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Introduction

The necessity to transition to a green economy has never been so urgent. But the questions remain – How green is green? How do we transition to green? How do we calculate green? How do we measure the impact of green? …and many more. While the term ‘sustainability’ is more often than not used loosely to imply a myriad of activities, but it has a deeper, holistic implication that goes much beyond the surface. It has to be managed effectively and efficiently

Need of the Course

Businesses leading with a linear economic model are primarily focusing on profit maximization which results in environmental degradation and adverse social impacts. However, it is no longer sustainable in nature in the current times as the world is grappling with climate change and its adverse impacts. In order to address this issue, business operations need to adopt sustainable business practices. Moreover, with an increase in the awareness of corporate social responsibility and prevalence of more transparency in business affairs, companies are recognizing the urgent need to act sustainably and lead with a purpose.

This advanced certificate program deals with the long-term value creation, impact and outcome of sustainable business strategy which can be carried out in big corporations, SMEs or an aspiring professional/ practitioner/ entrepreneur.

The course uses the most relevant and updated research, experience, case studies, hands-on assignments that helps to alleviate the sustainability journey to the next level.

Who should attend this programme?

The industry professionals, entrepreneurs, consultants, govt. officials, faculty members as well as B-Schools, Engineering and other HEI’s Students (currently pursuing as well as pass outs) working or aspiring to work in the space of Sustainability, Green Economy, CSR in Corporations, start-ups, civil societies, Government, Academic Institutions to name a few will find this programme immensely valuable

Programme Duration & Flow

This programme is of 6 months duration having 60 Instructional Hours with a few sessions exclusively conducted in workshop format. The first batch is starting from January 2023 onwards.

Mode of Delivery

The sessions will be offered during weekends in online live (Synchronous) mode

Programme Outcome

On doing this programme, the participants will be able to

  • Understand the various facets of a Sustainable Business
  • Internalize and discover available strategies for sustainability that are most relevant to one’s organization
  • Comprehend opportunities for business value creation through sustainable use of natural and human resources and cross-sectoral collaboration
  • Appreciate the impact and outcomes of a Sustainable Business
  • Grasp the nuances of ESG reporting framework
  • Induce insight from listening to international expert
  • Benefit through live projects and assessments

Learning Methodology

The learning methodology will include interactive Sessions/lectures by experts from the industry, Q/A, discussion, case studies, expert learning.

Course Material

The course pack comprising power points, original research, learning aids, reading materials etc. will be provided to each participant

Assessment & Certification

The participants will be assessed on the basis of assignments and final exam. The assignments will have 50% and final exam will have 50% weightage.

Upon successful completion of the programme, the participants will be awarded with “Certificate of Success” jointly by All India Management Association and Sustainable Advancements

Programme Director

LEAD FACULTY

A pracademic and an international authority on Sustainability, CSR and Responsible Leadership, Dr. Nayan Mitra is the recipient of many international and national awards for her sustained effort in mainstreaming Sustainability and Responsible Leadership through her company, Sustainable Advancements; research publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and books; and her dedicated social impact with multi-stakeholder groups. She is the Springer series co-editor of Responsible Leadership and Sustainable Management; National President of the Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI) Sustainable Businesses Council; India Chair for G-100 for Circular Economy; Global Mentor of Change (GCPIT) to name a few.

About Sustainable Advancements

Sustainable Advancements (www.sustainableadvancements.com) is an internationally acclaimed thinktank specialised in the domain of Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Responsible Leadership. Committed to promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it delivers world-class teaching, endorses latest research, publication and consultancy using innovative, original and scholarly materials and enriches public discourse on sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and responsible leadership through forums, conferences, peer-to-peer exchange and expert-to-practitioner dialogue. A pioneer in this field, Sustainable Advancements aids in bridging the gap between ideas and actions, communities and businesses, India and rest of the world, thus bringing about holistic sustainable development.

For further details, please contact

Rahul Bhatia
All India Management Association – Centre for Management Education

15 Link Road, Lajpat Nagar – Part III, New Delhi – 110024

Ph: +91-11-47673000 / 49868399, Ext. 722

Mobile : +91 9891963303

Email : rbhatia@aima.in

Website : www.aima.in

TOPIC TO BE COVERED IN THE PROGRAMME

40 SESSIONS (Per Session 1:30 Hours)

SESSION

TOPIC

SESSION

TOPIC

1 Sustainable Business – the new normal. 2 Future fit Business Models. Wheel of Change. Linear to Circular thinking. Systems Value.
3 Social Capital and Sustainability Strategies 4 The Business Case for Sustainable Business Management
5 Responsible Business 6 Mindful Leadership
7 Human Resource Management - Inclusion and Diversity 8 Marketing Management - Greenwashing.
9 Financial Management – Sustainable Finance 10 Expert Speak 1
11 Operations Management - Sustainable production and consumption 12 Longer Lasting Products. Remanufacturing
13 Markets for reused, recycled, upcycled products 14 Supply Chain Sustainability
15 Compliance - International treaties in the movement of waste 16 Integrating Sustainability in every functional area
17 SDG 17 – Meaning, implications. 18 Stakeholder theory. Concept of shared value
19 Whistleblowing. 20 Expert Speak 2
21 Assignment 22 Assignment
23 Assignment 24 Carbon Credit
25 Carbon Disclosure 26 Clean Energy
27 Role of Documentation, Feedback and corrective action 28 Introduction to ESG
29 ESG Disclosure and Reporting 30 Expert Speak 3
31 Professional Ethics 32 Corporate Governance
33 Sustainability Reporting – GRI, ISO 26000, ISO 14000, BRSR 34 Sustainability Reporting - Integrated Reporting
35 Impact Assessment study, outcome measurement 36 Assignment
37 Assignment 38 Assignment
39 Assignment 40 Expert Speak – 4
Rs 41,300/- incl. of GST
You can enrol in the programme by registering online

The first batch is going to start from January 2023 onwards.

Programme Fees

The programme fees is Rs 41,300/- (including GST @18%) which include cost of Programme Learning Material & Examination fee.

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