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Sustainable Green Organisations (CPD)

Introduction

Sustainability is as much about people as it is about energy and economics. This course introduces participants to a sociotechnical systems model of sustainable organisations, contextualising the organisation’s role between individual decision-making and the services, infrastructure, technology and policies in society.

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Course Aims

The course aims to provide participants with:

  • An understanding of what sustainability means within an organisation and how it can be measured.
  • The ability to conceptualise the organisation as a sociotechnical system with sustainability as a key outcome.
  • An understanding of the psychosocial, organisational, contextual, and societal factors influencing sustainable behaviours.
  • An appreciation of leadership and change management strategies needed to design and deliver effective sustainability initiatives.

Topics Covered

  • Sustainability and the role of organisations
  • Systems thinking and sustainability
  • How can my organisation become more sustainable?
  • Change management, leadership and sustainability initiatives
  • Social psychology and sustainability.
  • Individual psychology and sustainability.
  • Design for sustainability

Who is The Course For?

Sustainable organisation consultants, sustainability managers or those with specific sustainability responsibilities in their organisation, e.g. sustainable travel. The course is also suitable for participants who may wish to pursue a future role in the area of sustainability.

Note: this course is not industry specific. The knowledge gained can be applied to any industry sector, such as transport (rail, aviation, maritime), food, tourism, hospitality, logistics, finance etc.

Who Teaches the Course?

Assistant Professor Sam Cromie and Assistant Professor Siobhán Corrigan along with relevant industry professionals where applicable.

Course Delivery & Timetable

This is a seven-week course divided into seven sessions. Each session is designed to be completed over the course of a week and will comprise several offline learning elements complemented with a one-hour live webinar (evening). The webinar and study material will be accessed via our student learning platform, Blackboard.

The one hour live webinars will take place from 5.30pm to 6.30pm (Irish time) on Thursdays on the following dates in 2022.

September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, November 3rd

Additional Participant Information

For the best online experience, we recommend the use of Chrome as your default browser, along with a USB (or other) headset with built in microphone.  Each live webinar will last one hour. Outside of this you can also expect to spend additional time completing pre session material, such as watching introduction videos or preparing some questions for discussion.

Duration & Certificate of Completion

The next course will begin on September 22nd, 2022 and run over a three month period to November 3rd 2022. On successful completion participants will be provided with a Certificate of Completion. Note class attendance will be recorded.

Registration & Fees

You can register for the course by clicking on the PayPal link below. The Course Fee of €1,500 includes access to the course materials via Blackboard for the duration of the course. Please note that participation in this CPD course does not include access to the Trinity Library or any other student services (including a student id card).

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Further Information

If you would like any further information please contact Paula /Rory via email to cihs@tcd.ie