RBC Sustainability Leadership Certificate

2019-20 Program Information & Application Form

Participants are required to attend all three modules to obtain the certificate, although attendance may be completed over multiple academic years. Financial support from the RBC Foundation makes it possible for us to offer this program at minimal cost for students to help offset the cost of meals and materials.

To apply, please click the link at the bottom of the page for the online application.



Leadership Module 1: October 18-20, 2019

Friday, Oct 18: Check-in: 5:30pm, Module Session: 6-9pm
Saturday, Oct 19: Check-in: 9:30am, Module Session: 10am-6pm
Sunday, Oct 20: Check-in 9:30am, Module Session 10-2pm

Leadership Module 2: January 17-18, 2020

Friday, Jan 17: Check-in: 5:30pm, Module Session: 6-9pm
Saturday, Jan 18: Check-in: 9:30am, Module Session: 10am-6pm

Pecha Kucha: March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 11: 6-9pm                         

Leadership Module 3: March 20-21, 2020

Friday, Mar 20: Check-in: 5:30pm, Module Session: 6-9pm
Saturday, Mar 21: Check-in: 9:30am, Module Session: 10am-6pm

To complete the certificate, students are required to:

  1. Attend all three weekend modules (not necessarily in one academic year);
  2. Engage in two action projects; and
  3. Complete several reflection exercises on their personal program experiences.

It is a 15 hour commitment for module 1 and 11 hours per weekend for module 2 and 3 (Friday evening through Saturday), as well as an additional 3 hours for the evening Project Presentation dinner. In addition, expect between 15-20 hours of work between each module to complete assignments.

Thanks to funding from RBC Foundation, the cost for the entire course is $150 (to cover the cost of meals and materials). You can apply for a DSU Member Grant to be considered for a $100 rebate towards this program. Apply here for the DSU grant.

Registration and Refund Policies
Please review the following PDF regarding the registration and refund policy for the RBC SLC.