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The Natural Step Level 1 Training: Sustainability for Leaders (Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Submitted by Neil McCallum on October 10, 2012 - 10:43am.
Oct 30 2013 - 9:00am
Oct 31 2013 - 5:30pm
The Natural Step Level 1 Training Sustainability for Leaders: A transformative approach to sustainability thinking, strategy, and results (Dutch)
On October 30 & 31 we'll be offering a 2-day certificate training focused on The Natural Step Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. This training will be offered in the Dutch language.
This 2-day training is geared towards existing and new sustainability practitioners who wish to gain knowledge and skills on the strategic and systematic approach of sustainable initiatives. Much attention will be paid to the communication, planning, and management of processes aimed at sustainability. After participating, you will have a thorough understanding of the Natural Step Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development. The training provides an excellent starting point from which you can increasingly develop a leading role in the application of sustainability leadership in your organization, company or community.
As specific outcomes of this comprehensive two- day course, you will:
- Gain a clear understanding of sustainable development based on sound science and systems thinking.
- Achieve a solid foundation in The Natural Step Framework, its rationale, and how to apply it to organizations and complex sustainability issues.
- Attain confidence in communicating core concepts of strategic sustainable development in a clear and convincing way.
- Learn to apply system thinking in practice and plan for success by use of back casting.
The training is very useful for anyone who wants to be a leader in sustainable development. Past participants include:
- Internal company and SME champions
- Municipal employees and elected officials
- Professors and researchers
We encourage participation from a wide range of sectors and perspectives, leading to a richer dialogue and peer learning, simulating the cross-sectoral approach needed to take a systems approach to sustainable development.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a course certificate. For more information about The Flexible Platform and its courses, please click here.
To assure all participants share common references and understanding, taking part in a 2-hour online eLearning model is a prerequisite. As a group, this will allow us to delve deeper into the core concepts and to spend more time on hands-on skill building. An eLearning password will be sent to you after registering for the course. To learn more about the eLearning course (Sustainability 101), please click here.
Course Fees & Registration
Course size: To allow for diversity while ensuring a quality learning experience, each course is limited to 25 participants.
€ 975,- excl. VAT Early Bird (until September 30th)
€ 1.145,- excl. VAT Normal Price
*Course fees include course materials, break-time snacks and lunches. Additional travel or meal costs are the responsibility of participants.
To register, please send an e-mail to Freek van der Pluijm, or call +31653207396
Except for the eLearning module, all program and course materials are in Dutch.
Course Date & Venue
Dates: October 30 & 31, 2013
Time: 9.00 AM to 5.30 PM
Venue: The course will take place at our office, which is situated at the former Philips Industrial Zone Strijp-S (Torenallee 26-18, Eindhoven). The connection to public transport (rail, bus) in this zone is perfect. You can also rent a bike at the train station and cycle your way towards sustainability.
The 2-day course will be taught and facilitated by experienced Senior Advisors from The Natural Step.
You can click here to find out more about the cancellation policy.