Join UCD Innovation Academy’s upcoming online information session to learn more about UCD Professional Diploma in Innovation for Sustainability.

Every aspect of the global economy is changing rapidly due to the effects of climate change. As a result, employers need people who are agile and innovative, and who understand these sustainability challenges. Not just from a business perspective but also scientific, regulatory, and ethical viewpoints.

This course is ideal for mid to senior managers across all sectors, wanting, or already with responsibility for sustainability within their team, department, organisation but without a background in innovation or sustainability.

The opportunity to work on real world projects gives a chance to up-skill and incorporates relevant workplace projects. This course gives students the knowledge, skills and mindset to translate sustainability challenges into opportunities using innovation. It runs live online over eight months and students will gain a range of career skills including:

A key focus of this programme is to enable students to help organisations (enterprise and non-profit) integrate sustainability into their strategy, operations and governance, ensuring that sustainability will be grounded as a source of innovation for organisations driving social and economic change.

Students will gain a holistic view of sustainability which includes the three pillars People, Planet, and Prosperity – to innovate in organisations and enable sustainable development.

The UCD Professional Diploma in Innovation for Sustainability is an 8 month part-time course taking place live online, running from January – August 2024.

Hear from Thomas Macagno, Programme Director and Entrepreneurial Innovation Lead – Sustainability. UCD Innovation Academy’s Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have on the application process.

If you cannot make this online session and would like to be contacted by a member of our team please email

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