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Certified Professional Course Enviromental principles and sustainable development (English language)

  • Your Academy
  • 5 EC
  • English language
  • Certificate
  • Starts maart 2023
  • € 1.750,- (one-off) / € 1.850,- (5 terms)
  • Completely online
  • Own case
  • Study duration 7 weeks
  • Stackable and element of Your MBA
  • Voor dit product gelden ingangseisen
External pressure increases the need for your organization, that wants to survive, to operate sustainably. Successful implementation of a sustainable strategy and socially responsible action requires that your business strategy is aligned with external and internal policy requirements.

Voor wie is de opleiding bedoeld?

(For you?)
The CPP Sustainability is a practice-oriented program at an academic level. If you are looking for a mix between practice and theory and would like to put what you have learned into practice, this is the program for you.
To achieve sustainable development, solving and preventing environmental problems, such as climate change, marine litter pollution, air pollution or loss of biodiversity is key. Environmental problems are not individual but societal issues, and involve discussions about the causes and possible suitable solutions. Within this context, environmental principles will enable you to diagnose and analyze environmental problems and find appropriate solutions. Scientific knowledge on the state of, and impact on, the environment as well as societal drivers and responses are essential to understand the complexity of environmental issues. After following this course you will have insight in the different aspects of environmental problems. This will help you find sustainable solutions and will give you insight in how to deal with uncertainties and risks. You will be able to apply your insights to the sustainable development contribution of your own organization.


(Duration of the course)
This Certified Professional Course, which is also part of the CPP Sustainability, consists of 5 ec and has a study load of approximately 140 hours. You will complete this course in approximately 7 weeks. The study load is 16-20 hours per week.


The program is taught entirely online and is completed according to a schedule. You will have access to the digital learning environment of the Open University and you will receive personal guidance from a content expert university teacher. The course material and the learning environment are in English. The contact moments with the teachers and the assignments can be bilingual (Dutch/English).


(Entry Requirements)
  • HBO (higher professional education) working or thinking level.
  • Some years of relevant work experience. 


(Registration conditions)
Please read our registration conditions first.


(Starting moment)
The next start date is March 2023.


(Sign up)
You can register by pushing the red button 'Aanmelden'.


(Price information)
The fee for this course is € 1,750 or 5 monthly instalments of € 370.
These amounts are exempt from VAT, but excluded from the textbook, what is used in this course:
- Principles of Environmental Science. Inquiry and Application door Cunningham & Cunningham. 8e editie
ISBN 978 1 259 25338 6
You have to purchase this textbook yourself.

Fiscale aftrekbaarheid

(Tax deductability)
As from 1 January 2022 studiecosts are not deductible from your income tax anymore. Instead of this is
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The Lifelong Learning Credit (LLLK) discount scheme does not apply to Certified Professional Programs.


The Open University Course Fee Discount Scheme (KCOU) does not apply to Certified Professional Programs.


After successful completion of this module you will receive a partial certificate and after completion of all 4 (separate) modules that are part of the  Certified Professional Program Sustainability you will receive a diploma. This diploma can be introduced as a full specialization in yOUrMBA.


If you have any questions about the program or would like a free consultation, please contact our Team Professional Programs by email or T +31 (0) 45 - 576 2777.