION- The family- Socio-educational intervention in the family context- Example of intervention: families of people with disabilities- The abuse and risky situations at the household level TITLE: EXPERT IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION 6. THE PROBLEM OF DEVELOPMENT- Introduction- Development and Underdevelopment 7. GENERAL APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION- Introduction: the urgent necesito of international development cooperation- The actors involved in international development cooperation- The nature of international development cooperation- The terms of international development cooperation 8. METHODOLOGY OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION- The management of the project cycle- The logical framework approach 9. IMPACT EVALUATION OF PROGRAMS- Introduction: the assessment, a tool to improve- Formal and informal assessment methods 10. CONFLICT RESOLUTION- Gathering the materials for understanding the conflict- Analyzing the conflict. Holistic and specific- The alternative methods of dispute resolution- Mediation TITLE: MASTER IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 11. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT- Concept of sustainable development. Historical evolution- Environment and sustainability- Social dimension of sustainability- The economic dimension of sustainability- Summits and agreements on global sustainability 12. EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT- European Strategy for sustainable development- Sustainable Development. Measures taken in the European Union 13. NEW ECONOMY- Economics- Economy and Environment- New economy- The new fields of employment 14. LABOUR MARKET- Policies for employment and training- The characteristics of the working world in our country at the end of the twentieth century, in relation to new technologies and sources of employment in favor of new 15. TECHNICAL INVESTIGATION OF SOCIAL- Tools and methodology that facilitate the analysis of realityin the investigation-action 16. BUILDING PROJECTS- Levels of planning: plan, program, project- Levels of projects- Phases of a project- Elements of a project- Quality of the projects. Guide to Action 17. GROUP MANAGEMENT- Context and conceptualization- Influence of the group on its members 18. SOCIAL ACTION- Concept and development of social- Legislation social intervention. Methodology- The professional work. Sectors and specific needs 19. SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT- Introduction to sustainable tourism- Economic Viability- Sustainable management of socio-cultural factors 20. CULTURAL HERITAGE AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT- The local endogenous development and sustainable- Cultural heritage as an incentive for the development- Regional strategies for local development 21. TRAINING FOR HUMAN RESOURCES- Importance of training in enterprises; Functions of the training;Characteristics of training; design tasks;Continuing Education 22. CONFLICT PREVENTION- Concept and types of conflict- Strategy of prevention of conflicts... [-]