SCSE-courses

ONLINE MASTER'S IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Earn your degree Online -Master's in Sustainable Development and gain the tools, skills, and knowledge to build a fulfilling and challenging career tackling the world’s biggest challenges-One year program.

DESIGN YOUR COURSE

We can work with you to design your own course outline. Typically, In-site training works best where you have a number of people requiring the same training or you have very specific outcomes from the training. Topics are focused on identified key areas and the course outline is shaped to achieve the desired outcomes and key learning points for those attending.

FREE ONLINE COURSES 

The SDG Academy offers open online courses on the SDGs and related topics, all taught by experts in their fields. Courses are hosted on edX.org, one of the world's largest online education platforms.

OUR TRAINING COURSES

One of our most popular programs, In-site Training is when we bring our courses to you (we run the course just for your team); you pick the course, location, and date.

TRAINING COURSES 

Create and deliver educational content on critical issues for the future of people and the planet, including climate change, sustainable development, circular economy, water, waste, and renewable energy.



           ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SAFETY & QUALITY



The course aims: to increase the knowledge of occupational safety, environmental protection, and health protection measures across the business. Developing safe and attractive work environments with a focus on comfort and cooperation taking preventive measures to prevent short and long adverse health effects. The course learns how to comply with relevant health and safety regulations and standards. Identifying health and safety standards in the working environment and maintain waste management systems. The course will include training on Integrated Management System (Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015); Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2015) and Occupational Health and Safety Management System (ISO 45001:2018).

Whom: Professionals (from municipalities, government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies or international bodies) at the management, decision-making, and educational level, related to waste handling, urban infrastructure, and urban environmental management and engineers and planners dealing with promoting, designing, operating or managing solid waste systems, in low-income countries or countries in transition.


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            WASTE MANAGEMENT COURSE


The aim of this course: is to enlighten the state of the art in technology, organizational and legislative developments and practices, and financial problems and profits of handling solid wastes. Focuses: The course describes the main features of the management of Solid Waste and of the technologies involved in the various treatment processes. Identify the stakeholders involved in Solid Waste Management planning and execution. Assess the benefits that can be generated from Solid Waste through the various management approaches. Perform basic calculations for landfills, composting, and (financial) planning of waste collection and recycling schemes.
Whom: Professionals (from municipalities, government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies or international bodies) at the management, decision-making, and educational level, related to waste handling, urban infrastructure, and urban environmental management and engineers and planners dealing with promoting, designing, operating or managing solid waste systems, in low-income countries or countries in transition.


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          SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT COURSE


The aim of this course: is to provide an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable and economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.  Focuses: The course introduces the academic approach of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation, and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, waste, water, environmental economics, and policies. Whom: Professionals (from municipalities, government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies or international bodies).


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         WASTE-TO-ENERGY COURSE


The aim of this course: is to provide information on waste combustion with energy recovery as well as the benefits of converting waste to energy, environmental regulations, and the clean air act. Focuses: The course will cover in detail the following topics:  MSW fuel: MSW definitions, classification, and composition; MSW handling safety; MSW and refuse-derived fuel; MSW compared to fossil fuels; Ash removal. Furnace designs:  designs; Mass-burn designs; Rotary combustors; RDF. Waste combustion characteristics: the combustion process; Theoretical and excess air; Heating value; Charging rate; Combustor capacity; Combustion temperatures; Reaction rates; Air pollution control equipment. Plant Operations: Principles of plant operation; Operator training; Troubleshooting; Basic plant economics. Ash Handling and Material Recovery: Characteristics of MSW ash; Safety and handling requirements; Ash treatment and analysis; Transport and loading systems; Material recovery. Whom: Professionals (from municipalities, government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies, or international bodies).


