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Sustainable innovations in enterprises
This free online course, Sustainable innovations in enterprises, introduces you to the importance of sustainable innovations, the role it plays in commercial and social enterprises and the importance to society. It explores cases of sustainable innovations in specialist areas – arts and humanities; science, technology and engineering; health & social care. The course also evaluates three methods for measuring the societal impacts of sustainable innovations. Learners are encouraged to reflect on their own experiences of cases where sustainable innovations drive success or failures in enterprises and how the positive impacts on society can be evaluated and sustained.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- define sustainable innovation
- analyse sustainable innovations within a specialist area
- evaluate and measure the impact of sustainable innovation
- engage with the social impact of sustainable innovation with confidence
- reflect on key learning and applications to professional practice.
First Published: 28/11/2016
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Initial impressions and experiences
- 2 Sustainable innovation in different specialisms
- 3 Measuring the impact of sustainable innovation
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