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"I started taking the courses, and the first couple of courses were just eye opening." —Bill Palleschi, Professional Program in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting graduate
Note: The Professional Program in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting is being discontinued, effective April 8, 2013. No further applications to the program will be accepted. Currently registered students should email email@example.com or call (510) 642-4151.
Ensure your organization considers sustainability in its decision-making processes, and learn how to effectively articulate its socially responsible practices to key stakeholders. The Professional Program in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting gives you the skills and techniques to improve decision making about socially responsible and sustainable business practices, green purchasing and supply chain management. You learn best practices and strategies that help you become a leader in sustainability. With this new knowledge, you're ready to fill the growing need for managers who understand and can report on the value of corporate social responsibility and sustainable practices. Join our email list to stay informed about this program.
The table contains the required courses for the Professional Program in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting, as well as the terms they are typically available for enrollment.
2 Academic Credit Courses, 3 One-Day Workshops
2 Semester Units, 2.1 ceu (51 Hours of Instruction)
|Required Courses||Course Number||Units/ CEU||Classroom|
|Introduction to Sustainability Management||0.7 ceu||Fall
|Climate Change and Law AB 32: What It Means for You||0.7 ceu||Fall|
|Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting||0.7 ceu||Fall|
|Greening Your Supply Chain—Life-Cycle Assessment Tools||X434||1||Spring|
|Sustainability Leadership: Strategies and Paradigms||X419||1||Spring|
Course availability is subject to change. Courses may be taken in any order, but we recommend that you start the program with Introduction to Sustainability Management.
To enroll, click on a course title above and choose a section.
You may enroll in individual courses without registering for the Professional Program in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting.
The curriculum is beneficial if you are a career changer or advancer; working professional; business manager in the public or private sector, including public agencies; corporate manager; planner; consultant; business owner; nonprofit organization employee; or sustainability manager. The program is also ideal if you desire education on corporate social and sustainability reporting, life-cycle analysis of business value chains and related management issues, and successful sustainability leadership strategies.
Upon successful completion of the program, you understand the principles of sustainability management and impact of climate change law on businesses and governments. You are able to make assessments, compile professional reports, take on a leadership role in communicating to stakeholders and focus your career in this innovative field of the growing green economy.
General knowledge in management principles and supply chain management is recommended but not formally required for the Professional Program in Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting.
The program consists of 2 academic credit courses and 3 one-day workshops for a total of 2 semester units and 2.1 ceu (51 hours of instruction).
All coursework must be completed within three years of registering for the program. However, requirements may be updated based on new developments in the field of study; we recommend completing the curriculum in a timely fashion. For more information, please see the completion requirements and the substitutions, waivers and transfer credit policies.
Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The program has an estimated cost of $1,650 (not including course materials or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.
Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) credits are applicable to Climate Change and Law AB 32: What It Means for You.