Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value Through Collaborative Sustainable Development
McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development and the law firm of Fasken Martineau are pleased to announce the launch of the second executive education certificate program, Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value Through Collaborative Sustainable Development. The program will include an intensive 5 day program supplemented by post program learning events and support. It is a practical program designed to prepare participants to work in the growing field of corporate social responsibility. It is an applied program intended for professionals who work in the private and public sectors, including those who work for international organizations, consulting companies, nongovernmental and community organizations.
The program will include pre-program work, a 5-day intensive learning event in Cape Town, South Africa April 28-May 3, 2013 and ongoing post program activities and support.
Program Objectives and Key Themes
New challenges and new opportunities are emerging as the juxtaposition of economic, social and environmental issues affects businesses, governments, NGOs, international institutions and other organizations in innovative and complex ways. Public, private and civil society organizations are facing increased pressure to integrate economic, environmental and social issues and, simultaneously, to deliver increasing value to their stakeholders. The Corporate Social Responsibility: Creating Value through Collaborative Sustainable Development program will equip businesses, managers, practitioners and community leaders meet these challenges and help their organizations thrive in the process.
The program is designed to both provide practical and meaningful theories, tools and approaches and to enable participants to learn and work directly with key leaders from other types of organizations. Leaders from business, government and civil society will learn and work together. This intensive 5 day program will provide practical solutions that will help to align and harmonize corporate social responsibility in a way that helps to balance what may seem on the surface to be competing priorities to approaches that can help diverse organizations find solutions that create shared value. It will help managers and practitioners understand how to navigate through the world of CSR and create, implement and manage collaborative sustainable development strategies.
The program will introduce participants to leading edge thinking and practical applications of Corporate Social Responsibility in a number of contexts. It will provide participants with the requisite knowledge; skills and strategies to prepare themselves develop, implement and manage corporate social responsibility within their respective organizations.
This practical, applied program will offer important tools for a wide range of people who are working in corporate social responsibility or are interested in understanding the dynamic space where private sector interests can create shared value and support sustainable development. It is a practical program intended for professionals who work in the private and public sectors, including those who work for international organizations and consulting companies, nongovernmental organizations, and community organizations.
THE FEE FOR THIS INTENSIVE FIVE -DAY PROGRAM is $3,495 CAD (plus applicable tax). All course related material, breakfast, lunch and health break refreshments are included.
* Cancellations must be received in writing 15 days prior to the course start date. Registration fee refunds are subject to a 20 percent cancellation fee.
Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a Certificate from McGill
University’s Institute for the Study of International Development.
Invoice billing options are available and payments by cheque can be made to
McGill University and sent to the following address
Institute for the Study of International Development
Attention: Executive Programs
Suite 240, 3460 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1X9
For further information please email:
Participants will be responsible for their travel arrangements and for securing accommodation.