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Jul 09 - Sep 03, 2024
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Course Length
8 Weeks
Course Fee
6.4 CEUs
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This online course Sustainability: Strategies and Opportunities For Industry prepares professionals from various industries with the skills and expertise needed to improve sustainability in their current business operations. As a participant, you will discover the necessary sustainability tools to convert the knowledge acquired from this program into real, actionable strategies in your own organization while maximizing profits.



To fully understand the implications of sustainability, one must first acknowledge the crucial point in history that we are living in today.

As human activity catalyzes environmental destruction—wreaking havoc on our planet, our health, and our lives—the call to correct our course applies to us all. Not only do our actions have environmental consequences, but industries and humans across the globe are already beginning to experience the effects of the climate crisis.

The time to act is upon us, and an increased focus on sustainability provides businesses with significant benefits, from reductions in waste and costs to additional opportunities for investment as consumer behavior evolves.

Sustainability: Strategies and Opportunities for Industry, with curriculum developed and taught by MIT faculty, is delivered in collaboration with Global Alumni. Contact Global Alumni for more information about this program:

Global Alumni is an ed-tech company that collaborates with institutions to manage enrollments (including all payment services and invoicing), technology, and participant support. 

Learning Outcomes

This program offers innovative professionals an array of insights from different fields such as engineering, design, and social sciences to provide a 360º view of sustainability. After completing the program, you will: 

  • Identify the causes and catalysts of environmental decline that have led to the increased need for global sustainability
  • Understand the historical context of sustainability, as well as its current implications across all industries
  • Effectively assimilating information from a variety of fields related to sustainability
  • Calculate different measurements of sustainability
  • Formulate cogent and rigorous positions and arguments in order to make sustainability decisions within your organization
  • Elaborate pragmatic strategies that can be employed across different sectors to bolster sustainability
  • Formulate policies directed at the promotion of sustainable practice
Who Should Attend

This program is designed for:

  • Corporate and strategic decision-makers determined to make an impact in their organizations
  • Technical experts with a strong interest in sustainable business operations
  • C-suite, managers, and other high-level professionals from any sector who oversee teams and are interested in implementing new strategies to enhance their business’s sustainability
  • Data analysts, scientists, and engineers interested in achieving data-driven, sustainable outcomes
  • Professionals who want to implement sustainable practices in their industry
  • In addition, professionals in the fields of marketing, sales, business development, market analysis, consulting, policy, and entrepreneurship will also benefit from the resources offered in this program.
  • We recommend that functional and multifunctional teams participate in the program together to accelerate the adoption of sustainable practices.
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