Master Program in Sustainability in Europe

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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.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master of Management (MAM) in Sustainability

Sustainability Management School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2017 Switzerland Gland + 1 more

The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) <strong>Master of Business Administration in Sustainability Management</strong> is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work patterns. [+]

Masters in Sustainability in Europe 2017. The aim of the of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master in Management with an emphasis in Sustainability Management is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education that addresses sustainability challenges facing leaders in today’s complex work patterns. This Master Program is interdisciplinary since it blends business strategy, natural and social sciences. Designed for all professionals in corporations, nonprofits and governmental agencies demanding sustainability knowledge and practice. This Master Program is designed to improve managerial or entrepreneurial skills through tackling sustainability challenges while leading hotel facilities. Program Organization: Length: 3 terms (full-time program) or 6 terms (part-time program). Content: 9 core modules, 5 major courses including a project in collaboration with our local and international partners and a final capstone course. Small classes. Upon request, individual lectures. Starting Dates: January, April and September. Requirements for the Master’s Programs: - Official certified transcripts and diplomas of Bachelor or Master Studies, with certified translation if not originally in English. - TOEFL (minimum score of 550 PBT or 80 IBT), or IELTS (minimum score of 5.5), or other Standardized English Placement Exams. - Motivation Letter indicating why you want to study in Switzerland at Sustainability Management School. - Copy of Passport or ID. Graduate Program Costs - Non-refundable application fee - 200 CHF for EU/500 CHF for Non-European. - 1-year program costs: 33,400 CHF (OPTIONAL second year with internship, an additional 7,600 CHF) SUMAS does not currently offer any scholarship programs or grants. [-]

Master Design (MDes) Social Innovation

Ravensbourne
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Master of Design in Social Innovation applies the lens of design thinking to address some of society’s most intractable social, environmental and economic challenges. [+]

The Master of Design in Social Innovation applies the lens of design thinking to address some of society’s most intractable social, environmental and economic challenges. Its focus is on the organisational models, methods and approaches needed to shape positive social change, sustainable growth and new business models. In the face of the promise of untold growth we are now confronted by a harsh reality: that in the second decade of the 21st century the traditional model of ‘business as usual’ is no longer viable. In applying a range of approaches to designing and prototyping social ventures and models of organisation, the MDes in Social Innovation will equip you with a practice-based approach to embedding innovation in the area of sustainability, community resilience, corporate social responsibility, venture philanthropy and organisational agility. Working with a cross- disciplinary team of professionals, the course will allow you to learn about radical ideas, evolve these ideas and test them in a ‘lived’ organisational environment. The MDes Social Innovation will demonstrate that many of the most successful designs, innovations and innovators have learned to operate across the boundaries between disciplines, sectors, organisations and traditional services. At its heart lie three design principles: an holistic approach - the need to approach innovation from a ‘holistic’ point of view, drawing on its potential impact in terms of people, technology, the environment, psychological and emotional meaning and long-term sustainability a core intent - the potential to develop a ‘core intent’ and value proposition to organisational models to stimulate commercial and brand value through interaction, social value, collaboration and ideas generation participatory and inclusive - the importance of developing social and environmental solutions ‘with’ and ‘by’ key stakeholders, customers/markets etc. and not simply ‘to’ and ‘for’ people. The course will develop your ideas and skills in people-centred and organisational leadership as a way of transforming the way that public, private and not-for-profit services are shaped using design thinking methodologies. [-]

Master Sustainability Science

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Lüneburg

Sustainable development is one of the major social challenges facing the twenty-first century - this much is beyond dispute. Yet, it still remains unclear in which direction, within which social and ecological [+]

Masters in Sustainability in Europe 2017. Sustainable development is one of the major social challenges facing the twenty-first century - this much is beyond dispute. Yet, it still remains unclear in which direction, within which social and ecological framework, and by means of which strategy sustainable development can move forward. These questions form the starting point of our inter- and transdisciplinary research-oriented, and problem-focused Master's program Sustainability Science. CONTENT AND IDEA A distinctive feature of the Sustainability Sciences program is its balance between sustainable natural sciences and sustainable humanities. Our goal is to look at social-ecological systems in an academically grounded and interdisciplinary manner. We will examine the processes which form the material and energetic basis for environmental sustainability problems as well as potential practical solutions from the perspective of sustainable natural sciences. In complex social-ecological systems these material processes are closely interconnected with economic, juridical, political, and cultural contexts as well as with strategies and practices of important social actors. These immaterial prerequisites and conditions of environmental sustainability problems and the way these problems are addressed are the subject of sustainable humanities. [-]

