Simon Fraser University City Program – Sustainable Community Development: Making Change Happen – Building Commitment to Create Sustainability (SUST913)

Transforming human society toward sustainability is an unprecedented challenge. How do leaders move sustainability forward effectively? How do they overcome barriers to change?

Whether you’re a skilled sustainability champion or relative newcomer, this course will enhance your ability to influence and promote organizational and social change in support of sustainability goals. Through interactive peer learning, it will move from a broad theoretical overview to a detailed exploration of the skills and qualities of effective change agents, as well as their relations to other actors.  Participants will draw upon real-world cases and discuss strategies for taking action to achieve sustainability goals. This two-day course happens Friday and Saturday, January 20-21, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver. The fee is $600. Register online at http://www.sfu.ca/content/sfu/continuing-studies/about/program-units/city-program/about-city-program.html.

14 Non-core LUs

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