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Sustainable Business Leadership Post-Graduate Certificate

We are now accepting applications for the 2024/2025 academic year

Start Date: September

Location: Tourism & Culinary Centre

Length: 1 Year

Credential: Post-Graduate Certificate, Sustainable Business Leadership

Program Availability: Fall 2024 Term

Canadian Applicants

International Applicants

The post-graduate certificate in Sustainable Business Leadership is your gateway to the rapidly growing field of sustainability leadership and climate action. The program has been designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience needed to lead organizations towards more sustainable operations and deploy clean tech solutions.

The program's comprehensive curriculum and variety of delivery methods will enable students to expand on conventional business success metrics to include a triple bottom line approach that enables them to measure and improve an organization’s contributions to planetary health, social well-being and a just economy.

By exploring topics such as foundational environmental science, emerging energy systems, business plans development, data analytics and strategies to lead through positive change, the program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to lead organizations toward more sustainable operations.

From setting, tracking, and reporting on sustainability metrics to collaborating with multiple stakeholders and rights-holders on innovative projects, to managing organizational change and communicating that change, Sustainable Business Leadership graduates will acquire the skill set needed to drive solutions within organizations and businesses that address current climate change and sustainability challenges.

Course content, projects and experiential learning opportunities provide students with a window into multiple sectors especially relevant to the Atlantic region, such as agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture, transportation, buildings, industry, and waste, with a special focus on clean technology.

cleantech-academy_schools-371-x-167.pngThis program is funded through the PEI Cleantech Academy, a joint initiative of Holland College, the University of Prince Edward Island, and the Province of PEI.

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Résumé highlighting interests and experience related to the program.
  • Proof of English proficiency as per Holland College guidelines (see link below).

2023/2024 Academic Year


Canadian Cost Breakdown


International Cost Breakdown

  • Sustainability Coordinator, Officer, Manager, Specialist
  • Sustainability Auditor
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Community Engagement Manager
  • Sustainability Program Manager
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Climate Energy Strategist
  • Sustainable Operations Analyst
  • Communications Specialist
  • Research Technician
  • Compliance Manager (ie ISO 14001)
  • Environmental Manager
  • Community Leadership/Activist
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Manager
  • Social Impact Manager

There is currently no course information available for this program.