Master Management de la sécurité alimentaire des villes

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 France Beauvais

Le Master "Management de la sécurité alimentaire des villes", habilité par le Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, a pour objectif de former des architectes locaux du développement de la sécurité alimentaire. [+]

Master Management de la sécurité alimentaire des villes Please note that this program is entirely taught in FRENCH Le Master "Management de la sécurité alimentaire des villes", habilité par le Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, a pour objectif de former des architectes locaux du développement de la sécurité alimentaire. Ces cadres expérimentés sont capables de construire une méthode pragmatique et efficace d’évaluation de cette dernière. Ils sont amenés à occuper des postes à responsabilités dans différents secteurs. Compétences visées Acquérir les connaissances techniques nécessaires à la compréhension des multiples facettes de la sécurité alimentaire ; Acquérir et/ou approfondir les compétences permettant de gérer des équipes pluridisciplinaires impliquées dans l’analyse des problèmes de sécurité alimentaire, à savoir : animer, coordonner, travailler en équipe, savoir s’entourer, avoir un sens de l’organisation et de la planification (...) ; Être capable d’avoir une vision très large de la problématique sécurité alimentaire tant dans le diagnostic que dans l’élaboration des propositions en y associant tout autant un esprit analytique que synthétique. Le contexte Malgré les progrès considérables réalisés tant au niveau de la production agricole qu’à celui de la transformation et de la conservation des produits, ou encore de la distribution des denrées alimentaires, le nombre de personnes souffrant de la faim ou de malnutrition dans le monde augmente. La forte hausse du prix de certaines matières premières, amorcée en 2007, a démontré de manière flagrante "la fragilité du système alimentaire mondial et la vulnérabilité de la sécurité alimentaire" (Sommet mondial de l’alimentation, 2009). Cette situation ne devrait cesser de se dégrader, eu égard aux simulations portant sur l’évolution démographique mondiale et, plus encore, régionale, avec une part relative accrue des populations des pays en développement et en transition. Enfin, l’urbanisation croissante rend encore plus complexe la gestion de cette sécurité alimentaire. Concevoir la mise en œuvre des moyens permettant de gérer la disponibilité et l’accessibilité des ressources alimentaires ainsi que ceux permettant la satisfaction de la prise alimentaire constitue l’objectif de cette formation. Le Master "Management de la sécurité alimentaire des villes" dure 16 mois, dont 12 en France. La formation est organisée autour de 8 Unités d’enseignement (UE) se déroulant de septembre à avril. Les enseignements sont dispensés en français. Les Unités d’Enseignement : Les UE transversales : Le système d’approvisionnement et de distribution alimentaire : sécurité et insécurité alimentaires, notion de filière, approche systémique dans l’approvisionnement et la distribution alimentaire (...) ; Politiques agricoles, marchés agricoles et souveraineté alimentaire : évolutions des politiques agricoles, l’OMC, (dé)régulation des échanges mondiaux, importations et facture alimentaire (...) ; L’accompagnement des projets : accompagnements technique et financier, les systèmes d’assurance... Les UE sectorielles : La production agricole et ses agricultures : les agricultures (vivrière, paysanne, écologiquement intensive, commerciale, industrielle, périurbaine) et leurs facteurs de production ; La récolte, la transformation et la distribution des produits alimentaires : les groupes d’aliments, les outils analytiques, les méthodes de stabilisation, de conservation, de transformation des produits alimentaires, la gestion de l’hygiène (...) ; L’approvisionnement et la distribution des produits alimentaires : l’analyse des filières, l’étude des flux de biens et de services relatifs à la sécurité alimentaire, les (infra)structures, le fonctionnement des marchés (...) ; Les approches nutritionnelle, socio-culturelle et éducative de l’alimentation : les notions nutritionnelles de base aux principaux stades de la vie, les contaminants, les pathologies nutritionnelles, les déterminants d’un modèle de consommation alimentaire, le modèle de consommation urbaine, les outils et méthodes d’éducation nutritionnelle (...) ; Démographie, urbanisation, utilisation des territoires et sécurité alimentaire : diagnostic initial, anticipation des évolutions territoriales... [-]

Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

The Environmental and Sustainability Management master degree programme will be launched in September 2012, subject to accreditation by the University of Applied Sciences Council. Courses [+]

Master Environmental and Sustainability Management

Language of instruction: German

The Environmental and Sustainability Management master programme provides the skills you require to assume a high-level position in Austria or abroad. It gives you the expertise to work on either the client side or as a service provider, and to independently apply your professional know-how using focused, results-driven approaches.  

 

You will develop the abilities needed to support companies and organisations looking to implement policies and strategies aimed at enhancing environmental sustainability, and nurturing a sense of corporate and social responsibility. You will also be in a position to plan and execute environmental initiatives. ... [-]


Master in Responsible Management

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 15 months October 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master´s Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century. [+]

MA in Responsible Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master´s Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.

The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:... [-]


MSc in Human Ecology - Culture, Power and Sustainability

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating [+]

Programme overview

The Master's Programme Human Ecology: Culture, Power, and Sustainability (CPS) is aimed at students who wish to gain advanced competence in Human Ecology. Examples of professions include education, journalism, environmental management, work in government and international agencies and development aid. The programme also prepares students for postgraduate studies.

The master's programme in Human Ecology provides trans-disciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating about problems of sustainability. The programme represents an important complement to technological and natural science approaches to sustainability by focusing on the cultural dimensions of consumption and resource use, cultural perceptions of environment and economy, and social science perspectives on the global distribution of environmental problems.... [-]


International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM)

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Nantes Guingamp Vannes Papeete Reunion (Fr.) Saint-Denis Angers Laval + 7 more

This International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM) has the objective of training future managers with a variety of skills in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, sustainable development and project management. [+]

This International Master in Environmental Management (IMEM) has the objective of training future managers with a variety of skills in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, sustainable development and project management. The program is taught in English. UCO offers only the second year of this Master degree. It is designed for students who have graduated with a Bachelor of Arts or Science in any of the life and natural sciences AND who have completed their first year of a Master degree in a related field (biology, ecology, geography, environment, chemistry, geology, urban planning...). However, students from varied academic backgrounds such as engineering, law and management focused on environmental issues are encouraged to apply to the program. OVERVIEW During this year in environmental management you will use quantitative methods and analytical tools to manage natural and urban environments. You will learn the fundamentals of ecological theory and project management including scope definition, work planning, resource and risk management, along with human relations skills. As a graduate of this program, you’ll have an international perspective on sustainable development and environmental monitoring throughout study cases, fieldtrips, data collection and laboratory work. An internship at the end of your second year will allow you to use the skills needed to conduct independent field research projects in natural or urban environments (direct observation and data collection, research design, field methodology…). The internship can be conducted in Europe or abroad. 

