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How to Develop Soft Skills for Sustainability

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Course Features

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Duration

16 weeks

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Lifetime Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Beginner

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Effort

3 hours per week

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

Course Description

Sustainability is a major focus for the global community. It's crucial that everyone can work together to bring about positive changes at all levels.

Ubiquity University's 16-week ExpertTrack offers an accelerated introduction to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It also teaches you the soft skills needed to assist the global community in achieving them.

As the world changes, collaboration and teamwork are more important than ever.

This second course will teach you soft skills such as trust, diversity, inclusion and team building. It will also help you to collaborate in complex environments.

In any environment, problem-solving is essential. But it's especially important in developing countries where the problems are often complex and new.

Learn the importance of emotional intelligence in solving problems, especially those that are related to mental health. You'll learn techniques to critically think, including how to look at topics differently and take into consideration cultural perspectives.

Planning on a global level for a global community is important. It's important that you can see both the bigger picture and the smaller parts of the system.

This ExpertTrack will help you explore sustainable communities as well as the systems thinking involved in the design, planning, and construction of this type infrastructure.

To become a better leader, you'll need to be able to communicate and negotiate conflict well.

Businesses are increasingly aware of the importance mental health at work and mindfulness and meditation become more useful.

These ExpertTracks will help you develop these skills for your career and personal well-being. This ExpertTrack will help you identify your strengths and learn techniques to assess your motivations.

The UN SDGs will be introduced and concepts about sustainable development. This will provide the basis for the ExpertTrack, where you can delve into the individual SDGs.

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Skills You Will Gain

Prerequisites/Requirements

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This ExpertTrack will be especially useful to anyone interested in developing soft skills with a focus on sustainability and how to use these soft skills to improve yourself and the planet

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You do not need to have any previous experience or qualifications to benefit from the courses

What You Will Learn

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Soft Skills

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Mindfulness

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Collaboration

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Teamwork

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Critical Thinking

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Emotional Intelligence

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Problem-Solving

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Systems Thinking

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Negotiation Skills

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Leadership

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Meeting Global Challenges

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Building Global Communities

Target Students

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This course is designed for anyone looking to improve their soft skills to help in career development

Course Instructors

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Shelly Alcorn

Instructor

Former association executive and consultant, edupunk who is now COO of Ubiquity University and interested in deep adaptation to climate change, as well as social and economic justice.
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