Practices in Support of People, Profit and Principles
Professional Certificate in Sustainable Business Practices
This is a short course with one week on campus, and three weeks online.
Dates: May 20-June 14, 2013, On campus portion: June 3-7, 2013
Time: On campus portion: Monday June 3 to Friday June 7, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Note: one mandatory dinner on Monday, June 3 from 6pm-8pm. Online portions are asynchronous.
Location: UVM Campus
Program Fee: $1986 for 3 credits in state resident or for non-credit. $4527 for 3 credits non-resident. (Program Fee Includes tuition, program materials, meals-coffee service, breakfast & lunch each day, one dinner Monday night June 3, and site visits. Does not include housing-see below.)
For info about: Housing, Parking & General Information about Burlington
Note for Credit students: If you would like to select on campus housing in University Heights–you can register for it thru the Non-credit registration button. In addition, you must also register via the Credit registration button to pay the course tuition and register for the course to receive credit.
Schedule: Sustainable Business Program Schedule
Instructors: Meet your instructors
For decades, Vermont has been creating businesses that are worldwide leaders in clean energy and environmental stewardship – categories we would all call the “green” industries.
Many nationally-known Vermont businesses have integrated the principles of environmental sustainability and social responsibility as a strategy to remain competitive and highly profitable.
The question is, “How?”
- Get the answers and learn how to apply the principles to your work or business.
- Join us for this four week intensive program, with one week on campus at UVM in Burlington, VT.
- Learn the management practices that have made Vermont enterprises sustainable and profitable from the very business leaders who have forged the way.
- Listen to the stories of transformed careers and businesses from the program’s past participants whose lives were changed through education.
A spectacular setting – nestled on the shores of Lake Champlain, Burlington is ranked one of the nation’s best cities for quality of life.
Gain inspiration and insight from sustainability thought leaders.
UVM leads the way, receiving high rankings in national ratings of green and sustainable colleges and universities, including accolades from Forbes Magazine (“America’s 10 Greenest College and Universities), the Sustainable Endowment Institute, and Kaplan College Guide. In 2012, UVM became the first school to ban bottled water on a college campus. Vermont has also received numerous honors as a top state for health, sustainability, and entrepreneurship by Sierra Magazine, Outside, Self, CNN Money, US News & World Report, and Kiplinger.