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Sustainable Business Leadership
Award type: Certificate of Proficiency
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Sustainable Business Leadership
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Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
Program description
This three-class series will provide a practical introduction to sustainability in business and leadership practices. The sustainable business leadership certificate is designed for individuals who wish to become change agents for sustainability within their respective organizations, and series assumes students are business professionals or students who have a sound business foundation. This certificate will provide graduates with the skills that managers, leaders, entrepreneurs, and employees need to implement a customized sustainability program. The topics covered will include: energy efficiency, transportation, water, zero waste, responsible purchasing, renewable energy, sustainable food, sustainable building and development, alternate sources of revenue and savings, triple bottom line accounting, leadership skills for change agents, corporate social responsibility, employee ownership, and marketing.
Financial Information
Average $410/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, books, fees, etc.
Tuition per credit
$116.26 (1-10 credits) $54.58 (11-18 credits) $98.93 (19+ credits) (WA resident)
Total program tuition
$1,230 (WA resident), including tuition, books, fees, etc.
$20 (one-time placement testing), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Supplies, tools, uniform
$25 (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
9 Months (part-time)
Award type
Certificate of Proficiency
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority

Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlineno
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided