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Courses for Corporate Citizenship


Whether you are looking to enhance your knowledge in a certain area or obtain a certificate the Center offers a range of executive education programs to match your needs. Click here to view and download the 2016-2017 Catalog. If you don’t see what you need, please contact us so that we can help. 

In-Person Courses

One, two, and two-and-half-day courses can be taken individually or combined to earn a Certificate of Practice. In addition we offer one-week and longer intensive programs. Some courses are also approved to award professional credits. View our course & events calendar for dates and locations. 

Course Name Description
Brand and Reputation: Build Trust with Stakeholders During this one-day course we will examine the strategies and tactics to build brand and reputation over time and better connect corporate citizenship investments to a company’s brand and reputation. (Certificate Units: 2)
CDP Reporting: Measure and Manage Environmental Impact This one-day workshop will provide an introduction to how companies are using the global CDP questionnaire to determine strategy, take action, and disclose risks. (Certificate Units: 2)
Corporate Citizenship 101: Environmental, Social, and Governance Fundamentals This introductory program to the field of Corporate Citizenship will translate the complex concepts, ideas, and language of Corporate Citizenship into practical and useful models and tools. (Certificate Units: 5)
Corporate Citizenship Communications This course is designed to introduce or refresh your knowledge of communication, including audience identification, channel selection, and message development. (Certificate Units: 5)
Fundamentals of Sustainability Reporting This program will provide managers with the tools, frameworks and skills to tackle those issues as they advance good corporate citizenship performance throughout your company. (Certificate Units: 4)
Management Intensive: Essential Business Tools for Corporate Citizenship Managers This 5-day certificate program provides a management foundation in corporate citizenship for professionals who are substantially contributing to the development and advancement of CSR and sustainability programs. (Certificate Units: 25)
Corporate Citizenship Strategy This course will provide you with the knowledge to develop a Corporate Citizenship program aligned with corporate strategy. (Certificate Units: 5)
Corporate Giving: Maximizing Effectiveness This three-day workshop will provide an introduction to help you evaluate the current state of your company’s giving portfolio and learn how to leverage philanthropic activity to provide maximum business and social benefit. (Certificate Units: 5)
Corporate Citizenship Partnership Management This two-day course will provide you with the fundamental tools to building effective partnerships between corporations and nonprofit organizations. (Certificate Units: 4)
Deepen Employee Engagement with Corporate Citizenship This two-day interactive course will examine how Corporate Citizenship impacts employee engagement, a key indicator of business success, and will detail tactics and tools to better connect your Sustainability and CSR programs to colleagues throughout your company. (Certificate Units: 4)
The Fundamentals of Employee Volunteer Programs This two-day interactive workshop will help you design a new employee volunteer program (EVP) or refocus a current program to provide value to your business, employees, and community. (Certificate Units: 4)
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards for Reporting: Certified Sustainability Reporting Training This two-day program will provide you with a comprehensive foundation in the GRI G4 reporting framework and reporting process. (Certificate Units: 4)
Integrating Corporate Citizenship Through Your Supply Chain This one-day course examines the environmental, social, and economic risks and opportunities present throughout a company’s supply chain. We will explore how to create and evaluate corporate citizenship programs designed for your vendors, suppliers, and 3rd-party providers. (Certificate Units: 2)
Leadership Academy: Corporate Citizenship Leadership This program will help you understand and strengthen your ability as a leader so that you can engage and influence others to achieve improved organizational alignment, broader buy-in across the organization and, ultimately, increase long-term business and social value. (Certificate Units: 25)
Advanced Corporate Citizenship Measurement: Logic Model and ROI This two-day, hands-on workshop will enable you to apply ROI & logic models to your corporate citizenship programs. (Certificate Units: 4)
Materiality: Determining Priorities for Corporate Citizenship Strategy and Reporting This workshop will give you an opportunity to explore the concept of material issues and the development of a materiality matrix for your industry sector and your company in a practical way. (Certificate Units: 2)
Measurement and Evaluation: Determine Metrics and Impact This hands-on workshop will provide you with knowledge and tools to build an effective measurement process into your Corporate Citizenship program management. (Certificate Units: 5)
Nonprofit Board Service: Getting Your Team Ready to Serve This course will help answer any questions you and your colleagues may have about nonprofit board service, provide the strategic and evaluation tools to assess the leadership experience, and discuss the talent, reputation, and community benefits of a board service program. (Certificate Units: 4)
Stakeholder Management: Identify, Prioritize, and Act This two-day interactive course will lead you through the steps to developing a stakeholder engagement process, help your company understand its social and environmental impact, and identify the issues important to your stakeholders. (Certificate Units: 4)

 

Online Courses

Through the Center for Corporate Citizenship’s online learning environment, corporate citizenship professionals have 24/7 access to coursework, assignments, and relevant research. Online courses are done at your own pace. All assignments must be turned in by the published end date to receive credit for the course.

