Professional Development

Our study tours, certificate programs, seminars, and other offerings provide opportunities to continue to learn and develop leadership skills for sustainability.

Executive Series Workshops

This executive series of professional development workshops and short-courses are 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 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 (CPE), entails completion of two online courses, participation in an International Consulting Lab (ICL), and independent career planning exercises. This professional certificate is awarded in conjunction with continuing education units issued by Virginia Tech.