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Design for Climate Leadership

Ended Jun 27, 2023

Full course description

Start Date: May 22nd, 2023

End Date: June 26th, 2022

Course structure: 10–12 hours of content delivered across five sessions, including both synchronous and asynchronous components.

Certification: e-Certificate and Digital Badge will be provided to participants upon successful completion of course.


Key takeaways from the course: 

Learners will leave with a greater understanding of how they and their organization contribute to climate change impacts, and how to enact climate leadership through integrated design of goal setting, behavior change, technology innovation, and stakeholder engagement. 


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Course Instructor: Dr. Weslynne Ashton

Weslynne Ashton is an Associate Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology with a joint appointment at the Stuart School of Business and the Institute of Design (ID). As a sustainable systems scientist, her research, teaching, and practice are oriented around transitioning socio-ecological systems towards sustainability and equity. She examines the adoption of sustainability strategies in business, and the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in addressing social and environmental challenges, including climate change and the circular economy.