Certified Master Class Series


March 19 to 23, 2018 | Accra, Ghana


Part One:

Integrating SDG’s into Business Strategy

Accra, Ghana | March 19 - 21, 2018

Organizations and businesses are under increasing pressure to align and integrate their core business with social value and environmental stewardship. Those leaders, companies, and organizations that are not able to respond efficiently will struggle operationally and with regulators, customers, financial markets and other key stakeholders. The challenge for most is how to go about doing this. We can help.

Program Overview

This interactive program consists of 9 modules spread across three days. Lectures, videos, small group-work, customized case studies and role-playing scenarios help participants understand and build a case for integrating SDGs into their organization’s overall business strategy. At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

Part Two:

Sustainability Reporting and Communication

Accra, Ghana | March 22 - 23, 2018

Sustainability reporting and communications are critical success factors in today’s world and are increasingly expected by regulators, employees, governments, stakeholders, investors and financiers. Leading businesses across the globe are embracing GRI reporting, strategic communications and SDGs to drive greater business value, social impact and environmental stewardship, creating an immediate impact and long-term competitive advantage and business value.

Program Overview

This interactive and engaging program consists of 6 modules spread over two days. Lectures, videos, small group-work, customized case studies and role-playing scenarios will give participants a strategic understanding and practical tools that will enable them to assess, develop and implement effective and impactful sustainability reporting strategies within their organizations. At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:


Your Faculty Lead

Wayne Dunn

Wayne Dunn is President and Founder of the CSR Training Institute and a former Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill University. He is a Stanford University Sloan Fellow with an M.Sc. in Management from Stanford.

Mr. Dunn is a Founding Member of the Global Advisory Board for the SDG Foundation and of the EU Africa Chamber of Commerce. He also chaired the inaugural EU Africa CSR Awards and Ta’atheer 2016, the MENA CSR and Social Impact Summit. He serves on numerous other advisory boards and CSR awards juries throughout Africa, the Gulf Region and around the world.

He has decades of global CSR and sustainability project and extensive teaching experience having developed and taught CSR and sustainability programs which are recognized by executives and leaders worldwide.

Mr. Dunn has designed and implemented successful projects worldwide, covering a range of industry sectors and including business governments, international organizations and civil society. His work has won many prestigious international awards, including the first-ever private sector project to win a World Bank Development Innovation Award. His efforts are used as global best practice and were featured in a Stanford Business School Case Study.

Wayne is recognized as a global thought-leader and is a frequent lecturer and speaker on business, social responsibility, economics, development, and strategy at events worldwide. He has authored pragmatic works on CSR and Sustainability, as well as the Strategic CSR Video Channel, a free source of learning for practitioners worldwide.

Wayne lives on Vancouver Island in Canada with frequent extended periods in Ghana and Dubai. Mr. Dunn will be joined by international experts and guest faculty.

What Others Are Saying

“Insightful, inspiring and engaging. New perspectives and understanding. Very valuable for my team.”
Susannah Pierce
Vice President and General Manager, Shell Canada LNG

“Coherent, thoughtful, stimulating, innovative and insightful - state of the art! The network of participants from the public, private and civil society sectors was incredible, some of the leading experts in the field.”
Dr. Kojo Busia
Snr. Mineral Sector Governance Advisor United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

"A resounding recommendation for all levels of leaders."
Dr. Mark Thorpe
Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Torex Gold

“Outstanding, engaging and thought provoking - you leave with a strategic mindset.”
Angela Christine Martin
King Faisal Specialist Hospital

“Professor Dunn brings a practical and realistic approach, blending theory and practice to develop pragmatic approaches that address real-world challenges and opportunities.”
Dr. Ellis Armstrong
Former CFO, BP Exploration

“Excellent perspective Wayne! Thank you, this will be very helpful in my role as CEO.”
Ted Fick
Chief Executive Officer, Port of Seattle

“Great program! Great international faculty - great global examples of CSR in theory and practice - great and diverse participants.”
Shola Safo-Duodu Ph.D.,
Head of Corporate Affairs, Barclays Bank

Pricing / Why You Should Attend

This program is designed for professionals and executives who are responsible for strategy, operations, stakeholder and community engagement.

The Managing CSR for #ValueCreation Certified Master class series provides participants with intense and engaging learning experiences across critical CSR and Sustainability areas. Participants dive deep into important critical areas to develop a practical, value creation focused understanding and emerge with tools, frameworks, and strategies that they can immediately use to drive business value and career success.

Participants can take advantage of additional programs in the series including:

For more information on these programs and applicable training dates, visit www.CSRTrainingInstitute.com.

      Integrating SDGs Into Strategy  $2,999.00
      Reporting and Communications  $2,149.00
      Both Programs  $3,499.00

Participants who only completed one of our pairs program have expressed that they either started behind or left the conference unsatisfied. Make sure to take advantage of our entire series and register for both programs today!