Join us on June 26 & 27 2013 for a 2-day certificate training focused on The Natural Step Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
The Natural Step Level 1 Training
Sustainability for Leaders. A transformative approach to sustainability thinking, strategy and results
20 & 21 October, Driebergen, The Netherlands
On October 20 & 21 we are offering a 2-day certificate training in The Natural Step framework for strategic sustainable development. This takes place in Driebergen, near Utrecht, The Netherlands.
The intensive 2-day practical course is designed to build understanding of how to transform your organization’s approach to sustainability in order to achieve strategic advantage and long-term leadership in your industry and/ or community.
As specific outcomes of this comprehensive two- day course, you will:
- Gain a clear understanding of sustainability based on sound science and systems thinking.
- Achieve a solid foundation in The Natural Step Framework, its rational and how to apply it to organizations and complex sustainability issues.
- Attain confidence in communicating core concepts of strategic sustainable development.
- Learn to plan for success by use of back casting.
The 2-day course will be taught and facilitated by experienced Senior Advisors from The Natural Step.
The workshop is open to anyone who wants to be a leader in the change toward a sustainable society. Past participants include:
‣ Internal company and SME champions
‣ Municipal employees and elected officials
‣ Professors and researchers
We encourage participation from a wide range of sectors and perspectives, leading to a richer dialogue and peer learning, simulating the cross-sectoral approach needed to take a systems approach to sustainable development.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a course certificate. For more information about The Natural Step and its courses, please visit: www.thenaturalstep.org
To assure all participants share common references and understanding, a 1-hour online primer is a prerequisite (or equivalent foundational knowledge). As a group, this will allow us to delve deeper into the core concepts and to spend more time on hands-on, skill building. An eLearning password will be sent to you after registering for the course.
To learn more about the eLearning course (Sustainability 101), please visit: www.thenaturalstep.org/elearning
Course Fees & Registration
Course size: To allow for diversity while ensuring a quality learning experience, each course is limited to 25 participants.
- € 1.425,- ex. VAT
Language: All program and course materials are in English.
*Course fees include course materials, break-time snacks and lunches. Additional travel or meal costs are the responsibility of participants.
Course Date & Venue
Dates: October 20 & 21, 2011
Time: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Venue: This Level 1 Certificate Course will take place at Antropia Conference Center in Driebergen, which is situated right next to the train station Driebergen-Zeist, 10 minutes by train from Utrecht. www.antropia.nl. Antropia encourages visitors to come by public transport (€16,75 return from everywhere in the Netherlands). Read more at www.antropia.nl
This short video of The Natural Step Level 1 Training in Canada provides a good impression of the upcoming training.