Want to have an impact on shaping a new way of managing sustainable development around the world?

This is your chance to join the Sustainability Challenge Foundation (SCF) worldwide network of highly qualified participants from around the world who connect, share and learn about challenges of sustainable development, even long after the program is over.

SCF is the only organization in the world dedicated exclusively to training in consensus building for sustainable development.

If you are looking to

- make a difference in the world of sustainability
- learn more about stakeholder management
- enhance your negotiation skills for consensus building
- better understand sustainability topics like agriculture, energy or industry

then the International Programme on the Management of Sustainability (IPMS) is for you!

The International Programme on the Management of Sustainability (IPMS) is a one-of-a-kind course designed to teach strategies and innovative approaches to meet the challenges of sustainability in the public, private and non-profit sectors. The courses are taught by professors from Cambridge, USA, and other world leading sustainability experts. The faculty is headed by Professor William Moomaw of the Fletcher School of Tufts University, one of the first scientists who focused on researching climate change.

The faculty combined with participants from carefully chosen cultural backgrounds and stakeholder perspectives, provides a unique and challenging learning experience.

The objective of the IPMS is to train participants in the techniques of multilateral dialogue to resolve the conflicts that arise in the context of implementing sustainable development. The IPMS teaches a mutual gains or win-win approach to negotiation. On the basis of role-playing exercises, lectures and discussion groups an integration of theory and practice is achieved that enables a dynamic, interactive learning process.


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IPMS 2016
DATES FOR IPMS-23 are known!
Very succesful IPMS 2015
From 7 to 14 June 2015 30 participants (from 15 different countries) and 11 faculty team members (from 8 different countries) gathered at Hotel Bergse Bossen in Driebergen for the 22nd edition of the International Programme on the Management of Sustainability (IPMS).

Professor William Moomaw - Head of Faculty:
"It takes a team to deliver a high quality program like IPMS.  And this year was an extraordinary example.  The program flowed seamlessly from Sunday evening through Saturday night.  The participants who ranged from excellent graduate students to senior officials recognized the quality of the offering and rose to the occasion.  And all seemed to be having fun and enjoying themselves...."
Negotiation Skills for Sustainable Protected Areas (RPMS BIOPAMA II)

22-27 February 2015, Roodevallei Lodge, Pretoria, South Africa

Training of Trainers BIOPAMA: Negotiating for Sustainable Development
8-13 February 2015, Roodevallei Lodge, Pretoria, South Africa