Online Course Online Course Description
ONLINE - Brand and Reputation: Build Trust with and Stakeholders This online course will examine the strategies and tactics to build brand and reputation over time and better connect corporate citizenship investments to a company’s brand and reputation. (Certificate Units: 2)
ONLINE - CDP Reporting: Measure and Manage Environmental Impact This online course will provide an introduction to how companies are using the global CDP questionnaire to determine strategy, take action, and disclose risks. (Certificate Units: 2)
ONLINE - Corporate Citizenship 101: Environmental, Social, and Governance Fundamentals This online course is an introductory program to the field of Corporate Citizenship and will translate the complex concepts, ideas, and language of Corporate Citizenship into practical and useful models and tools. (Certificate Units: 5)
ONLINE - Corporate Citizenship Communications This online course is designed to introduce or refresh your knowledge of communication, including audience identification, channel selection, and message development. (Certificate Units: 5)
ONLINE - Corporate Citizenship Partnership Management This online course will provide you with the fundamental tools to building effective partnerships between corporations and nonprofit organizations. (Certificate Units: 4)
ONLINE - Corporate Citizenship Strategy This online course will provide you with the knowledge to develop a Corporate Citizenship program aligned with corporate strategy. (Certificate Units: 5)
ONLINE - Corporate Giving: Maximizing Effectiveness This online course will provide an introduction to help you evaluate the current state of your company’s giving portfolio and learn how to leverage philanthropic activity to provide maximum business and social benefit. (Certificate Units: 5)
ONLINE - Deepen Employee Engagement with Corporate Citizenship This online course will examine how Corporate Citizenship impacts employee engagement, a key indicator of business success, and will detail tactics and tools to better connect your Sustainability and CSR programs to colleagues throughout your company. (Certificate Units: 4)
ONLINE - Environmental Sustainability 101 Designed for professionals with corporate citizenship responsibilities who wish to develop a solid foundation of knowledge in the environmental sustainability space, this online course provides an overview of concepts, tools, and resources to get you started.(Certificate Units: 5)
ONLINE - Fundamentals of Sustainability Reporting This online program will provide managers with the tools, frameworks and skills to tackle those issues as they advance good corporate citizenship performance throughout your company. (Certificate Units: 4)
ONLINE - Integrating Corporate Citizenship Through Your Supply Chain This online course examines the environmental, social, and economic risks and opportunities present throughout a company’s supply chain. We will explore how to create and evaluate corporate citizenship programs designed for your vendors, suppliers, and 3rd-party providers. (Certificate Units: 2)
ONLINE - Integrated Reporting: Connecting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Metrics to Overall Performance In this online course you'll learn about the evolution of the Integrated Reporting movement; how to employ integrated thinking about the fundamental concepts of value creation, the capitals, and the value creation process; guiding principles, content elements, and overall presentation of an integrated report; and how to enhance the credibility of your Integrated Report.
ONLINE - Materiality: Determining Priorities for Corporate Citizenship Strategy and Reporting This online course will give you an opportunity to explore the concept of material issues and the development of a materiality matrix for your industry sector and your company in a practical way. (Certificate Units: 2)
ONLINE - Measurement and Evaluation: Determine Metrics and Impact This online course will provide you with knowledge and tools to build an effective measurement process into your Corporate Citizenship program management. (Certificate Units: 5)
ONLINE - Nonprofit Board Service: Getting Your Team Ready to Serve This online course will help answer any questions you and your colleagues may have about nonprofit board service, provide the strategic and evaluation tools to assess the leadership experience, and discuss the talent, reputation, and community benefits of a board service program. (Certificate Units: 4)
ONLINE - Stakeholder Management: Identify, Prioritize, and Act This online course will lead you through the steps to developing a stakeholder engagement process, help your company understand its social and environmental impact, and identify the issues important to your stakeholders. (Certificate Units: 4)
ONLINE - The Fundamentals of Employee Volunteer Programs This online course will help you design a new employee volunteer program (EVP) or refocus a current program to provide value to your business, employees, and community. (Certificate Units: 4)

 

Onsite Education Programs

We can bring any combination of the one-, two-, and two-and-half-day courses to your site, including a five-day offering for which attendees earn a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice. These on-site offerings can focus on your particular challenges in community involvement or corporate citizenship. Learn more about on-site programs.

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