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Sustainability in Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction (edX)

This course introduces the basic elements and trends that define sustainability practices in Architecture today. It follows an interdisciplinary approach that includes performance assessment and urban policies. This course offers an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability in Architecture. Learners will be introduced to the basic elements of sustainability [...]

Financial Analysis for Startups (Coursera)

In the previous two courses, you have learned how to value startups using the discounted cash flow method and multiple methods. However, you have not learned how to estimate cash flows or earnings of startups. In this course, you are going to learn the concepts and usage of financial [...]

Firm Level Economics: Markets and Allocations (Coursera)

In this class, we will derive equilibrium outcomes across a variety of market structures. We will begin by understanding equilibrium under a market structure called Perfect Competition, a benchmark construction. Economists have tools to measure the efficiency of market outcomes. We next consider the polar extreme of a competitive [...]

Management of Urban Infrastructures – part 1 (Coursera)

Sustainability, Resilience and Efficiency are fundamental considerations for city managers in managing urban infrastructures. Today, more than 3.9 billion people, making up more than 54% of the global population, live in cities. Urbanization is expected to continue in the coming years, raising the urban population to 6.0 billion by [...]

Property and Liability: An Introduction to Law and Economics (Coursera)

Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life.

Microeconomics: The Power of Markets (Coursera)

We make economics decisions every day: what to buy, whether to work or play, what to study. We respond to markets all the time: prices influence our decisions, markets signal where to put effort, they direct firms to produce certain goods over others. Economics is all around us. This [...]

Feedback : A Powerful Tool for Efficiency and Effectiveness (edX)

In most of the studies and literature on Organisational Behaviour, little has been said or written about feedback and its powerful impact. Because of its evaluative and corrective nature, it has a strong impact on the receiver's thoughts. There are two sides to every feedback situation: the giver and [...]

Energy Supply Systems for Buildings (edX)

Discover how to convert natural resources into heat, cold and electricity, what the capabilities of renewable systems are, how to match energy supply with buildings’ energy demand, and what that means for energy efficiency and carbon emissions. In this course, you will discover the supply side of buildings’ energy [...]

Cómo implantar grupos de mejora de procesos (edX)

Aprende las fases de la mejora de procesos, las características del equipo de trabajo ideal y técnicas para implementar grupos de resolución de problemas. Cuando hacer las cosas bien no es suficiente, necesitamos convertir la mejora continua en un lema diario para todos los trabajadores de la [...]

Energía inteligente para un futuro sostenible (URJC)

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Energía inteligente para un futuro sostenible (URJC)
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El panorama energético mundial, dominado por una demanda creciente de energía a escala global que se sustenta en el consumo masivo de energías fósiles, conlleva importantes retos a los que debe hacer frente nuestra sociedad. Planificar nuestro futuro energético es trascendental para lograr el avance de la humanidad. Sin [...]