Food Systems and Sustainable Business
Today’s food system faces many challenges. At the same time, companies and organisations need to switch to a more sustainable and circular business model to meet future demands. Therefore, new skills and capabilities are needed. Our courses and programmes provide the latest insights from research into how food systems can be made sustainable and future-proof, and help you turn knowledge into action.
Discover all Food Systems and Sustainable Business courses and programmes:
24 activities scheduled
Capstone Business and Operations for a Circular Bio-Economy
Use this Capstone project to integrate the technological processes with the business and operations aspects to develop a sustainable biobased practice.
Capstone Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability
Use this Capstone project to design a sustainable biobased process from biomass to finished product and help your company switch from fossil to renewable resources.
Capstone Economics and Policies for a Circular Bio-Economy
Interdisciplinarity is central in this part, linking the various sections in this MicroMasters® programme.
MOOC Biorefinery: From Biomass to Building Blocks of Biobased Products
Learn how to design an effective biorefinery to obtain valuable components from various biobased feedstocks such as plants, organisms and waste streams.
MOOC Business Strategy and Operations in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing the the strategic and operational challenges facing a company in the biobased economy and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC Circular Economy: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Join the transition towards a circular economy, taking into consideration economic, supply chain, social, technical, managerial and environmental aspects.
MOOC Circular Fashion: Design, Science and Value in a Sustainable Clothing Industry
Unravel the fundamentals of the circular fashion value chain, from new compostable, re- or upcirculed textile materials and design all the way to business modelling.
MOOC Climate Action in Biodiverse Landscapes
Learn to mobilize collaboration among landscape actors to enhance biodiversity by applying nature-based climate solutions as we adapt to and mitigate climate change.
MOOC Co-Creating Sustainable Cities
Learn how citizen's co-creation is key to making cities more sustainable by understanding the interplay between technology, policy and people’s daily lives.
MOOC Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing with the economics and policies governing the transition to biobased resources and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Business and Economics Perspective
Discover how to use microorganisms and catalysts to create biobased products, and how to market and sell those products in a profitable business model.
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Chemistry Perspective
Discover how use of microorganisms and catalysts instead of fossil resources can create biobased products for the production of food, chemicals and energy-carriers.
MOOC Landscape Finance: Investing in Innovation for Sustainable Landscapes
Learn to navigate the web of landscape finance, across public, private and banking stakeholders, and develop cutting-edge business cases for sustainable landscapes.
MOOC Landscape Governance: Collaborating Across Sectors and Scales
Get the knowledge and skills to design and implement effective landscape governance that harnesses the power of place to mobilise and unite stakeholders.
MOOC Landscape Leadership: Catalyse Sustainable Development in Landscapes
Learn how to take the lead in mobilising resources, resolve conflicts and facilitate stakeholders to achieve sustainable, innovative change in your landscape.
MOOC Sustainable Food Security: Crop Production
How to feed the world without depleting our planet’s reserves? As part of the XSeries Sustainable Food Security learn about the availability pillar of production.
MOOC Sustainable Food Security: Food Access
As part of the XSeries Sustainable Food Security explore which key actors, at household, local, and (inter)national levels, negotiate and decide on access to food.
MOOC Sustainable Food Security: The value of systems thinking
As part of the XSeries Sustainable Food Security, learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems.
MOOC Sustainable Tourism: Rethinking the future
Engage in interdisciplinary debates to explore and co-create future responsible travel and tourism initiatives in your personal/professional context. Join us!
MOOC Sustainable Tourism: Society & Environmental Aspects
An all-round introduction to the industry, understand the scope next to the social and environmental impact of tourism and help drive its sustainability!