Learning to Walk the Talk



*This credential is only available to current RMIT students

As we turn our attention to making our societies more sustainable, our businesses and organisations have a vital role to play. And on the flipside, just about any business stands to benefit from becoming more sustainable with gains ranging from PR boosts to very real financial savings.

This course gives you the skills and knowhow to create, promote and drive sustainability changes inside an organisation. You'll get the fundamentals on implementing sustainability in a corporate environment, including how to align your sustainability plan with a business's strategy, and how to measure and report on your plan's progress.

You'll also learn about the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals and how to apply them in a business environment so you can get to work on making a real difference.

Skills and learning outcomes

  • Sustainable work practices
  • Cultural and civic awareness
  • Environmental awareness
  • Accountability
  • Analysis
  • Data analysis
  • Decision making
  • Process improvement


  • Sustainability: Global crisis or opportunity
  • Shifting agendas and worldviews
  • Core concepts of sustainability
  • Looking to the future
  • Arguments for optimism

How does it work ?

Through online activities the earner of this credential gains skills for creating and implementing a sustainability plan in a business environment, including methods for measuring and reporting on the success of a plan once it's been put into action.

When can I do it ?