Programme Overview



February, March & April 2023

Format  Online 
Duration 6 half days
Schedule  3pm - 6pm
Dates 9 & 23 Feb, 9 & 23 March, 4 & 20 April 2023
Tuition Fees Certificate for Completion Route (CC) 
Micro – Credential Route (MC) limited sponsored places available
MC Application Deadline 19 Jan 2023

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed for Social Entrepreneurs, managers and leaders of NGO’s and Nature-based Enterprises together with CSR / Sustainability managers from large organisations who are looking to partner with Nature-based Enterprises as a part of their sustainability and climate action agenda.

What does the programme offer to participants?

The programme allows participants:

  • To identify opportunities for sustainable social and environmental impact via the establishment of Nature-based Enterprises.
  • To assess market opportunity and the dynamics underlying the formation and growth of entrepreneurial ventures and financial landscapes. 
  • To design a business plan for the development and the growth of a nature-based enterprise to address sustainability issues and measure the results during the process.
  • To communicate and present entrepreneurial concepts, plans and analyses with an ability to define revenue forecasting and budgeting to implement for business ideas as well as the Go-to-Market Strategy to launch products/solutions to the market.


Participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and strategy and will apply these to a project in which they will undertake independent research to identify opportunities for addressing social and environmental issues through the development of a Nature-based Enterprise.

The programme also provides context and a framework for Corporate Affairs, CSR & Sustainability managers in industry for collaboration with nature-based enterprises and social enterprises in order to deliver on their ESG strategies.

Programme Director: Mary-Lee Rhodes

Lecturer: Francesca Di Pietro

Why undertake the programme for credits?

Micro-credentials are short flexible modules that lead to accreditation in the form of ECTS. For further general information about micro-credentials please click here.


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