Leading Sustainable Community Transformation, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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The Leading Sustainable Community Transformation course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder is designed to provide a foundation for approaching complex problems, engaging with stakeholders, and providing tools to collect and analyze data to solve community transformation challenges holistically.

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The ability to engage stakeholders is an increasingly important competency that requires tact, strategy, collaboration, and high quality communication skills. Solving complex problems effectively, appropriately, and in a timely manner requires a major shift in mindset, moving away from siloed, discipline-specific methods.

What you'll learn on this The Leading Sustainable Community Transformation course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado Boulder:

  • Learners will master techniques to collect data that can be used to inform your work and stakeholder interaction.
  • Learners will apply systems thinking for project management.
  • Learners will know how to develop a practical, place-based strategy for stakeholder engagement.
  • Learners will be able to explain how to build rapport and trust with stakeholders and how to work as a consultant in a team environment.

Applied Learning Project

Learners will have the opportunity to write a proposal using principles of systems thinking, articulate and illustrate the system and its components related to a particular project focus, apply systems thinking and project management concepts, and enlist stakeholders to identify and evaluate the needs of a community. 

Skills You Will Gain:

  • Survey Design
  • Project Management
  • Client interaction
  • Systems Thinking
  • Outreach & Engagement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing a Systems Mindset
  • Strategies for Effective Engagement
  • Transforming Communities

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner level

  • No prior experience required

Tuition Fee

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