SDGXCHANGE Consulting Certification course - ONLINE!

Developing strategies and new business models in the era of the SDGs

This course enables participants to generate disruptive innovation by reframing today's challenges into strategic business opportunities. You will acquire practical innovation tools and methodologies, as well as facilitation skills that allow you to initiate and implement organizational change. You will also explore how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can help you align your business activities to opportunities for growth and impact.

Through interactive lectures, hands-on simulations and engaging group exercises, you will learn relevant conceptual frameworks, tools and facilitations guidelines to effectively make an organisation future ready.
Course objectives:
Learn how to assess companies for future readiness
Assess a company’s maturity for change and business sustainability
The relevance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for business
Use the GAPRFRAME tool and the Business Sustainability Typology
Use innovation process tools for strategic business reinvention
Acquire facilitation techniques to moderate multi-stakeholder groups
Understand stakeholder dynamics
Understand the tools to assess the net positive impact
This course is created for:
Change agents seeking to professionally lead their organization through a purpose-based strategic re-orientation
Consultants with the desire of acquiring the SDG-based strategy tool #SDGXCHANGE
Facilitators seeking to add critical tools and process knowledge to their organizational transformation skill box


Dr. Barbara Dubach

Barbara has been passionate about sustainability for more than 25 years and has gained longstanding, international experience in industry, public and non-profit sectors. She is the founder and CEO of engageability – a center of excellence creating value for all stakeholders and the common good. Besides, she is Head of Knowledge and Technology Transfer of the National Research Programme 'Sustainable Economy' (NRP 73).

Dr. Katrin Muff

Katrin is a thought leader in the transformative space of sustainability and responsibility. Until 2018 she helped transform Business School Lausanne, where she acted as Dean from 2008-2015 until self-organization made such a title redundant. From 2010 onwards, she led BSL’s research activities in sustainability and responsibility related transformation of business and leadership. Prior, she gained international business experience at ALCOA (United States, Russia), IAMS Europe - Procter & Gamble (the Netherlands), Schindler Lifts (Australia) and Yupango (Switzerland).

Course Fee

Included in course fee

  • Coffee
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Hand-out material
  • Any material required in course

Excluded in course fee

  • Travels to location
  • Overnight stay
  • Dinner

Cancellation Fee

  • 30% 5 months or more
  • 50% 4 months or more
  • 80% 3 months or more
  • 100% 2 months or more

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