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Business Sustainability Management online short course

 

Format

Online

Length

8 weeks (+1.5 weeks orientation) 12–15 hours/week

Course fees

£2,000

Course start dates

13 February 2019 (register by 5 February)
15 May 2019 (register by 7 May)
31 July 2019 (register by 23 July)

 

 

This course is designed to address the growing need and prevalence of sustainability practices in business  giving you the tools to pioneer meaningful change throughout your organisation. Upon completion of the course, you will gain access to the CISL global alumni network, consisting of nearly 8,000 like-minded business leaders around the world.

 

Become a future-fit leader and accelerate your career 


Gain the confidence and skills to:

1. Articulate the importance of sustainability in business, and drive social responsibility across your organisation’s value chain.

2. Investigate the potential of technology, design, and innovation to enable or limit sustainable business practices.

3. Explore the role of marketing and communication - both internal and external - in your sustainability strategy.

4. Define and explore opportunities for value creation through stakeholder and partner collaboration.

Develop integrated sustainability strategies, and implement them throughout your sphere of influence.

 

CPD certified


 

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This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 100 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. CISL and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points.

  

Find out more about our tutor-guided online sustainability course.

 

Learning model


This fully tutored and supported course is offered online for your convenience and flexibility. This personalised, people-mediated approach has resulted in a 90 per cent certification rate.

Using relevant and practical case studies, you’ll gain insights from world-leading experts in the field, and thought leaders in sustainability:

 

ian

Ian Ellison

Sustainability Manager at Jaguar Land Rover

polly

Dame Polly Courtice

Founder and Director of The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

mike

Mike Barry

Head of Sustainable Business at Marks and Spencer

phillipe

Phillipe Joubert

Executive Chair of Global Electricity Initiative, Senior Advisor & MD of Energy & Climate, WBCSD

james

James Stacey

CISL Fellow

will

Will Day

Sustainability Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Chairman of Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)

tony

Tony Juniper

Leading author and environmentalist

craig

Craig Bennett

CEO at Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

nancy

Dr Nancy Bocken

Associate Professor at TU Delft, Industrial Design Engineering (Design for Sustainability and Product Innovation Management)

 

 

 

Study Business Sustainability Management and learn how to integrate sustainable practices across your business strategy


Module 1: Sustainability challenges and opportunities

Module 2: The business case and leadership for action

Module 3: Regulatory environment and international policy

Module 4: Production and consumption

Module 5: Design, technology and planning for sustainability

Module 6: Communication and marketing 

Module 7: Collaboration and partnerships

Module 8: Rewiring your business approach

 

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