"No matter how good you think you are as a leader, you will emerge as a better and more responsible leader at the end of this programme."
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 1: Current trends in sustainability leadership and corporate responsibility - Discover the biggest environmental and social challenges that businesses face in your industry, and dig deeper into the sustainability initiatives of your own organisation.
Week 2: Sustainability strategy: translating responsibility into profits - Learn the metrics used to monitor and manage the integration of ESG into your strategy. Examine your current strategy: how it’s targeted, what it addresses and the impact it creates.
Week 3: Establishing value creating mechanisms – Part one - Build an understanding of relevant value creation mechanisms in the sustainability space. Decipher to what extent your organisation has the necessary capabilities and core competencies to adopt and implement them.
Week 4: Establishing value creating mechanisms – Part two - Identify how to align your organisation’s innovation and sustainability strategies. Learn to develop a sustainability strategy by leveraging the creative capabilities of your organisation.
Week 5: Building a responsible organisation - Understand the four pillars needed to build a responsible organisation, and the extent to which your business is currently embedding them. Evaluate your learnings and discover the next steps needed to solidify your organisation as a leader in sustainability. Use the tools, frameworks and insights you’ve developed to out-think challenges and achieve your goals.
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 five modules at your own pace in the space of five 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
Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship
Submit your application through our online application form.
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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.
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The programme can be taken on any device and is fully mobile compatible.
While we are intending to deliver all scheduled Executive Education courses, we are frequently reviewing our current portfolio of activities to ensure they reflect current Government guidance. Please note that programme dates or formats may be subject to change, depending on official guidance or campus restrictions such as social distancing. If any changes affect programmes you have signed up for, we will communicate these with you personally.
The fee for programmes starting in 2020 is £1,500.*
We offer a 25% discount for London Business School Alumni.
*Fees are subject to change.