Introducing environmental decision-making

Introducing environmental decision-making

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 24 hours study time

  • Environment and agriculture

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, Introducing environmental decision-making, considers decisions in their broader contexts and advocates a systems approach to environmental decision-making.

Learning outcomes

  1. Recognise and explain some different approaches to decision-making.
  2. Recognise and explain some major factors that influence decision-making.
  3. Recognise and explain what is understood by environmental decision-making and several key concepts that are relevant to it.
  4. Recognise and explain how to identify some environmental issues that are of interest or concern and explain why.
  5. Recognise and explain what the authors of the course mean by a system, its boundary and environment.