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1st or 15th of every month
Advanced Certificate in Sustainable Business Development
3 months to 4 months
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Sustainability in all areas of business is integral to a company’s survival within the economic landscape.
This course connects concepts of sustainability, entrepreneurialism, and innovation, and outlines the basic theoretical foundations for business development. Study the intricacies of corporate conduct, corporate leadership, legal codes, and performance guidelines, and learn how sustainability in business is used to manage risk and maintain productivity through concepts such as supply chain management, operations management, and digital marketing strategy. Focus on the operational and legal aspects of carbon management and learn more about ethical and legal compliance in business.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this advanced certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Issues of corporate conduct, corporate leadership, and legal codes
  • National and international issues pertaining to carbon management
  • The skills needed to measure and value positive and negative carbon footprints
  • Supply chain management, operations management, and marketing trends and strategies 
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case Studies and Discussion Questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding of the following subject areas:

    • National and international issues pertaining to carbon management
    • The development of carbon management systems and strategies
    • The skills needed to measure and value positive and negative carbon footprints

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written report of up to 3,500 words. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Based on all online students who studied with InterActive in 2016



Daniela Rachow
I loved the international aspect of studying with InterActive, it’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rachow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot
Learning is the most important thing, continue to learn, you don’t stop your learning.
Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot, India

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