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Air Pollution – a Global Threat to our Health (Coursera)

We all have to breathe to live. But the air we breathe is polluted both outdoors and indoors. Each year, this pollution costs 7 million lives across the globe – and a lot of suffering. 1 in 8 deaths is due to air pollution. This course will provide you [...]

Global Impact: Business Ethics (Coursera)

Global business ethics is the study and analysis of how ethics and global business are connected. How we should treat each other and our organizations in global and local contexts is the topic of this course. Business ethics and corporate responsibility are inherent in global commerce. Commerce [...]

Global Challenges in Business Capstone (Coursera)

The capstone for the Global Challenges in Business specialization will provide a learning experience that integrates across all the courses within that specialization. It will involve analysis of a situation concerning an actual business with a view to work toward a global stakeholder engagement business plan for introduction of [...]

Environmental Gamechanger – Lead the Way to Sustainable Development (edX)

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Environmental Gamechanger – Lead the Way to Sustainable Development (edX)
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Do you wish you could have an actual, tangible impact on global challenges, like climate change and pollution? Do you know of concrete issues in your community that need to change for the better, but no-one is taking on the challenge? Then let this online course empower you to [...]

Discovering Science: Global Challenges (FutureLearn)

Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance? Find out how the Penicillin class of antibiotics has been a major breakthrough in the treatment of patients. However, with bacteria developing efficient ways of resisting antibiotic treatment, discover how scientists are treating patients with infections [...]

Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)

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Climate Change: Solutions (FutureLearn)
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Explore the potential solutions to climate change and how they relate to the UN's sustainable development goals. Man-made climate change is one of the biggest threats to the world. The effects are already being seen through receding glaciers, ocean acidification and an increasingly vulnerable food supply. It’s vital we [...]

Global Ethics: An Introduction (FutureLearn)

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Global Ethics: An Introduction (FutureLearn)
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Explore the key ethical theories surrounding global challenges and learn how philosophy can be used to address these problems. Widespread poverty, closed borders and catastrophic climate change. In our interconnected world, we face challenges that demand global solutions. But how do you find the right [...]

Citizen Science Projects: How to Make a Difference (FutureLearn)

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Citizen Science Projects: How to Make a Difference (FutureLearn)
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Discover how to build your own citizen science project to address global challenges and create positive change. Learn to capture and analyse data and use the findings to take action. Would you like to understand the environment and other global challenges to help create change? Citizen science projects and [...]

Entrepreneurship for Global Challenges in Emerging Markets (edX)

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Entrepreneurship for Global Challenges in Emerging Markets (edX)
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Learn how to start a business and build your network in various cultural and social contexts in emerging markets. This course will introduce you to entrepreneurship for global challenges in emerging markets. You will get to know other like-minded entrepreneurs around you, and discover how institutions in your target [...]

Planetary Urbanisation: Global Challenges in a Changing World (FutureLearn)

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Planetary Urbanisation: Global Challenges in a Changing World (FutureLearn)
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Understanding the Global Challenges of a Changing World. The nature and form of urbanisation is rapidly changing. New cities form while others decline, urban development enhances economic chances for some but challenges quality of life for others. This course focuses on planetary urbanisation, the idea that whether living in [...]