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         WATER ECONOMICS


The aim of this course: is designed to introduce participants with a background in intermediate economics to water resources in general or in a specific country/project. It confers knowledge about the economic principles and economic tools applicable to water policy issues pertaining to water resource issues, the determinants of water demand, and water supply projects for storage and bulk conveyance. Participants will be qualified to apply the economic tools to specific problems in their counties, to derive policy proposals to solve water resource-related problems, to assess existing policy proposals and to assess the quality of related scientific research, and assess research gaps. Furthermore, participants will be qualified to judge the problems and the perspectives for the improvement of the status of national water policies and projects in their countries. Successful participants will be able to understand a given problem, identify a relevant economic model that fits the problem, correctly set up the analytic framework, successfully derive solutions, and clearly interpret the qualitative results of their quantitative analysis. Whom:  Graduated and undergraduate students, Training centers,  Professionals (from municipalities, government departments, private companies, NGOs, universities, research institutions, aid agencies or international bodies).


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          RESEARCH TO PUBLICATION


The aim of this course: is designed to introduce new research methodologies. The course is focused entirely on the understanding of ethical principles and research approaches critically, independently, and creatively pursue the research process. The course is addressing the elements that make up formal research including a variety of research methodologies, action planning, the data analysis using statistical tools. Overall, the course guides the learners through the entire process from designing a research study, for publication in an international journal. Interactive self-study course gives learners the skills necessary to conduct investigations and overcome the challenges associated with getting published in international journals. The course will include teaching new tools and models.

Whom:  Graduated and undergraduate students, Training centers,  Professionals, University teachers, Researchers, and research institutions.


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          RESEARCH SUPERVISION


The aim of this course is to improve supervisor skills. The course teaches academics how to evaluate and improve their effectiveness as researchers and supervisors using a research-based practical approach. The training assists supervisors in guiding their students toward the ultimate aim of being able to study independently. The course covers current research methods and focuses on the effective techniques needed to succeed as a supervisor.

Whom:  Graduated and undergraduate students, Training centers,  Professionals, University teachers, Researchers, and research institutions.


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Our skilled team can provide in-depth training in any of our services via conferences, seminars, and teaching courses, as well as supporting Ph.D. and Master's projects.


ACADEMY OFFER MORE COURSES UPON REQUEST


TRAINING COURSES 

مصادر الطاقة المستدامة

الموارد الطبيعيّة للتنمية المستدامة في الشرق الاوسط

Sustainability and Circular Economy

Sustainable Development

Water reuse course  
Desalination course  
Industrial wastewater treatment course  
Renewable energy course  
Surface and groundwater pollution hydrology course  

Environmental engineering course

Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities.
Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Sustainability, and Innovation.
Measuring Sustainable Development
The UN Sustainable Development Goals: an Interdisciplinary Academic Introduction.

Sharing Cities: Governance and Urban 
Visualizing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Technical Writing, Research Ethics, and Publications.

Water Supply and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries.

How to achieve the SDGs

Learn the Foundational Concepts of GIS

Free online courses from SDG Academy & UN

The SDG Academy provides free graduate-level courses on sustainable development to students worldwide. From sustainable cities to human rights to climate action, each course addresses a major issue impacting our world today.


UN SDG:Learn is a United Nations initiative that aims to bring relevant and curated learning solutions on sustainable development topics to individuals and organizations.

Online Master's In Sustainable Development

As an initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) with collaboration with the SDG Academy, Sunway University (Malaysia), and University College Dublin (Ireland),  announce, global, fully Online two Master’s Programs in Sustainable Development.

Master’s in Sustainable Development Management (MSDM)

M.Sc. in Sustainable Development (UCD)

Sustainable development & human rights 

Take sustainable development & human rights online courses offered by the United Nations (UN), leading NGOs, and top universities. Learn how the United Nations and other human rights organizations tackle the most pressing human rights issues of our time.

Free online Sustainable Development Courses

Master of Arts in Development Studies and Diplomacy

Department of Environment and Development (DED) / the Unversity for Peace

The Department of Environment and Development (DED) at the Unversity for Peace focuses on efforts to reconcile poverty alleviation with environmental protection in a manner that contributes to peaceful conflict resolution. The Master of Arts Degree in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development (RMSED) emphasizes economic and management perspectives of peace while focusing on the concepts of sustainability and responsibility.

MSc in Ecology and Society 

Master of Arts Degree in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development (RMSED) 

Master of Arts Degree in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP)