"To transition an organisation to a more responsible business model, it all starts with a change in mindset."
Country Development Manager, Amazon Australia
Reconceptualise critical global challenges as sustainable growth opportunities for your business, and achieve positive social impact.
Build the fundamental knowledge of sustainability, corporate responsibility and ESG needed to address your organisation’s goals and challenges
Explore the success of responsible organisations, and how to develop these innovative business models
Understand the trade-offs from integrating sustainability into business practice, and how to generate profit through creative resolutions
Develop practical frameworks to identify material stakeholders, and create strategy and disclosure practices to meet their conflicting, ever increasing demands
Examine the challenges of transitioning to a sustainable business model, and learn how to overcome them through identifying the key organisational levers that facilitate change
Reflect on your role as leader and your ability to affect change, through growing social and environmental challenges
Gain the confidence to influence other senior executives, and contribute to boardroom discussions on embedding sustainability in your corporate strategy
Invest in your greatest talent and develop the next generation of leaders
Future-proof your organisation and gain long-term competitive advantage
Transition to a more responsible and sustainable business model which creates positive social impact and superior financial results
Reconceptualise the critical global challenges facing your business, and transform them to profitable and scalable growth opportunities
We help you to understand sustainability in a strategic, enterprise-wide fashion, to futureproof your organisation whilst maximising your stakeholder engagement and influencing skills. Attendees include:
Individuals seeking to develop their knowledge within sustainability, to provide a competitive advantage for their organisation and to accelerate their careers
Managers with minimal experience in sustainability, who aim to take on responsibilities in this area to impact their organisation’s future
Senior board members aiming to quickly develop a solid foundation on the sustainability issues that are entering board-level discussions
General, project and risk managers, alongside directors, vice presidents and investors from a variety of industries, with broad range of business experience and managerial responsibility.
of management experience
Design, implement and execute sustainability strategies to create lasting competitive advantage.
Week One: The Sustainability Challenge – Discover what sustainability really means for business, and why it has become a key strategic consideration for any organisation aspiring to longevity and success.
Week Two: The Sustainability Advantage – Do you want to be a sustainability leader? Build the knowledge and skills to influence your peers and measure your impact, as you pursue both profit and sustainability.
Week Three: Sustainability Leadership in Action – Part one – Witness the concepts we’ve explored applied in real life. Understand the mechanisms through which sustainability leads to value creation from a real business case study, so you can develop and implement them in your own organisation.
Week Four: Sustainability Leadership in Action – Part two – Revisit our case study to discover how they reinvented their business model to become an industry leader in sustainability, and delve into some of the innovative products introduced, and the processes developed.
Week Five: Sustainable Pathways to Value Creation – Explore how sustainability unlocks unique pathways for organisations to generate financial performance and socio-environmental impact. Examine recent developments in AI and big data and their sustainability applications to identify the sustainability value-creating mechanisms that are most relevant in your context.
Week Six: The Roadmap to Sustainability – Understand the four pillars needed to embed a culture of sustainability into your corporate DNA and discover the future trends you and your organisation need to prepare for. Use the tools, frameworks and insights you’ve developed to build a roadmap to achieve your goals and guide your efforts towards sustainability leadership.
Learn online, from anywhere in the world, through a blend of engaging digital content, including a collaborative webinar to share key learnings. You work through six modules at your own pace in the space of six weeks
Work alongside our expert faculty on collaborative activities and experience their engaging delivery in a digital classroom
Track your progress and reach your objectives through dedicated learning coaches
Gain access to industry-leading research insights from Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship Ioannis Ioannou
Benefit from applied implications and practitioner frameworks and insights
Contribute to peer to peer online discussions with a diverse cohort of powerfully charged business minds
Do I need to attend the whole Executive Education programme
Can I complete the programme in my own time?
Are there any formal exams?
Challenge your thinking with our range of online courses for individuals and teams. During this unique digital learning experience, you’ll embark on a self-paced journey with a dedicated Learning Manager over the course of several weeks. We have a variety of programmes to suit your individual needs, all of which offer access to the expertise of our world-class faculty, no matter where you are in the world, and an e-certificate on completion.
Benefit from personal support and guidance throughout the programme.
Connect and reinforce your learnings with an exceptional group of peers from around the world.
Learn from industry experts through videos, curated content, assignments and - on select courses - live faculty sessions.
Build credibility with a London Business School e-certificate on completion.
Experience a journey to suit your schedule with self-paced learning over the course of 5-12 weeks.
This programme can also be taken as part of the Certificate in Management. Enhance your leadership approach, hone your business skills and curate your own curriculum with a blend of online and in-person learning.
Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Submit your application through our online application form.
Not ready to apply yet? Reserve a place
You can apply to the programme of your choice online. Acceptance is not automatic and your application will be reviewed by our team of Programme Consultants to ensure the best fit between applicants and programmes.
Spaces on our programmes can fill up quickly so we encourage you to apply early and to ensure that your application submission is as comprehensive as possible.
Yes. We can hold a provisional place for you for up to two weeks. Please be aware that completed applications take priority over provisional reservations, and programmes often fill up several months in advance, so ensure you submit your completed application as soon as you can. You can reserve a place online, by phone or by email.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7092 Email: email@example.com
The programme can be taken on any device and is fully mobile compatible.
The fee for the programme is £1,850.*
We offer a 25% discount for London Business School Alumni.
*Fees are subject to change.