style Type of education: Lifelong Learning
event Start date: Week 40, 2022
place Location: Jönköping

* This course is delivered in Swedish

The course aims to give you the understanding and the skills needed to be able to adapt your organization to meet the sustainability challenges that exist. Through inspiring input and practical workshops, you fill your toolbox with the knowledge and tools required to implement long-term changes and to drive your organization's sustainability work forward. Active participation in the various modules gives you the opportunity to become a certified sustainability leader and the chance to become a Carbon Literate certified through the Carbon Literacy Project. As a participant in the course, you also have the opportunity to apply for consultation support through the Jönköping Region.

The education is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School
vpn_key Application code: JSMG11
local_library Place of study: Campus
data_usage Credits: 3 credits
data_usage Fees: Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens. Non EU/EEA citizens are requested to pay a fee of 5000 SEK to take the course.
language Language: Swedish
access_time Length: Autumn 2022: week 40 - week 02 2023. - Spring 2023: week 03 - 10 (continuing)
rotate_right Application period: July 2022 to September 2022
  • Previous higher academic study is not required.
  • To participate in the course, upper secondary school eligibility and Swedish 3 / B are required, plus at least one year of relevant work experience.
  • Applicants must also enclose a letter from the employer giving the participant a mandate to work with sustainability-related goals within the organization.

To apply, you must upload the following documents:

  • Proof of employment
  • Application letter

After passing the result in 6 or more modules and associated assignments, you can be awarded a certificate as a sustainability leader through Jönköping International Business School.


  • Succesful completion of the course comprises gives 3 higher education credits.
  • Active participation in the various modules gives you the opportunity to become a certified Sustainability Leader and the chance to become Carbon Literate certified through the Carbon Literacy Project.
  • As a participant in the course, you also have the opportunity to apply for consultation support through the Jönköping Region.

The course is built on 10 modules that together form a practical and relevant certificate course.

Module 1: Why is sustainability important?

5 october

Module 2: Doing Business in a Changing World

19 October

Module 3: Towards a sustainable business model

9 November

Module 4: Explore sustainable innovation

23 November

Module 5: Become part of Sweden's circular economy

7 December

Module 6: Towards a sustainable value chain

21 December

Module 7: Sustainable storytelling

11 January

Module 8: New perspectives on social integration

25 January

Module 9: Sustainability reporting

8 February

Module 10: Learn more about carbon dioxide emissions

22 February

* DRAFT schedule: Actual dates may vary



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For information about the course, please contact Philippa Berglund. External link, opens in new window.