PROGRAM STRUCTURE - COURSES

Module 1 (ECTS 12)
Sustainable Development in the 2030 UN Agenda

  • Agenda 2030: History, Vision, Strategy and Goals 
    • The New Vision on Development:  Knowledge Integration
    • The Nexus Goals: Food, Water, Energy, Institutions and Migration
    • The Sustainable Development Pillars
    • Ethical Issues
    • Geo-Politics
    • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    • Compliance and International Agreements: Role and Instruments
    • Land SD Issues: Land Degradation Neutrality; Land Grabbing
    • Economic Growth, Demography and Climate Change.

Module 2 (ECTS 12)

Socio-Economy Pillar

  • Development Economics: 
    • Sustainable Development Economics
    • International Economics and Globalization
    • Inequality Issues
    • Economics of Innovation for Sustainable Development
  • Social Innovation
  • Statistics applied to the 2030 Agenda Pillars
  • International and Business Law.

Module 3 (ECTS 12)

Finance Pillar

  • Finance for  Development 
    • Public Finance Policies  and Instruments for SD
    • Corporate Finance
    • Finance for Innovation
    • SRI in Financial Markets
    • Impact Investing
    • Microfinance
    • Financing Start-up Growth in Developed and Undeveloped Countries.

Module 4 (ECTS 12)
Sustainability Management Pillar

  • SD International Organization
  • Corporate Social Responsability
  • Organization Design and Management: 
    • International Business
    • Organization Design and Human Resources Management
    • Research Methods in Management
    • Empowerment Methodology
  • Management of Sd Projects: 
    • Project Design  for Developed and Undeveloped Countries
    • Project Management
    • Projects Dissemination and Exploitation
    • Project Financing
  • Communication and Institutional Marketing
  • Risk Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Environment Management
  • Ecology, Resilience and Biodiversity in Eco-Management 
    • Sustainable Agriculture
    • Water Management, Sea Preservation and Fishing
    • Energy Management.

Module 5 (ECTS 9)
SD Goals Laboratory

  • Workshops on Transversal Issues
  • SD Projects Simulation
  • Final Exam.

Module 6 (ECTS 3)
Master Thesis & Final Exam

  • Design and Development of the project thesis on a specific topic analyzed during the master programme
  • Final Exam.