Business Sustainability for Leaders

About the course

Short-term Professional Development Program Abroad

Program Theme

Offered in cooperation with the Business Sustainability Research Center of IBS Americas, this innovative program addresses ESG strategies and brings the best practices of Sustainable Management from executives and professionals from all over the world.


Undergraduate students and young professionals from different backgrounds interested in Sustainability and driving sustainable initiatives in organizations.


Preparing professionals ready to view sustainable initiatives from an innovative perspective in a rapidly changing world. The student will learn how to plan, implement indicators and best practices in Sustainable Management to gain access to ESG funds. The objective of the course is also to boost your career and increase your company's profitability with techniques that attract more customers and more investors, while contributing to a better world.

Business Sustainability for Leaders

Benefits for scholarship holders participating in this program:

  • Free Business English module
  • Guidance and documents for obtaining the US Visa

  • Full support for academic and logistic preparation for the program

Why should I attend this course?

  • Being ready to drive sustainable initiatives in large international companies
  • Lectures given by university PhDs or specialists with vast executive experience
  • Meetings with local executives included in the activity grid
  • Technical visit to the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, New York City
  • Opportunity for international networking with Sustainability professionals

Check the opinion of our former students

Testimonials from IBS Americas students who attended State University of New York

July - 2023

Darina Aleksandrova Garibova

Business Sustainability for Leaders

July - 2022

Domenika Geregova

Business Sustainability for Leaders


Key concepts and recent approaches to run a Sustainability-driven organization. Current Global ESG landscape Future Trends and Perspectives of Sustainable Business in the World.

Attracting Sustainable Investments: how to implement Environmental Social Governance indicators and best practices to attract ESG funds.

Impact Measurement and Regulation: developing key performance indicators and investor reporting that reflect your company’s ESG strategy and regulation compliance. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Program participants receive two certificates:  

Certificate in Executive Management – for the thematic courses in the areas of administration 
Business English Program – for the Business English module ]

Consult your university for additional hours and credits. 

It varies according to each home University or College. Some may accept the transcript of credits based on the course content, syllabus and class hours. However, the specific arrangement needs to be made directly with your home University. IBS Americas is happy to work with your Institution to provide any documentation required for a credit transfer process. Consult your secretary. 

The students will visit companies active in the local market or receive representatives at the university for lectures according to the course's area of study. It is expected that students have a very proactive attitude, asking interesting questions to the representative of the organization.

Professor Ricardo Britto

PhD in Business Administration from FEA/USP, he is one of the most experienced Brazilian professors in International Business.

  • Location
    New Paltz/Albany - United States
  • Dates
    3 weeks (January or July)
  • Investment
    U$ 8.400 + Enrollment: U$ 90
    Check opportunities for partial scholarships
  • Program Profile
    Classes and company visits in a full-time basis
  • Workload
    80 class-hours (lectures, talks and company visits)
  • Additional Activity
    Classes and company visits in a full-time basis
  • Students per Classroom
    From 15 to 30
  • Certification
    Certificate in Executive Management and Business English
  • Language
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