 You’ll be a student at the biology department at UCO at the Faculty of science in the Loire River Valley in France where they conduct thesis-level research related to conservation and ecological management in a real-world setting. 
Industry and agencies seek scientists with project management skills, and graduates of this program will be in high demand. This program trains future managers in the ecology of natural resources, urban ecology, environmental management, business and project management. Job roles for graduates include planning and implementation of resource management for public agencies, helping corporations develop and implement sustainable practices, analyzing how well a private agricultural firm’s policies meet sustainability standards, and overseeing new urban construction projects to minimize environmental impact. Upon completion of their curriculum students should be able to: evaluate the structure and function of ecological systems and how they are affected by biotic and abiotic forces design and conduct field research projects and analyze project data integrate principles of project management and tools of scientific analysis into effective environmental management propose sustainable environmental management policies by integrating biological, social and management components apply global understanding and environmental management and sustainability skills to the workplace Some typical careers in the field include: Policy Analyst Restoration Ecologist Land Manager Sustainability Assessor Environmental Educator Environmental Regulator Program Manager Urban Planner Curriculum FALL SEMESTER Sustainable Development Ecology and Biodiversity Environmental Pollution Biomonitoring Ligerian Ecology Urban Ecology Ehtics SPRING SEMESTER Internship The main objective of the internship (minimum 2 months) is to provide students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained through the program to real-world scenarios. UCO can help finding an internship, but encourages students to find their work placement on their own and train themselves in preparing an application. The Internship will take place in the last semester of the program in France or abroad and will be subjected to the approval of the course coordinator. The internship can be undertaken in collaboration with central or regional governments, companies, consultancies or research institutes and should have a subject that correlates with the student’s interest in a specific area of study of the program. The faculty of science at UCO will remain the main academic contact and will coordinate and guide the student throughout his internship. Admission requirements graduated with a Bachelor of Arts or Science in any of the life and natural sciences must have completed their first year of a Master degree in a related field (biology, ecology, geography, environment, chemistry, geology, urban planning...) students from a varied academic background such as engineering, law and management focused on environmental issues are encouraged to apply to the program International students must meet some the following admission requirements: L level AB mention TOEFL score of 79 or higher on the Internet-based test or its equivalent in other forms TOEIC score of 600 or higher IELTS score of 6.0 or higher GRE score of 1000 or higher Or GMAT score of 500 or higher Non-French students should also meet the following admission requirement: DELF test score of B1 or higher Non-French speaking students are highly encouraged to enrol in the French language program CIDEF at UCO for at least one month in the summer prior the start of term in September. You can find more information under our CIDEF website: http://www.uco.fr/l-universite/facultes- instituts/centre-international-d-etudes-francaises-614.kjsp?RH=SITE1_RP4-FR [-]

Master's programme in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability

Blekinge Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Sweden Karlskrona

This programme extends over two semesters and concentrates on two integrated themes. The first of these themes is an internationally recognized and scientifically reviewed model (framework) of systematic work towards an attractive and sustainable society (strategic... [+]

Masters in Sustainability in Europe 2017. Master's programme in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability The society within the biosphere is to its nature a much complex system. To achieve success in this system, i.e. a sustainable society, knowledge of how success is defined and how it can be achieved is required. On the basis of a fundamental vision of a sustainable society, one can through “backcasting” formulate a strategy to reach the desired aim. This programme extends over two semesters and concentrates on two integrated themes. The first of these themes is an internationally recognized and scientifically reviewed model (framework) of systematic work towards an attractive and sustainable society (strategic sustainable development). This is a universal model which can be used to work with sustainable development within many different fields globally, nationally, in companies, in municipalities, in whole societies and on the individual level. This model gives a systematic method for: analysis of the present, visualization of solutions, finding strategies to reach sustainable solutions, choosing and developing general and supplementary tools to develop indicators for a sustainable development. The other theme in the education consists of concepts related to organizational learning and leadership. These concepts are developed through studies of how different groups of people (for example organizations and societies) can use the framework that is described above to identify strategies to reach sustainability. The above aspects and concepts will not only be described theoretically but will also be practiced during the programme. In addition to this, the students will find new paths to knowledge by using the framework. Learning outcomes The aim of the study programme is achieved through the courses that are included in the higher education qualification. Assessment and examination take place at course level, and details concerning examination and grading are found in respective course syllabus. In addition to the nationally regulated aims the following aims apply to the education. After completion of the education, the student should: - have knowledge about and be able to apply the framework for sustainable development that is taught in the courses of the programme. - have developed leadership skills and ability to inform and explain through an increased consciousness of organizational and personal learning. - have developed his/her presentation, facilitation and coaching skills. - be able to apply the two themes of the programme in different situations to analyze problems, create solutions and choose or develop supplementary tools and concepts. By helping the students to reach these aims, the programme will contribute to create a worldwide network of professional actors within strategic sustainable development. Mode of delivery The implementation of the education follows the “non-linear approach”. This means that the five system levels that the programme is built up around and which build on principles for organizational learning will be presented during the first day of the programme. A gradual deepening of these will then take place during the following 4½ months. This leads to a learning method as the programme progresses. The concluding 4½ months of the programme will be primarily devoted to a degree project where the students in small groups obtain the possibility to apply their knowledge of the framework in a real company, in an organization or another project. This non-linear method also gives a certain possibility to adaptation of how the courses are carried out through a continuous dialogue with the students. As the programme progresses, the students will obtain the possibility to specialize in all the levels of the framework while a connection of how the five levels are connected with each other will be discussed. Extensive group assignments and learning in groups will be encouraged. Learning takes place primarily through application of concepts instead of through traditional lectures. Through this working method, the students are urged to mutually exchange knowledge and experiences with one another which also is a part of the assessment of the students' achievements. Simply expressed, powerful traits of character such as optimism and creativity will be openly encouraged as being a fundamental aspect in the development of leadership. The programme will use the following methods for learning: - Introductory lectures - which comprise lectures, break-out groups and informal insights and discussions about concepts and their usages. - Both self-organized and structured group assignments and role play. - Individual studies - eLearning and reviews of relevant material. - Supervision and workshops. - The students teach one another and evaluate one another. The students will take both compulsory and elective courses which are listed below. The programme is divided into four study periods of the same length. The two first study periods contain courses, of which the second period also contains elective courses, and the two last study periods a degree project. Admission Criteria In the case of more qualified applicants than available positions for the current programme start, a selection is made. This is done in the following way: METHOD 9 Master’s Programme in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability GENERAL This method is intended to assess the applicant’s motivation and preconditions for studies at the programme ”Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability”. SELECTION CRITERIA - Curriculum Vitae - An essay explaining the applicant’s interest in the programme, providing information about her or his relevant personal or professional experiences (maximum 5 pages, font size 12, double-spaced) - 2 letters of reference (recommendations from two people who are familiar with the applicant’s ability and skills) - Higher education grades SPECIFICATION OF SELECTION CRITERIA Ranking of the applicants will be based on the relative qualification level as regards: - Academic results at prior higher education studies - Relevance of degree (and of courses included) for scientifically based studies at Master’s level in strategic sustainable development - Relevant professional experience - Demonstrated interest in ”Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability” (e.g. through choice of work, voluntary work, other community services or in other way) [-]

