Engaging, interactive events
Incredible sustainability and business leaders as faculty
High-level, cross-sectoral attendees
∞ networking opportunities
A new way of thinking
All program, resources and activities - $2450
Unique Brisbane experiences
Become the leader our future needs.
The Griffith University EcoCentre is breaking new ground in Australia, hosting an internationally renowned sustainability and leadership program in 2018.
The Executive Education in Sustainability Leadership Program is a selective, small-class program for executives, sustainability professionals and those looking to make an impact.
Participants from all sectors will learn how to effectively integrate sustainability into their organisations from a host of inspiring faculty, led by Leith Sharp, Director and Lead Faculty for Harvard's program in Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.
The content has been validated through Harvard University's executive education offerings and is widely considered best-in- class for developing high impact sustainability leadership.
The Executive Education in Sustainability Program is for senior leaders, leadership teams and sustainability professionals from all sectors. It includes a faculty of incredible leaders and change-makers from business, higher education, government and the not-for-profit world.
We seek leaders with an appetite for driving sustainability into the core of their business and mission by unlocking its potential to improve employee engagement, organisational performance and innovation. Places are extremely limited, so secure your ticket below and experience one of the finest sustainability leadership courses in the world.
Content validated through Harvard University's executive education offerings.
First time in Australia.
Limited seats available
This program is eligible for 10 Green Building Council of Australia Sustainable Development CPD points
5 great reasons to attend
- Access a best-in-class program in sustainability leadership, designed and delivered by faculty with a proven track record for delivering value.
- Learn new frameworks and skills to help revolutionise sustainability leadership in your organisation.
- Experience incredible networking opportunities.
- Break ground as part of the very first cohort of this exclusive program to be held in Australia.
- Join a community of change makers working to build a better world through real sustainability leadership.
This is an intensive program run from 2 pm - 9 pm (including meals and events) on Tuesday December 11
8 am - 9 pm Wednesday-Thursday, and 8 am-3 pm on Friday December 14, 2018.
The program elements below will be delivered throughout the week.
The link below will take you to a recording of a session for 2017's Executive Education for Leadership Program held at Harvard University. Please note that despite the change in location and faculty, the content will be the same for this program.
You can also listen to Leith Sharp being interviewed on Radio National with Patricia Karvelas, featuring fellow faculty member, Mirvac's Paul Edwards.
Click on the profiles below to find out more about our incredible speakers.
Host of Smart Money, Founder of DoSomething, Co-Founder of Planet Ark
CEO of Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA)
Associate Professor, Griffith University
Environmental Sustainability Project Manager, Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea
President, Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability & Director of Sustainability, Macquarie University
Executive Director of Market Transformation, Green Building Council of Australia
General Manager of Workplace Experiences, Mirvac
System Sustainability Coordinator, University of Hawaiʻi
Lecturer at the School of Creative Practice, Queensland University of Technology
Associate Professor in Music in the Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
Work directly with Harvard's Leith Sharp
Throughout this program you will have the opportunity to work individually and directly with Harvard University's Leith Sharp, to find out more about your story and role within your organisation.
Leith will contact you prior to the program's December 2018 session and you will have the opportunity to connect with Leith and your peers in the ongoing Leadership Lab program after the session's completion. This is an incredibly unique opportunity to work with one of Harvard's best.
Hear from former attendees
Some of the greatest change-makers in some of the world’s most influential organisations shared their stories with us when they attended the program at Harvard University, Boston in 2016.
Want to be kept across the program, but not ready to book just yet?
Griffith University EcoCentre Building N68 170 Kessels road Nathan, QLD
6 – 9 March 2018
About our EcoCentre
Griffith University's EcoCentre is a key element of the Sciences Group and promotes an encouraging message that the knowledge, existing framework and resources to develop a truly sustainable world already exists.
The design and operation of the EcoCentre follows strict 'eco' principles, and features solar energy, ambient ventilation and lighting, rammed earth walls for temperature regulation and rainwater collection for 'greywater' use. All features reflect domestic scale environmental technologies that can be used in the family home.
Nestled within Toohey Forest, on our Nathan campus, the centre's bushland setting is ideal for delivering environmental education programs, exhibitions, conferences, meetings and training seminars. Visitors to the EcoCentre enjoy the tranquillity and beauty of the forest with access to state of the art teaching and conference facilities.