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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The integration of sustainability in tourism planning and management involves reviewing not only concepts but also the design of products and management of tourist destinations, applying new tools and strategies for a more respectful tourism with the environment. [+]
The aim of the full time (one year) or part-time (two years) Master of Arts in Management with a track in Sustainable Tourism and Protected Areas or Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality is to offer a predominantly professionally-oriented education for anyone [+]
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. [+]
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:... [-]
The study presented in its sixth edition a modular, flexible, attractive, updated and differentiated program, a faculty composed of a professional / academic mix of high relevance in the national and international arena and Latin American perspective [+]
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... [-]
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 program qualifies for a <strong>master´s degree in Tourism Studies</strong>, and provides a thorough knowledge of the social, cultural, economic and environmental aspects of tourism. [+]
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. [+]
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 ... [+]
The Master’s Program in Management & Engineering centers on the handling of interactions between management and technology, as well as on imparting a fundamental and [+]
Drawing on fields such as anthropology, geography, sociology and economic history, the programme provides interdisciplinary perspectives and analytical tools for communicating [+]
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.... [-]
Technology is an important driving force for economic development and technology and communication are two essential factors in the development of more sustainable societies. Without using technology [+]
Master in Sustainable Technology
Technology is an important driving force for economic development and technology and communication are two essential factors in the development of more sustainable societies. Without using technology in a sustainable way, it will not be possible to attain economic growth and global equity. Without communication skills, it will not be possible to reach consensus in the democratic processes in society for different new technologies. These insights will be the foundation in the Master’s programme in Sustainable Technology.
The courses in the program cover a range of trans-disciplinary subjects such as Industrial ecology, Environmental system analysis, Cleaner production, Technology and ecosystems, Ecological economics etc. The students will get tools and knowledge to be able to apply technology in a sustainable way.... [-]
The focus of the programme is sustainable development as a vital challenge to our societies that needs to be seriously addressed by governments and public administrations. The programme is a cooperation between Human Geography, Political Science and Sociology and is a one year master, 60 credits. [+]
Architects and engineers that are concerned with sustainability and the challenges of energy [+]