The Advanced CSO Professional Training is a challenging training course offering a unique holistic viewpoint to Sustainability. In this course, experienced professionals will benefit from our interactive approach focusing on both strategic and operational aspects of Sustainability.
Jumeirah Business Centre, Dubai
01 March 2020, 09:00 AM
03 March 2020, 05:00 PM
Our skill-building and hands-on approach assists participants to improve their capabilities and drive practical Sustainability solutions successfully across their organization. Participants will adopt an inclusive approach to Sustainability and CSR issues, trends, challenges, standards, and strategies and will gain insights into best methods for leading organizational Sustainability to overcome business uncertainty and gain long lasting competitive advantage.
Gain in-depth understanding of Sustainability and CSR ecosystem and future development
Learn to formulate sustainability strategies and integrate CSR into corporate structure
Practice on real life Social Return On Investment (SROI) cases
Articulate the business case for sustainability
Ensure maximum impact from Sustainability and CSR initiatives
Influence Sustainability and CSR positive development within company and partners
At the end of our three-day Advanced CSO Professional Training, participants will have developed the skills and methodologies to:
Lead sustainability in your organization
Assess, identify, and manage opportunities and risks from a sustainability perspective
Adopt a strategic stakeholder engagement approach
Develop, implement, monitor and communicate Sustainability and CSR strategies and initiatives
Improve sustainability performance, organizational profile and competitiveness
Effectively disclose organizational strategies, material issues, impacts, and performance
Global ILM & CPD Recognition
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications and a world renowned professional membership body representing over 25,000 managers and leaders.
The CPD Standards Office raises training standards by accrediting high-quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provision.
Following your successful post-course assignment submission, you will receive the “Advanced Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) Professional” Certificate which is endorsed by ILM, and your CPD Certificate verifying 20.45 CPD hours, confirming your achievement.
Additional guidance is provided for the successful completion of your post-course assignment.
Key Topics include:
Practical Sustainability and CSR Concepts
Sustainability and CSR Trends
Sustainability and CSR Programs
Social Return on Investment (SROI)
Sustainable Supply Chains
The future of CSO’s
Post-course Assignment for Certification
Who should attend
Advanced CSO Professional Training is ideally suited to professionals and leaders seeking advance, in-depth knowledge in CSR/Sustainability. An ideal candidate may play a role in:
Governance and Risk Management
Marketing / Communications/PR
Supply Chain / Logistics
Health and Safety
Corporate Philanthropy / Foundations
We firmly believe that a friendly, supportive, and engaging learning environment is key to building long-lasting knowledge and maximizing retention. To support this belief, we built this course around a dynamic mixture of lectures, practical exercises, best practice case studies and group discussions. Our method builds not only knowledge, but a confidence in discussing and applying CSR/Sustainability topics and the platform for exchanging ideas and building valuable connections. Each course closes with a post-course assignment to evaluate the level of knowledge gained through this course and upon passing results in the earning of an ILM endorsed certificate.
An understanding of CSR and Sustainability is required
Professional experience is required