The University of Colorado to offer sustainability management certificate program
December 30, 2009
BOULDER, CO — The University of Colorado is soon launching a new sustainability management certificate program for professionals to green their workplaces, according to the Boulder Daily Camera.
Debuting in January, the University of Colorado''s continuing education department will offer courses like "Taking the Right Risks for Sustainability" and "Going Green: Becoming a Sustainability Coordinator," the story stated.
Sustainability Program Director Geoffrey Rubinstein said: "It will be valuable for individuals who want to focus on sustainability in their careers, but also for organizations that recognize the importance of sustainability to the health of the planet and their organizations'' bottom lines.
In addition to 100 hours of class time, students earning the sustainability management certificate will spend 20 hours working one-on-one with an instructor to implement sustainability plans at their organizations, the story noted.
There are now about 200 sustainability majors, minors and certificate programs offered across the United States, roughly half of which emerged in the past year, the story added.
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