UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Cambridge Business Sustainability Management online short course

Course starts 21 February 2018
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Course information

Registration Closes:
13 February 2018
Course Starts:
21 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online (Excl. Orientation)
Effort:
8 - 12 hours per week
Price:
GBP £1,800Options Available
University:
University of Cambridge
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
13 February 2018
Course Starts:
21 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online (Excl. Orientation)
Effort:
8 - 12 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cambridge
Language:
English

Introduction

Become an agent for positive change with an online short course from a world-leading sustainability institution.

Learn to develop and motivate an action plan for sustainable business practices in your organisation - making you an indispensable resource for future businesses.

As awareness of climate change, resource scarcity, pollution, and social inequality rises, businesses and governments are being held increasingly responsible. There is a need for positive, sustainable change. By taking this short course you’ll become that change, and set yourself up for a flourishing career.

This short course equips you with the skills to not only adapt to growing global concerns and shifting landscapes, but to lead positive change throughout your sphere of influence.

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What will set you apart

Become a leader in sustainable business, and walk away with the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Argue the business case for sustainability management
  • Explore international regulations surrounding environmental best practices and importance of sustainability in production and consumption
  • Discover the potential of innovation and technology to enable and accelerate business sustainability
  • Develop a sustainability plan, lead the strategy and implementation thereof, and explore collaborative value-creation opportunities
  • Become a member of the CISL global alumni network and collaborate with like-minded business leaders around the globe

Course curriculum

This sustainability management online short course covers everything from international regulations to technological disruption.

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • Course Module 2: The business case and leadership for action
  • Course Module 3: Regulatory environment and international policy
  • Course Module 4: Production and consumption
  • Course Module 5: Design, technology, and planning for sustainability
  • Course Module 6: Communication and marketing 
  • Course Module 7: Collaboration and partnerships
  • Course Module 8: Rewiring your business approach

Your success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from thought leaders via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.


MARTIN ROBERTS
Course Convenor

 

Meet some of your guest lecturers – Thought leaders in sustainability

 

ian

IAN ELLISON

Sustainability Manager at Jaguar Land Rover

dame

DAME POLLY COURTICE

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Founder and Director

willday

WILL DAY

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

james

JAMES STACEY

CISL Fellow

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

toni

TONY JUNIPER

Leading author and environmentalist

nancy

DR NANCY BOCKEN

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

craig

CRAIG BENNETT

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

Earn a certificate from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from CISL as powerful proof of your new competencies, and use it to set yourself apart as a future-fit leader in an increasingly sustainability-oriented business environment.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 21 February 2018.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 2 May 2018

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