Master Européen Management Opérationnel du Développement Durable

INEAD
Online 2 years Open Enrollment 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 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 + 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... [+]

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 in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems SELECT

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The joint Master's programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) offers advanced education in the field of sustainable energy systems for the future. SELECT aims at delivering high quality engineering [+]

Masters in Sustainability in Europe 2017. The joint Master's programme in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) offers advanced education in the field of sustainable energy systems for the future. SELECT aims at delivering high quality engineering skills in the field, including training in business and innovation. Industrial interaction throughout the programme prepares the students for their future career. Programme outline Sustainable energy services is one of the key issues for humanity, considering the complete environmental footprint for the services delivered. The programme starts from the concept of basic renewable energy sources (sun, wind, geothermal) and considers the pathways towards a future sustainable energy system. The curriculum rests on a strong foundation in thermal sciences, emphasising the thermodynamic tools of exergy and thermoeconomic analysis. The programme is operated by a consortium consisting of seven universities and their associated industry partners. It offers extended industrial contacts integrated throughout the whole programme, especially as part of internships and seminars/workshops. The curriculum is jointly offered with teacher mobility for certain common lectures, but also remote teaching by specialist teachers. The programme offers modern and interactive learning material including virtual workshops which enhances the student learning process. Each year a kick-off and a spring seminar bring together first and second year students from all partner universities. These events give the students the possibility for networking and group discussions in an international setting. Degree project The degree project will be performed during the 4th semester. Topics are in the field of sustainable energy systems and are carried out at a company or partner university. Career prospects The programme gives you the best possible foundation for a career in sustainable energy. After graduation, you will be able to analyze, develop and implement the advanced innovations needed to realize a sustainable path towards our future energy system. In addition, the built-in mobility enhances the cultural awareness and adaptability of all participating students. These are highly sought-after attributes in the global job market of today. The close connection with industry and the clear focus on entrepreneurship and business create an array of opportunities in many different organizations. As a graduate you possess the potential to start your own innovative business venture, the expert knowledge to work as a consultant, and the investigative skills to continue your research studies towards a PhD or work in a R&D department. [-]

Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change (Master of Administrative Sciences, Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration), or Master of Social Sciences)

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Tampere

Want to become a visionary leader who knows how to deal with change in the complex society? Choosing studies in the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change will help you to achieve your goal. [+]

