Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.69
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 8, 2013
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Cornell University
IN-4: Innovation 4

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lesley Yorke
Communication Specialist
University Communications
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

The Cornell Management Academy Sustainability Course

Cornell University’s Management Academy is designed to further the skills of the university’s current managers who can immediately apply what they have learned. The Sustainability Course is one of 10 required courses to complete a Management Academy Certificate. The Sustainability Course is one of the only sustainability management courses offered by a higher education human resources department. The three-hour, sustainability training demonstrates how sustainability fits into Cornell’s culture, gives managers tools to encourage sustainability in their unit, identifies managerial interests, passions, and skills in relationship to sustainability and helps managers develop plans for integrating sustainability into their units. The course was co-developed and co-facilitated by staff from the Campus Sustainability Office, the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, R5 Operations, Community Relations, and The Cornell Team and Leadership Center. The Sustainability Course was first integrated in the program during the winter of 2012 and has already trained over 45 managers. A brief article in the staff newspaper highlighted the course. http://pawprint.cornell.edu/?q=articles/2012/02/management-training-in-sustainability-has-begun

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