Learn, Lead, Create Impact: Lifelong Learning Opportunities

At the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, we are an alliance of three powerful business schools, redefining the essence of business education, inspiring future generations, and championing sustainable, purpose-driven practices. Our Lifelong Learning opportunities allow alumni to further their impact by continuing their education and by tapping into on-demand content dedicated to relevant business topics within the ever-changing landscape of the business world. We offer access to lifelong learning in three ways:

  • Master today’s most in-demand skills, taught by faculty experts either online or on-campus, and earn professional certificates with eCornell.
  • Accelerate your career with Cornell’s Executive Education programs that allow you to learn while you work and support you however you want to grow.
  • Spark your interests by attending thought leadership events offered to alumni annually, virtual and in-person, by the SC Johnson College of Business.

In addition, we are pleased to offer a new Lifelong Learning program, driven by the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development (AA&D). This Lifelong Learning program provides you with on-demand, semester-long deep dives into a variety of themes. For more information on this semester’s topic, watch Dean Karoyli’s welcome message.

The broader division of AA&D also offers events, live streams, career tools, Cornell’s Adult University, career resources, networking and knowledge sharing with CUeLinks, Cornell TED Talks, CornellX courses, and the Big Red Reads Book Club.

The Business of Sustainability: 2023 Lifelong Learning Experience

The SC Johnson College, in partnership with eCornell, is launching a new learning experience created specifically for alumni.

Through this educational experience, we will share knowledge and best practices to identify the constantly evolving competitive strategic and tactical opportunities that exist in today’s market for championing sustainable, purpose-driven practices.

The programming will include curriculum-based content featuring our faculty, who are among the world’s most innovative researchers, as well as conversations about challenges and opportunities in this dynamic space.

The lifelong learning experience is being supported by the SC Johnson College office of Alumni Affairs and Development and the Business of Sustainability Theme in partnership with eCornell.

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Sustainable Business Certificate from eCornell

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As an added benefit of the Lifelong Learning Experience, eCornell is offering a special discounted rate of 50 percent off the retail price for our Cornell community.

Ready to transform your organization with a comprehensive commitment to sustainability? Enroll in the Sustainable Business Certificate powered by eCornell, or have your team enroll to tackle sustainability efforts from multiple perspectives. Classes are designed by SC Johnson College faculty, and you complete them online, on your schedule.

The certificate will prepare you to evaluate your organization’s current sustainability efforts, identify gaps and opportunities, and create unique solutions to drive organizational value. You will gain insights into your organization’s competitive approach by assessing environmental and social sustainability throughout the life cycle of a product or service and leveraging research-based methodologies to ideate solutions that turn sustainability problems into market opportunities. You will also explore how aligning stakeholder relationships enhances your ability to achieve profitability and sustainability goals. With these strategies and best practices, you will be uniquely positioned to create a sustainability implementation plan tailored to your organization’s specific needs.

Request your promo code. Group discounts for your organization are also available. Certificate must be completed by December 31, 2023.

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Business of Sustainability Interdisciplinary Theme

Learn more about the Business of Sustainability theme at the college and how it impacts the faculty and students’ work.

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Research with Impact

This video series features faculty from SC Johnson College describing the research that motivates them and how it connects with the world.

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