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Promotion of Sustainable development 1 cp, online course

Avoin Omnia
Continuing education
How to build a sustainable future as an individual and as a community? How do ecological choices contribute to a product's life cycle?

Course content

  1. Principles of sustainable development (ecological, economic, social, cultural)
  2. Life cycle thinking and the circular economy
  3. Ethical aspects of sustainable development

This course introduces the principles of sustainable development. We look at topics through ecological, economic, cultural and social perspective and consider the local, regional and global impact of different activities on the present and the future. 

Learning outcomes

In the course, you will learn the ecological, economic, social and cultural aspects of various sustainable development solutions. You will learn how to take into account the principles of life-cycle thinking and circular economy as well as to consider solutions from ethical perspectives.

Target group

The course is targeted at those who are interested in basic knowledge related to sustainable development.

Details on the course

Performance instructions

You will do assignments independently in Moodle -learning platform.

User accounts

•    Once you have registered for a course, you will later receive an email containing instructions how to activate your Omnia -account.
•    After activating your Omnia -account, log in into Moodle with your Omnia -account email address and password (
•    After logging in to Moodle, you may have already been added to the course by the teacher. If you don’t see your course, you may have to self enrol ( using a provided course key.
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  • If you are already studying at Omnia in either vocational or upper secondary education, register for training at Wilma (
  • If you are already a student at an educational institution (other than Omnia), contact InfoOmnia by e-mail or by phone 09 2319 8360 and inquire about the possibility of completing your own degree. Open Omnia is not a channel for completing studies that are included in the degree of another institution.
  • If you have enrolled to this course, but cannot attend, please inform us soonest possible
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Life and working life skills
Environment and nature