Professional Development

Executive Academy Workshops

The Executive Academy is an executive series of professional development workshops and short-courses designed to build leadership skills for sustainability professionals. These workshops are offered at times convenient to practicing professionals and are open to professionals with a minimum of three years of post-undergraduate work experience.

Professional Certificate in International Sustainability Consulting

The Professional Certificate in Global Sustainability Consulting is specially designed for professionals interested in advancing their knowledge and gaining experience in international sustainable development fields without enrolling for graduate credits. This professional certificate, offered in conjunction with Virginia Tech’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education, entails completion of two online courses, participation in an International Field Experience, and independent career planning exercises. This professional certificate is awarded in conjunction with continuing education units issued by Virginia Tech.