Organizer: University of St. Michael's College
Date: 10.18.17, 08:30AM – 10.20.17, 05:00PM ET
Sponsor:University of St. Michael's College at University of Toronto
The Certificate in CSR/Sustainability is taking applications for 2017/2018. Module 1 will be held in Toronto, Canada, October 18 -20, 2017. Module 2 and 3 will be held May, 2018 and November, 2018 respectively. To apply, go to the Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility/Sustainability Website. See the program schedule, past graduates and news about the program. Participants can work full time while earning this post graduate university credential for CSR and Sustainability through a blended learning approach.
tackle and resolve a CSR/Sustainability challenge in their company in a major Action Project under the mentorship of faculty and co-learners;
learn Next Generation Practices from global thought leaders on the forefront of Sustainability and CSR;
use practical tools to assess, measure and integrate CSR and Sustainability into their organization;
experience the practical real world application of CSR and change management through ExperienceChange™ Simulations; and
join a prestigious community of St. Michael's Alumni in continuing education, sharing and networking.
Develop a viable CSR/Sustainability strategy, create your first CSR report or refocus your community investment program. Participants complete a major action project that directly impacts their business or career. Next generation tools and practices introduced include Transformational Company research, the Embedding Project Assessment and Change Management Simulations applied to CSR/Sustainability implementation.
Another recent addition is alignment of the curriculum with the Body of Knowledge for the International Society of Sustainability Professionals ISSP-Sustainability Associate Certification exam. The 13 month program is delivered in three on-site sessions (October, May, November) for a total of 11 days in Toronto. In between sessions participants complete assignments, online learning modules and participate in Webinars, where graduates share their stories of SR/Sustainability implementation.
Jessica Pelchat, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Office Coffee Solutions says, “This program mentored me through the development of a tangible, viable 3-year Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for our company. It helped us build the capacity to become an industry leader in social esponsibility, improved our bottom line, and challenged our industry as a whole to rise to these new CSR standards.” Applications are being accepted now.
To apply, please go to the Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility/Sustainability Website.