Sustainable & Inclusive Business

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Online | Friday, 5 July 12:30 - 1:30pm (AEST)

Join us online to learn more about AGSM’s MBA and Graduate Certificate programs.

You can also register for our upcoming in-person information evenings in Perth or Melbourne

AGSM @ UNSW Business School’s Graduate Certificates are a unique part-time qualification that will allow you to develop subject matter expertise within a specialised contemporary field in high demand, including innovation, entrepreneurship and digital technology. Students gain stackable credentials from a globally ranked management school that can be articulated into an MBA degree if you choose to continue your study. 

These flexible programs are facilitated by world-class academics and industry practitioners who create dynamic and interactive learning experiences – whether students choose to study in virtual and/or face-to-face modes. Students are immersed in active learning experiences and exposed to the practical tools and skills needed to not only succeed, but to thrive in today’s accelerated world.

Who is this degree for?

AGSM offers innovative, experiential, world-class programs designed to equip a new generation of leaders to make an impact in an accelerated world. Providing the flexibility needed to meet the requirements of professional domestic students, with the option to study part-time and online.

The AGSM Graduate Certificate in Sustainable & Inclusive Business is a complete stand-alone qualification and can be undertaken as a pathway to an AGSM Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. It has been developed to equip individuals to understand and effectively respond to the sustainability challenges that are dramatically reshaping business. It provides students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to become sustainable leaders and to make sustainable decisions in their work, positioning any organisation to succeed.

This program focuses on the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainable and inclusive business. Students learn to understand climate science, carbon literacy and the social responsibilities of business. 

Graduates will be equipped with the skills to measure an organisation’s environmental and social footprint, identify global and national sustainability priorities, apply sustainability principles to evaluate strategies and business models, identify opportunities for innovation and improvement, and develop sustainable value chains.

This is a highly multidisciplinary program and it assumes no technical or specialist background. It has been developed in collaboration with senior corporate leaders to position graduates to drive purposeful change and thrive as sustainable leaders in a fast-changing world.

    • Gain access to a range of AGSM MBA courses drawn from our world ranked MBA programs (Not all MBA elective courses are available in Graduate Certificate program offerings)

    • Choose the study method that suit you – you can switch between online or face to face courses that complement your current work and fit easily around your family commitments

    • Designed for maximum flexibility and convenience so you can fit in your studies around your busy life – courses are delivered online or face to face in the evenings or weekends 

    • Develop subject matter expertise with a specialist credential in a contemporary area of growing demand

    • Learn the practical skills, techniques and knowledge to make sustainable decisions and position your organisation for success

    • Apply the learnings immediately to find solutions to current business problems, while drawing on your extensive work experience

    • Build a collaborative learning environment and develop valued relationships

    • Develop a more sustainable mindset and a sustainability toolkit that helps you become a more valuable leader within your workplace and society

    • Understand the opportunities to develop a more sustainable business model and a clear vision for sustainable growth.

    • Sustainability management

    • Sustainability strategy

    • Consulting

    • C-Suite

    • Senior management

    • Management

    • Leadership

    • Project management

The AGSM Graduate Certificates are a part-time program and can be completed anywhere between 8 months to 2 years. Should you choose to continue your studies the certificate can articulate into an MBA degree*.

*Entry into AGSM MBA programs is subject to meeting the AGSM Admissions Criteria.

Program structure and courses

Degree type

AGSM Graduate Certificate


8 months to 2 years, part-time

Commencing terms

Term 1 – February
Term 2 – June
Term 3 – September

Program code


Delivery mode

Face to face and online

Domestic / International


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