Thinking and realizing digitalization sustainably
The CAS in Sustainable Digitalization focuses on developing future skills around the so-called “double transformation”. There can be no digitalization of products, processes, and services without considering sustainability. To run a sustainable business in the digital age means to know the potential of the circular and sharing economies and to integrate them in one’s activities. From developing novel, sustainable solutions to transforming one’s own business model, sustainable digitalization is a field of many new ideas and projects.
Programs and courses with a sustainability angle
In the Smart Living CAS program, participants familiarize themselves with solutions, methods and tools from Computer Science and Information Technology, Engineering and Architecture, and Social Work that highlight the interconnectedness of humans and digitalization in Smart Living. With its holistic curriculum, the CAS teaches a new approach for a participatory, sustainable, and yet digitalized living environment for society. It also creates opportunities and helps to establish a mindset that considers the needs of future generations.
The CAS in Digital Ecosystems combines organizational culture and the use of technology in the context of future-oriented collaboration. Applying cutting-edge techniques and methods, the program overcomes the contradiction between virtual and physical collaboration, bringing them together in a meaningful way. This process facilitates innovation and new opportunities for the development of a sustainable society.
Ethics and values are the foundation of a peaceful society
Digitalization has brought an array of new challenges around ethics and values for society to contend with: new virtual spaces, artificial intelligence and big data warrant a reevalation of our ethical norms. The CAS in Digital Ethics Management focuses on a sustainable future for companies wishing to fulfill their social responsibility in concert with their customers and clients.
The continuing education program CAS in Digital Healthcare teaches the basics of healthcare, medical IT, and information technology overall in a compact format. Its focus lies on procedural and project-specific know-how to make it applicable across the health sector in all its breadth. Digitization is advancing steadily in medicine and healthcare. While certain challenges remain in terms of data protection, the actors in this field increasingly employ technologies for better diagnoses, to make better provision for patients and to improve prevention. In this context, sustainability means collaboration at every level, both nationally and internationally, to provide healthcare and data security for all.