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Certificate in Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility – Understanding and Implementing ISO 26000

Certificate in Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility

M3D Consulting & NYIT’s Department of Extended Education is pleased to announce a new certificate in Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility for fall 2014. Whether you work for a small company, a government agency or a multinational this course is an ideal tool for learning how to raise awareness of social responsibility within your organization and for reporting on your progress externally. The certification program was designed and developed by M3D Consulting’s principal Maya Camou, who will also administer the classes.

Known also as corporate citizenship, corporate responsibility or sustainability, this program will help attendees understand the International Organization for Standardization (IOS) 26000 on social responsibility that was launched in 2010.  In the 10 weeks the context and significance of the ISO 26000 framework will be explained with practical examples of how companies have implemented the standard. This is a two part program first would cover ISO 26000 and Spring Semester will cover Global Reporting Initiatives.

(NEW!) XBUS-050 STRATEGIC CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) & XBUS-051 GLOBAL REPORTING INITIATIVE (GRI) CERTIFICATE

Section: W01 (Old Westbury)

Tuesdays: September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 11, 18, 25; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p. m.

Section: M01 (Manhattan)

Wednesdays: September 17, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3; 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Fee: $2,950

Class will help attendees understand the International Organization for Standardization (IOS) 26000 Social Responsibility and G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.  It will be broken down to two 10 week 3hr programs.  First 10 week session will cover ISO 26000. Participants will receive a CSR Certified Professional.  For a CSR Advanced Certified Professional the 2nd part of the program will need to be taken and this 10 week program will cover G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. The GRI Certificate will be offered in the spring 2015 semester

Attendants will:

  •   APPRECIATE  the complexity of CSR
  •   CONSIDER the evolution of CSR from margin to mainstream
  •   ARTICULATE an understanding of CSR
  •   INTEGRATE  CSR into strategic planning
  •   ACQUIRE skills and techniques for leading organizational change
  •   BECOME part of a community of ongoing learning

Who Should attend

  • Directors and business development executives from companies, governmental and non-governmental organizations and consultancies
  • CSR & sustainability managers
  • Key strategic staff
  • Sustainability consultants
  • Accountants and lawyers

 

For more information, please email exted@nyit.edu

This article was written by: mayacamou

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