Impact Certificate

Foundations of Climate Sciences

Gain a deep understanding of Earth’s ecosystems to effectively tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

In our 3-Month Foundations of Climate Sciences program, you'll explore biodiversity, climate dynamics, and environmental science, equipping yourself with the knowledge to effectively address pressing environmental challenges. Learn to leverage nature-based solutions and science-based sustainable management practices to tackle environmental and social challenges, and promote long-term sustainability.

Our flexible online format allows you to balance work and studies while engaging with industry experts, preparing you to climate-related challenges effectively.

CREDITS
15 ECTS
FORMAT
Online
DURATION
9 Weeks
TUITION
€1,950
LANGUAGE
English
ELIGIBILITY
Open to all
WEEKLY COMMITMENT
Approx. 10h
SCHEDULE
1 session / week
EVAULATION
Project-based
Join our learning community of 400+ change makers
RWTH Aachen University
GreenTech Alliance
United Nations Climate Change
LFCA (Leaders for Climate Action)
WU Executive Academy
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Use climate sciences to evaluate sustainable actions and policies

From Entrepreneurs to NGO managers, this program is tailored to meet the diverse needs of professionals such as:

Sustainability managers seeking to go beyond carbon accounting and implement environmental initiatives with impact
Entrepreneurs aiming to develop science-based solutions which create environmental impact
NGO managers who wish to improve the impact of their organization by incorporating science and nature-based solutions
Environmental scientists looking to translate their understanding of natural systems into impactful solutions

Maximize Your Learning with Insightful Feedback From Industry Pros

Our challenge-based learning format allows you to immediately apply what you learned in real-world scenarios. Each Impact Certificate is made up of three challenges. You’ll work with other learners and experts in a global community to develop you competencies and network. In your Impact Certificate, you will solve these three challenges:
1
Environmental science
2
Nature-based solutions
3
Science-based sustainable management

Your curriculum

Each Certificate Program comprises three interrelated challenges, equipping you with unique competencies to conquer current and future hurdles.

Challenge 1
Environmental science
Gain an understanding Earth's fundamental systems to develop effective sustainable strategies amidst climate change and biodiversity loss. Explore the interconnectedness of Earth's systems, analyze ecosystems and evaluate the drivers of biodiversity to grasp the complexities of ecological dynamics.
Challenge 2
Nature-based solutions
Explore the concept of ecosystem services and their role in providing societal benefits, from sustainability and business perspectives. Learn how to utilize these ecosystem services to develop Nature-based Solutions (NbS) which leverage ecosystems to address social and environmental challenges.
Challenge 3
Science-based sustainable management
Understand science-based sustainable practices, beginning with a critical evaluation of historical and current sustainable practices. Explore tools for science-based sustainable management, and learn how to implement and monitor science-based targets effectively.

What you will learn

Upon completion, participants will able to:

Industry experts

Meet the speakers and mentors who will guide you.
Professor of Sustainability & Ecology
Sami Asad
Sami Asad is an ecologist and conservation scientist unwaveringly committed to advancing sustainable resource management and addressing anthropogenic impacts in Southeast Asia. His primary research thrust involves harnessing biodiversity monitoring data to enhance sustainable forestry practices. Sami's research portfolio extends across diverse domains, including quantifying anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity, endangered species monitoring and management, spatial ecology, and herpetology. Beyond research, he has a wealth of experience as an educator, offering insights into sustainability, conservation biology, ecology, and biological sciences. His teaching expertise ranges from graduate-level life history evolution to GSCE Biology, making Sami a valuable contributor to research and education in these fields.

Get guidance from industry insiders

Leaders with extensive knowledge in their fields will be working with you to help you grow and achieve your goals.

Professor of Sustainability & Ecology
Sami Asad
Sami Asad is an ecologist and conservation scientist unwaveringly committed to advancing sustainable resource management and addressing anthropogenic impacts in Southeast Asia. His primary research thrust involves harnessing biodiversity monitoring data to enhance sustainable forestry practices. Sami's research portfolio extends across diverse domains, including quantifying anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity, endangered species monitoring and management, spatial ecology, and herpetology. Beyond research, he has a wealth of experience as an educator, offering insights into sustainability, conservation biology, ecology, and biological sciences. His teaching expertise ranges from graduate-level life history evolution to GSCE Biology, making Sami a valuable contributor to research and education in these fields.

