UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP

Business Sustainability Management online short course

Earn a certificate in business sustainability from the University of Cambridge in 8 weeks, entirely online

Course overview

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 with the confidence and skills to:

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

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

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

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

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% 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 ELLISON

Sustainability Manager at Jaguar Land Rover

DAME POLLY COURTICE

Founder and Director of The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

MIKE BARRY

Head of Sustainable Business at Marks and Spencer

PHILLIPE JOUBERT

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

JAMES STACEY

CISL Fellow

WILL DAY

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

TONY JUNIPER

Leading author and environmentalist

CRAIG BENNETT

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

DR NANCY BOCKEN

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

Course factsheet

8 weeks online (+1.5 weeks orientation)

8–12 hours/week

Course starts: 27 February 2017

Registrations close: 21 February 2017

Course fees: £1,800

Offered by the University of Cambridge, presented in collaboration with GetSmarter.

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Future-proof your career and business

The world needs socially responsible business. Do you have what it takes to drive meaningful change?