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?
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.
(Starting time and study duration)
The module has a size of 5 ec and the duration approximately 7 weeks. Study load amounts to 16 - 20 hours per week. You will receive 6 months registration rights for a single module. You can determine for yourself where, when and at what pace you study.
You can study the program independently at your own pace in the online learning environment of the Open University. You will receive personal support from a content specialist 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).
HBO (higher professional education) working or thinking level.
You can start with this course at any time you want (after mutual consultation).
You can register by pushing the red button 'Aanmelden'.
The registration fee for the CPP Smartservices is € 6.495. It is also possible to pay in 10 monthly instalments of € 670.
The fee for a separate module is € 1,750 or 5 monthly instalments of € 370.
These amounts are all-in: there are no additional costs and the course is exempt from VAT.
Please note: The Open University Course Fee Discount Scheme (KCOU) and the Lifelong Learning Credit (LLLK) discount scheme do not apply to Certified Professional Programs.
Do you pay the fees yourself? Then the costs may be deductible from your income tax.
In the Netherlands for private individuals a maximum deduction of € 15,000 is possible, with a threshold of € 250.-. For more information please access the website of the tax authorities and look for: study costs.
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.
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