Climate Solutions 101 is a specifically designed course for MaCS students and the first get-together of the cohort. The course provides the students with a basic scientific understanding of climate change and its consequences and presents potential climate solutions. The focal topics are climate science, economics & policy and implications for business.
The course will start with a physical kick-off, followed by online learning modules and quizzes. In the second week of the break, a block seminar combining guest lectures, team work and excursions will take place. Professors and climate specialists will present different perspectives on the relevant topics. Students will apply their newly acquired knowledge and get first-hand experience of managing climate solutions. At the end of the course, students submit a reflection paper to fulfill the course requirements.
- Kick-off: Saturday before semester begin, calendar week 37 (all day)
- Block seminar: 2nd week of the semester break, calendar week 45 (5 days, all day)
- Closing session: calendar week 47 (half-day)