Engineering and Technology
"Studying environmental laws and legislation in some of my classes has helped me prepare for interviews in my field and be competitive." —Angela Deiana, Professional Program in Responsible Global Change Management graduate
New technologies can help counteract the effects of global change in several dynamic fields, and this program provides the ideal preparation. By examining a wide range of issues and career options related to sustainability, you get an introduction to the interrelated issues of environmental quality, sustainability and ecosystem health presented in language relevant to business, government and nonprofit organizations. You also learn the best practices and leadership skills that result in career success. Join our email list to stay informed about this program.
The table contains the required courses for the Professional Program in Responsible Global Change Management, as well as the terms they are typically available for enrollment.
2 Academic Credit Courses,4 One-Day Workshops
2 Semester Units, 2.8 ceu (58 Hours of Instruction)
|Required Courses||Course Number||Units/ CEU||Classroom|
|Introduction to Sustainability Management||0.7 ceu||Spring|
|Climate Change and Law AB 32: What It Means for You||0.7 ceu||Fall|
|Introduction to Environmental Management||0.7 ceu||Fall|
|Introduction to Natural Capital and Ecological Asset Management||X444.3||1||Spring|
|Sustainability Leadership: Strategies and Paradigms||X419||1||Spring|
|Managing Sustainable Change in an Organization||X417||1||Fall|
Courses may be taken in any order, but we recommend that you start the program with Introduction to Sustainability Management. Be sure to indicate on the Extension course roster whether you wish to receive credit in a CEU course or a letter grade in an X400-level academic course. Course availability is subject to change.
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 Responsible Global Change Management.
The curriculum is beneficial if you are a career changer or advancer; working professional in the public or private sector, including public agencies; environmental manager; sustainability manager; planner; policy maker; consultant; business owner; or nonprofit organization employee. The program is also ideal if you wish to learn about responsible global change management issues.
Upon successful completion of the program, you understand the principles of sustainability management, environmental management and the impact of climate change law on businesses and governments. You are able to make assessments, understand issues faced by businesses and policy makers and focus your career in this important field.
General knowledge of environmental management and change management issues is recommended but not formally required for the Professional Program in Responsible Global Change Management.
The program consists of 2 academic credit courses and 4 one-day workshops for a total of 2 semester units and 2.8 ceu (58 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.
By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register for the Professional Program in Responsible Global Change Management, submit the online registration form with your credit card information or complete the mail-in registration form. The registration fee is nonrefundable.
You may begin by enrolling in one or more of the Responsible Global Change Management courses offered each term.
Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The program has an estimated cost of $2,100 (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 (offered future term).