Want to become a visionary leader who knows how to deal with change in the complex society? Choosing studies in the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change will help you to achieve your goal. Degree: Master of Administrative Sciences, Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration), or Master of Social Sciences, depending on specialisation Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS When to apply: 1.12.2016 – 13.1.2017 Start date: August 2017 Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 12 000 € / year Read more about Scholarships New kinds of leadership skills are in demand at local, national, international and global levels. The challenges societies face have increased in complexity. Environmental and energy problems, the dynamics of global security, management of regional crises, provision of cost-effective public services and development of fertile grounds for entrepreneurship and business development are all systemic in nature. This means that various institutions and civic society actors must work together, negotiate and agree on the new ways of doing things. Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to explain and understand complex phenomena, become a visionary leader, and to change the world. In the programme, leadership is understood as a capability to deal with change. Major changes require joint efforts of the government, private companies and other institutions. The School of Management at the University of Tampere provides a unique setting for studying multifaceted leadership dynamics. We bring together the perspectives of business and management from the private sector, the understanding about institutions and governance from the public administration, as well as the knowledge of international relations and political processes from the area of politics. The School offers high-quality academic research and teaching in the fields of business, public administration and politics - and the Leadership for Change programme focuses on the intersection of these fields. The aim of the programme is to provide the student with a unique understanding of these different fields with a specific focus on leading the dynamics of societal change processes. The programme has three specialisations: Governance for Sustainable Change Politics in Wider Europe Sustainable Business Management Why Leadership for Change? Leadership for Change programme is a unique combination of Administrative Sciences, Business Studies and Politics. The programme enables developing the kind of knowledge and expertise that is needed to explain and understand complex phenomena, become a visionary leader, and to change the world. The three specialisations of the programme give students an excellent opportunity to focus on their area of interest while gaining a broader understanding of the central topics of the programme. Students from all specialisations take part in joint courses focusing on cross-disciplinary perspectives on leadership in complex societal processes. The School of Management at University of Tampere seeks novel ways to lead, govern and study across boundaries. The combination of the three adjacent fields is internationally rare and one of its kind in Finland. Study objectives After completing the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change you will have: an advanced understanding of the role of leadership in solving contemporary challenges at local, national, regional and global levels learned to examine global trends such as digitization, urbanization, climate change, aging, polarization, democratization and integration from a multidisciplinary perspective the skills to foster new forms of engagement across sectors of the economy and society, learned in interaction with staff members from various disciplines – business, governance, politics and international relations – as well as with different societal stakeholders the theoretical and methodological skills to formulate relevant research problems and to undertake independent scientific work the skills to analyse and debate the challenges that leadership faces today and to communicate your views to multiple audiences using different channels of communication. Study contents The programme (120 ECTS credits) consists of four elements: Joint programme studies (30 ECTS) form the core of the master’s degree programme. The focus is on cross-disciplinary perspectives on leadership in complex societal processes. This module also focuses on a variety of important academic and employability skills (e.g. research methods, academic writing and presentation skills) The advanced studies module (25 ECTS) enables the students to acquire in-depth theoretical, methodological and conceptual knowledge in their chosen specialisation: business, politics or public administration. Through free-choice studies (25 ECTS) students can develop a unique profile to their studies based on individual interests. Master’s thesis (40 ECTS) is an individual research project that enables the student to demonstrate his/her in-depth knowledge in the chosen specialisation. Career opportunities The programme prepares the graduates to work in private, public or the third sector in tasks that involve analysing, planning and steering complex change processes, which unfold at local, national, international and global levels. Students learn to carry out academic research on these phenomena, and acquire skills required for a potential academic career. Doctoral study opportunities The programme gives eligibility for postgraduate studies in Administrative Sciences, Social Sciences (International Relations, Political Science) and Business Studies, for example in UTA’s Doctoral Programme of School of Management. Programme specific eligibility criteria Eligible to apply to the MDP in Leadership for Change (LFC) is a person who: has completed a university level Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of Administrative Sciences, Business Administration or Political Science/International Relations (according to the student's desired specialisation(s) within LFC) or other relevant field. Specialisation in Governance for Sustainable Change: field of Administrative Sciences or other relevant field Specialisation in Politics in Wider Europe: field of Political Science/International Relations or other relevant field Specialisation in Sustainable Business Management: field of Business Administration or other relevant field The Bachelor's degree or equivalent must be completed by the time the programme begins. If the degree is not completed by the end of the application period, an applicant can be accepted to the programme on the condition that she/he sends the degree certificate to the University by 31 July 2017. An attested copy of the degree certificate must reach the University of Tampere Admissions office by the deadline. A successful applicant will, in this case, first receive a notification on conditional acceptance and later an official letter of acceptance once the degree certificate has reached the University of Tampere. Applicants with a Master’s degree will be admitted to the programme only for well-founded reasons. [-]

