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Training Curriculum

The cornerstone integrative classes of our curriculum are based on the principles of
Doing More With Less
Doing More With Teams.

Training Curriculum

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General Training Curriculum

Integrative Classes for Managers and Leaders

The cornerstone of our curriculum is based on the principles
of Doing More With Less and Doing More With Teams.

Overview of Energy, Environmental, and
Product Sustainability Leadership

  • Introduction to the three-year program
  • Unique skills and abilities needed by EHS and Sustainability practitioners
  • Unique stakeholder expectations for a company’s EHS&S performance
  • Characteristics of successful leaders
  • Enablers and barriers to success
  • Techniques for developing leadership skills

Exercising Judgment

  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Managing complexity, coping with uncertainty
  • Earning buy-in by senior managers and other influencers in the company
  • Leading Change
  • Strategy versus tactics
  • Short-term versus long-term
  • Understanding your role in the process
  • Arguing versus collaborating
  • Resolving conflict
  • Finding common ground

Making the Case in Your Company for That Innovative Idea

  • Being an effective advocate
  • Understanding the audience, their goals, perspectives, culture, and language
  • Crafting effective internal and external messages
  • The Power of benchmarking
  • Avoiding annoyance
  • Who are the champions and the blockers?

Achieving Breakthrough Performance

  • Why leaders matter
  • The myth of the born leader
  • Envisioning a future state
  • From management to leadership
  • The “big hairy goal”
  • Listen more — talk less
  • Understanding team dynamics
  • Sharing credit so that everyone is a winner
  • Organizational transformation and culture change

Measuring Performance and Success

  • Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals
  • Leading versus lagging
  • Qualitative versus quantitative
  • Hard versus soft benefits
  • Performance appraisals
  • Coaching and counseling


  • The power of strategic partnerships
  • Finding the right partners, internally and externally
  • Why alliances fail
  • Understanding the “Prisoner’s Dilemma”
  • Getting to “Win–Win”

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