Otago Polytechnic

Adding Sustainable Value (Certificate in Sustainable Practice (Level 5))

  • Location varies
  • 19 weeks
  • Level 5
  • Starts on various dates
  • Apply anytime

Adding Sustainable Value is a practical sustainability training programme that enables organisations to plan for real and lasting success. The programme framework and unique team approach helps you make strategic decisions that will shape the future of your business. The Adding Sustainable Value programme is proudly brought to you by three of the leaders in applied sustainability education - Otago Polytechnic, the Sustainable Business Council and The Natural Step.

Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Practice

  • Online with block courses*
  • 1 year full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts anytime
  • Apply anytime

Gain the knowledge to promote and implement sustainable leadership in your community and workplace. Examine the social, economic, political and environmental implications of sustainability. Compulsory block courses are a requirement.

Creating Living Buildings

  • Online with a block course in Christchurch, Auckland or Dunedin
  • 5 months part-time
  • Starts Auckland (OP/AUT) 23 & 24 August, 2017; Christchurch (OP/ARA) 15 & 16 August, 2017
  • Apply until start date

This is New Zealand’s first education course designed to transform and improve the standard of this country’s built environments; a step towards achieving a shared vision of triple net zero and restorative building practices becoming the norm in New Zealand.

Better Business Buying

  • Auckland, Wellington
  • 12 weeks
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2017
  • Apply until start date

This short course is specifically designed for procurement managers, CFO’s and sustainability managers looking to manage the supply chain to support organisational values, reduce risk and drive sustainable value. If your organisation is looking to adopt international best practice business buying, then this course will give you all the foundation knowledge you need.

Better Business Reporting

  • Various
  • 11 weeks
  • Starts to be confirmed for 2017
  • Apply until start date

A tailor-made short course for CFO’s, sustainability managers, communication and reporting professionals. If your organisation is looking to adopt international best practice business reporting then this course will give you all the foundation knowledge you need.