What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

As business organisations around the globe face sustainability-related issues, many are struggling to balance short and long-term objectives to overcome these challenges.

This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for professionals seeking foundational concepts and practical tools for implementing a stakeholder-oriented, sustainable business strategy in an organisation.

Examine the practices of leading stakeholder-oriented organisations

Evaluate real-world organisations to examine how leading corporations and global business associations maximise value for all stakeholders while addressing sustainability issues.

Explore stakeholder relationship management

Unpack the dimensions of stakeholder relationships and analyse the complexities of stakeholder interests and wellbeing. You'll examine key examples of effective stakeholder management strategies from the world of business and discuss the importance of issues management as a trigger for future stakeholder actions.

Produce a stakeholder materiality matrix

Gain a detailed understanding of how to use a materiality matrix model to improve business strategy and consistently meet the expectations of your stakeholders. Delve into data-driven materiality assessments and learn how to identify key sustainability issues. You'll have the chance to apply what you learn to your organisation.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academics and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Thomas Maak

Director, Centre for Workplace Leadership and Professor of Leadership, University of Melbourne

Thomas is the Director of the Center for Workplace Leadership at the University of Melbourne and is a global authority in the field of responsible and values-based leadership. Thomas has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for several years on their award-winning senior executive program “Ulysses.” His publications have appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management Learning & Education, and his honours include the Max-Weber-Prize 2008.

More from this series

Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.

The Corporate Sustainability series

This series addresses the sustainability-related challenges confronting business organisations and provides participants with practical tools to overcome these. It explores approaches that increase organisations’ capability for continuous renewal and long-term success, whilst also promoting social and environmental benefits.

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For individuals

To take Managing Stakeholders and Sustainability as a stand-alone course, you'll pay the normal price.

$1350.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to pay by invoice.

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Managing Stakeholders and Sustainability, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

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