The Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Business is part of CISL’s mission to empower individuals and organisations to take leadership to tackle critical global challenges. More specifically, it aims to provide an academically grounded, highly participatory and applied forum for learning around topical sustainability issues, to help professionals develop:
- A strong foundation in wider global social, environmental and economic trends, and the strategic business case for change;
- Strategies and suggestions for changed based on the latest theoretical and practical developments shaping sustainable practices;
- The knowledge, skills, and confidence to critically engage with a range of strategies and tools for practical action; and
- An ongoing capacity to work with others to co-create solutions to complex problems, and contribute to a wider community of learning and practice.
esides enthusiasm and commitment, applicants must have: An undergraduate degree from a recognised university, or evidence of equivalent work experience/achievement and ability to read for a Master's-level programme An acceptable ability in written and spoken English language (evidence will be required of participants’ proficiency if English is not their first language) A minimum of 3 years’ work experience after graduation An endorsement from their employing institution supporting their application, required time commitment for the programme and ideally support for the assignments being undertaken in the context of a sustainability challenge/opportunity relevant to the organisation, or – if independent – from an acceptable institution familiar with their work Demonstrable enthusiasm and/or aptitude for sustainability leadershipAcademic and/or professional excellence Commitment to using learning from the programme to lead or influence change within their business context Access to appropriate computer technology and internet software Ability to pay the course fees or identify a sponsoring institution Ability to attend two workshops during Stage 1 and complete three modules (inclusive of participation to residential workshops of 2.5 days each) in Stage 2 Postgraduate Certificate alumni would typically be expected to achieve an overall grade B or above in the Certificate in order to be accepted to the Diploma Stage 2.
Fees and funding
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