• Infusing Sustainability in the Workplace

    Certificate Topics

    This is a cross sector certificate for professionals in the public, private and nonprofit sectors that work in sustainability, planning, management, operations, environmental services, public works, energy planning and economic development or corporate sustainability. Participants will be able to assess where their organizations are now and how to make a difference in the area of sustainability. They will learn to be change agents and to build capacity within themselves and their organizations.

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    Program at a Glance

    Students complete forty-five hours of training to receive the Public Sector Conflict Resolution Certificate from the Hamline School of Business Center for Public Administration and Leadership and 4 Continuing Studies credits. The program is deliberately scheduled to span two calendar years so the cost of certification is spread over two budget cycles. Cost for the program is $1,325.

    Time Requirements

    Participants commit to six 7.5 -hour sessions over an eight-month period, starting in September 2014. The class meets on third Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch are included.


    Session 1: Friday, September 19, 2014
    Session 2: Friday, October 17, 2014
    Session 3: Friday, November 21, 2014
    Session 4: Friday, January 16, 2015
    Session 5: Friday, February 20, 2015
    Session 6: Friday, March 20, 2015

    Degree Candidacy

    All participants are eligible to earn the certificate and Continuing Studies credits regardless of prior academic experience. Eligible students who wish to earn master's level elective credits toward the Master of Arts in Public Administration at Hamline University must meet the requirements for admission to the Hamline School of Business and complete additional academic work in the class.