CII's e-learning certificate courses
The Confederation of Indian Industry e-learning platform offers green education certification courses for both professionals and students.
Online courses are structured to help students identify career opportunities in the environmental sustainability and climate change domain.
All the courses are industry-focused, and the topics covered can be applied immediately.
- CII - Certified Professional in Resource Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability
- CII – Certified Professional in Sustainable Waste Management
- CII - Certified Professional in Green Supply Chain
- CII - Certified Professional in Carbon Footprint
- CII - Certified Professional In Life Cycle Assessment
- CII - Indian Climate Change Champions League
- Certificate Course On Sustainability Management - AIMA
This course is developed and offered by the All India Management Association. It is a three-month well-structured course that includes 30 hours of instructional training with a few workshop sessions towards the end.
The course touches all the aspects of sustainability, from understanding the SDGs to managing and implementing sustainability ideas in other functional areas such as - operations, HR and marketing.
The participants would be assessed based on a three-hour exam at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, you are awarded a certificate by the All India Management Association.
- M.Sc. Sustainable Development and Environment Management - SIES Indian Institute of Environment Management
If you are looking for a full-time two-year job-oriented sustainable development course, this M.Sc. course might be a good option.
This job-oriented course aims to instil knowledge about sustainable environments that is useful in many sectors, including research, academia, industry, NGOs, and the service sector. This course trains individuals to tackle problems at the source rather than at the end of the pipeline.
If you have a bachelor's degree, you are eligible for the course, but admission is granted based on a written test followed by an interview.
As the world is transitioning towards a new work culture, the demand for sustainable and environmental managers will only go up. If you are passionate about the environment and society and can envision yourself working in a sustainability management role, these courses can help you get the desired career boost.
There are many other good online and offline courses focusing on sustainable development education. We are not promoting any specific course you should take, as your career needs might differ. However, by listing the above mentioned five courses, we have only tried to bring to your notice that there are good education and job opportunities available in environmental study.
As of now, sustainability education is only in its nascent phase, but due to recent developments and environmental concerns around the globe, it has become of utmost importance to implement sustainability best practices. We are hopeful that more and more people will opt for environmental studies in the coming years.
We do know one thing for a fact, that the world requires more leaders and managers who understand the importance of sustainability more than ever.
So, if you are someone who cares about doing the right thing and wants to build a world that isn't just concerned about today's needs but the future as well, maybe you should consider taking up one of these courses.