RBC Sustainability Leadership Certificate

2020-21 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 materials.


To apply, please click the link at the bottom of the page for the online application. Deadline for applications is FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16TH at 11:59pm (ADT).

 

2020-2021 PROGRAM DATES

Program Opens

Thursday, October 15: Brightspace opens to SLC students
Monday, October 19: Welcome to SLC Launch - Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 5:00 pm ADT
Subsequent activities: Homework - prep for Module 1

Leadership Module 1: November 2 & 6, 2020

Monday, November 2: Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 4:30 pm AST
Friday, November 6: Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 4:30 pm AST
Subsequent activities: Interviews & related assignment

Leadership Module 2: January 18 & 22, 2021

Monday, January 18: Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 4:30 pm AST
Friday, January 22: Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 4:30 pm AST
Subsequent activities: Peer coaching sessions #1 & #2

Leadership Module 3: March 15 & 19, 2021

Monday, March 15: Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 4:30 pm ADT
Friday, March 19: Synchronous Session from 3:00 - 4:30 pm ADT
Subsequent activities: Peer coaching session #3 & closing


Requirements
To complete the certificate, students are required to:

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

Commitment
Beyond the synchronous time commitments shown in the schedule for each module, expect up to 20-25 hours of work between each Module to complete assignments.

Payment
Thanks to funding from RBC Foundation, the cost for the entire course is $75 (to cover the cost of materials). You can apply for a DSU Member Grant to be considered for a rebate towards this program. Apply here for the DSU grant.

**Please note: the College of Sustainability will be sponsoring the first 10 students who register for the 2020-2021 SLC program.

Registration and Refund Policies
Payment details will be included with notice of acceptance in the program. The fee is non-refundable, but should circumstances arise that prevent participation in either the second or third module a credit will be issued that will allow participation in the next year’s offering (good for one year only). Questions can be directed to the Program Secretary at cos.secretary@dal.ca.