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Course

Self-paced e-learning

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Offered by

SDG Academy

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Length
1 week
Effort
1-2 hours per week
Level
Introductory
Language
English
Venue
Online
Certificate
No
Price
Free

Course summary

This mini-course provides the basic concepts for understanding sustainable cities.

About this course

The United Nations predicts an increase in urban populations due to urbanization and population growth. To manage the needs of an increasing urban population, better infrastructure and programs are needed. Cities need to become sustainable to support population growth. This course, a mini-series companion to the SDG Academy’s full-length Sustainable Cities course, presents an introduction to sustainable cities.

Transcripts available in: English

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Target audience

Undergraduate and graduate students in architecture and development, sustainable development practitioners, private-sector actors in technology, telecommunications, transportation and energy, and interested individuals who would like an introduction to sustainable cities. 

Learning objectives

To gain basic knowledge of sustainable cities and the programs that support them.

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