Leading organizations are becoming more aware of compliance challenges, regulations in sustainability, and opportunities afforded by public interest in climate change, environmental issues, sustainability, and “green practices.” This creates a need for educated professionals to steer their organizations in the direction of sustainable practices that make sense for their business models and goals.
This certificate program provides an overview of environmental sustainability concepts and how to apply them in a business context. Learn the core principles behind environmental sustainability; explore the “business case” for sustainability; learn strategies for measuring sustainable practices.
*Options may vary by quarter.
*Cost may vary due to elective course selection.
*Varies by student and courses taken per quarter.
Select courses are approved by Green Building Council International (GBCI) to fulfill Continuing Education (CE) requirements. For more information go to www.usgbc.org.
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
Nature Careers California was launched to deliver a regional resource for scientists to manage and develop their careers with tailored advice, content and opportunities, offering them vital support throughout their working life.
The hub will become the number one destination for scientists to build a community to share information, knowledge and content. It includes job roles, events and seminars, funding opportunities, programs and information across all science disciplines.
This service is free of charge to scientists at all stages of their careers in both industry and academia. It brings the scientific rigour and quality you’d expect from Nature Research to careers articles and news, jobs and events and more. Plugged into the local scientific community, Nature Careers California will bring that end-to-end careers service to the region.
Introduction to Sustainability is a recommended prerequisite for all other required courses in the program. The required courses are listed in the order that it is suggested they be taken.
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Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
Principal Strategy Manager
San Francisco International Airport
Project Director, Sustainability and Energy
Sustainability,Social Impact,Global Development,Brand Bldg.
The Walt Disney Company
UC San Diego
Chief, Energy and Sustainability Program,
County of San Diego
Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems
Campus Carbon Neutrality Program Director
UC San Diego Sustainability Office
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