Your community, a collective of leaders

At ToU, you'll join a network of highly skilled disruptors and like-minded individuals who want to change the world —just  like you.

Global community

Our learners work for companies such as: Deutsche Bank, ExxonMobil, SAP, Climate-KIC, Deloitte, Deutsche Bahn, IBM, ING, Mattel, Microsoft, Nike, PwC, Riot Games, Siemens, Tesla, Weleda and more.

Online & in-person events

Access a variety of online and in-person community events to connect with peers, network with industry professionals, learn from experts, and stay ahead of the latest trends and innovations in your field.

Purpose-driven community

Learn, exchange and grow alongside a community of mission-driven innovators, visionaries, influencers, and change makers.

Empower Your Perspectives

Impact Certificates are tailor-made to enhance your professional growth and expand your network in a span of three months, all while accommodating your lifestyle with a flexible approach.

You can easily integrate participating in our Impact Certificates with your current work and personal commitments through our mobile-app.

You are joining a global community determined to create a better tomorrow while growing the necessary competencies to reach your goals.

Long-term vision, short-term action

In just ten weeks, you will learn 21st-century competencies that will not only help you accelerate your professional success but also your impact. Your community is filled with individuals from around the world with diverse backgrounds and expertise.

Enroll now to reserve your spot. Our Admissions Team will reach out to you shortly after.

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Highlights

Three
Months (10 weeks)
10-15h
weekly COMMITMENT
25
LEARNERS PER cohort
1
LIVE Course discussion per week
€1.950
fee
15 ECTS
transferable ECTS
Slack
Community
Validate your competencies with a certificate
Upon successfully completing the challenge, you'll receive a digital certificate worth 15 ECTS that can be shared with your personal and professional networks.

Apply to reserve your spot, program starts:

15th July 2024

ToU Application Deadline
regular admission / €2.450 fee
8th July 2024
Program Starts
15th July 2024
Certificate

Upon successfully completing the the Impact Degree in GreenTech, you'll receive a digital certificate that can be shared with your personal and professional networks.

5 Reasons Our Learners Love Us

Skills that Set You Up for Success

Our challenge-based learning model, equips you with practical, real-world skills needed to drive digital and sustainable transformations in any future business scenario.

Learn, Connect & Grow Globally

Our diverse community of impact-driven learners from +30 countries, offers a unique global network and multicultural experience, both online and through regional meet-ups.

Faculty & Mentors who Support You

Experience the support and guidance of our dedicated and responsive faculty and mentors, who are committed to support your educational success.

Radically Affordable Tuition Model

Access quality education at an exceptional value, starting at €6,600/year. As a fully-accredited university, you can also apply for a variety of scholarships and funding options.

100% Online & Flexible

Study part-time, full-time and from anywhere in the world! With our flexible learning model you can easily adapt your study schedule to your work, travel and personal commitments.

Hear from our learners

From gaining valuable skills and knowledge to building a supportive network, they highly recommend it.
Isabel Sum
ToU Learner

I love the learning experience at Tomorrow University because it truly is built on digital education combined with actionable and practical challenges.

Alexander Woegerer
ToU Learner

An inspiring mindset coupled with the idea of challenge-based learning and working on exciting projects with great people from different countries from various professional backgrounds convinced me to go on this journey with Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences.

Volodymyr Danylov
ToU Learner

I'm 100% sure that I will remember ToU as the university which allowed me to gain direction first, and then learn the skills needed.

Join 400+ change makers
Enrol today
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Isabel Sum
ToU Learner

I love the learning experience at Tomorrow University because it truly is built on digital education combined with actionable and practical challenges.

Alexander Woegerer
ToU Learner

An inspiring mindset coupled with the idea of challenge-based learning and working on exciting projects with great people from different countries from various professional backgrounds convinced me to go on this journey with Tomorrow University of Applied Sciences.

Volodymyr Danylov
ToU Learner

I'm 100% sure that I will remember ToU as the university which allowed me to gain direction first, and then learn the skills needed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Impact Cerificate
Foundations of Climate Sciences
LAST DAY TO APPLY
8th July 2024
DURATION
9-weeks
COST
€1,950
STACKABLE
15