Master in International Nature Conservation

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Göttingen

The programme is held in English. It deals with international problems of nature conservation in the context of conservation biology. [+]

Master in International Nature Conservation (M.Sc./M.I.N.C.)

 

Degree: Master of Science/Master of International Nature Conservation (M.Sc./M.I.N.C.) (double degree)Standard duration of study: 4 semestersStarting semester: winter semesterAdmission: limited admission (application to the Faculty)Admission requirements: Bachelor’s in ecology, biology, forest sciences or related subjectsLanguage requirements: English (proof required); knowledge of German language not requiredApplication: InformationApplication deadline: May 15th (for the winter semester)Language of the Programme: English

 

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Finance, Risk And Control (ms Frc)

Audencia Business School
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months September 2017 France Nantes

The Master program Spécialisé®en Finance, Risk and Control harmonizes throughout the curriculum to balance theory and applied transversal projects. [+]

Exploration 360 Financial Markets The Spécialisé® Master Program in Finance, Risk and Control harmonizes throughout the curriculum to balance theory and applied transversal projects. Corporate Finance (45%) Measure, analyze and improve financial performance Financial Cycle Profitability Value Creation Financial Analysis Investment Financial flows Finance market (35%) Develop sophisticated financial strategies tailored to the needs of modern globalized economies Financial globalization Generation financial products Foreign exchange market organization Functioning of market halls Process Management Control of financial institutions Risk Management (20%) Understanding the functioning of markets, risk analysis and control issues Type of risks in financial markets Statistical process control Evaluation of financial assets Mathematisation risk Portfolio management 4 to 6 months corporate internship In parallel courses and projects, a module dedicated to the personal development where everyone is accompanied individually throughout the year to prepare for APPLY, build a career plan, preparing her career, choose a course and prepare his professional thesis The trading room An outstanding opportunity to put daily in real situations One of the main strengths of Spécialisé® Master in Finance, Risk and Control is undoubtedly the trading room. This valuable tool at the disposal of the privileged circle are the students in the program and thus makes this unique Master. His unlimited access indeed allows them to organize themselves to use the trading room and search for useful information in the development of analysis. The professional thesis: a guarantee of expertise for employers The graduation of Master Spécialisé® assumes defense of a professional thesis. This is an in-depth personal work of analysis and reflection on a problem related to international news and constructed from concrete information collected. Each will focus this study in relation to its own path and its interests. Finally, it relies on the mission of 6 months in business that is in the logic of the professional project. This expertise significantly enhances the industry knowledge of each student and greatly facilitates the integration of graduates into the workforce.   Some examples of professional thesis: Evaluating the performance of the Bank of France score on the construction sector in the Pays de Loire region Risk-return infrastructure funds Analysis: a new asset class Business innovation and market performance The impact of adopting IFRS on French accounting standards. The era of big data, between risks and opportunities for banks Some examples of targeted competencies: Quantitative Finance Valuation of assets and businesses Merger acquisition Shareholder and bond management Management Diagnosis and Risk Management Regulation and compliance of the financial and insurance institutions Financial and strategic research company Financial engineering analysis Prudential treatment Developing a mapping of operational and financial risks Ensuring the adequacy of financial and economic analyzes Assessment of compliance with the requirements of prudential regulation Proposal of corrective actions to responsibility centers   Examples of career opportunities: Financial analyst Trader Market Maker (Market Maker) Portfolio Manager Through markets Merger & Acquisition Manager Structurer Fund Manager Financial auditor Management control Accounting Inspector Credit Analyst Asset Liability Manager (ALM) Chief Risk Officer Currency risk manager [-]

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.... [-]