Knowledge and skills provided by the course can be classified into two main areas: soft skills and hard (technical) skills. The first area, which, for the reasons explained above, is themost important one, will include: critical thinking,
system thinking, organizational design, cultural change and change management, problem solving, teamworking. The second area will include skills like system dynamics, big data, operational research, decision making techniques
and multi-criteria decision analysis. More specifically, these techniques will assist inclarifying sustainable development problems like which policy satisfies the criteria for sustainability, how sustainability is measured etc.