International Master in Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility

Lead Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility Projects

  • Devise Sustainability Strategies in private companies, international organisations and NGOs
  • Identify key indicators to evaluate strategies for Sustainability
  • Develop engagement strategies to effectively communicate with the different stakeholders
  • Schedule: Oct 2015 to Jul 2016
  • Place: Madrid
  • Price: €14,820
  • Dedication: Full Time
  • Length: 750 hours
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  • Timetable: Monday to friday, from 09:30 to 14:00. Some classes will be given in the afternoon, from 16:00h to 20:00h
  • Method: Classroom-based
  • Language: English
  • Study trip: Optional

The ever faster evolving world in which our organizations operate requires us to not only keep up but also to find the new approaches that will allow us to successfully master new adaptive organizations.

This course aims to bring a new awareness and give you the tools and capacities to be successful in organizations that need to harness the opportunities to not only connected with but also engage with and be useful to society, able to dialogue with an increasing number of diverse stakeholders in a new interconnected and transparent 21st century environment.

Professional Career for IMSD Students

Private sector (Spain and abroad): Consultancy (Sustainability and CSR Departments)and Multinational companies (sectors: energy, banking, environment, communication.

NGO´S : Not only focused on development, but also focused on natural resources.

Examples of Companies that offer internships in the past editions:

  • Factor CO2, Repsol, BBVA, KPMG, Accenture, URS, Deloitte, Endesa, Iberdrola, Ferrovial, Ericsson, CH2MHill, BBVA, Villafañe y Asociados, Sustainable Fishing London, AUREN, HUB Madrid
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Studies focused on:
  • openSocial economy
    Social economy

    The social economy is a way of understanding the economy that promotes values based on solidarity, social responsibility and promoting business ethics...

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  • openDigital economy
    Digital economy

    Through technology and its uses, we have changed our way of seeing the world, the way we interact, communicate, learn and even grow professionally...

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  • openSustainable economy
    Sustainable economy

    In today's society we are constantly searching to improve economic development. However, this planet's resources are limited and ecosystems are susceptible to the impact of human activity...

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  • openCreative economy
    Creative economy

    An original idea can be a seed for creating a business. In an evolving economy, it is increasingly important to identify market and people's needs...

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  • openOpen economy
    Open economy

    We believe that other economic models are possible, such as the open economy. Enterprises and service providers working in another way to understand labour relations, intellectual property, its role and value in the Company...

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The teaching staff of the IMSD programme has been selected to provide a true international experience, perspective and approach. It comprises a first class selection of academics and professionals both from Spain and abroad, all of whom are experts in their field. All combine excellent teaching background together with solid professional experience.
Among the first of its kind in Spain, IMSD is a flagship programme of EOI. It combines both academic and practical perspectives on the contemporary global issues of Corporate Responsibility, Business Ethics and Sustainability. + Leda Stott

Leda Stott IMSD Director

The teachers of this programme work at
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • ATENTO (Grupo Telefónica)
  • Amundi Asset Management
  • Factor CO2
  • Universities of Cambridge and Oxford Brookes
  • Spanish Institute of Oceanography
  • Stanford University
  • University College London
  • BBVA
  • Lund University (Sweden)

...And many others

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The academic programme offers an interdisciplinary selection of courses taught by an expert group of international faculty and professionals offering both a theoretical perspective as well as a practical approach to the issues being explored. Our course is designed to introduce junior managers to the sophisticated and multi-faceted world of sustainability and global business, through class lectures, debates, case studies, real life analysis and technical visits.
Methodology focused on:
  • openM-learning

    Mobile learning philosophy is about integrating the possibilities offered by a mobile terminal to follow an open and networked education...

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  • openBusiness projects
    Business projects

    Closely linked to learning by doing, we believe that an independent project in which you can apply the various points learned is a good learning model...

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  • openDesign thinking
    Design thinking

    Practice improves, based on repetition, our actions and knowledge, and we train for real situations that will happen in the future...

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  • openOutdoor training
    Outdoor training

    Our school concept is a global concept, so we want to go beyond what is usually understood by academic. The experience of studying with us is not only in lecture rooms...

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  • openStudy trip
    Study trip

    They say that a trip can change your life. And we want to offer you the opportunity to live an enriching and formative experience both on a professional as well as a personal level...

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  • openWork-study programs
    Work-study programs

    Once the master has been completed, the training received in our teaching programme is complemented by carrying out work experience at a company...

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  • openOpen digital tools
    Open digital tools

    Digital tools promote a more open school and allow us to extend the classroom into an expanded learning model: the classroom is only the beginning...

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  • openOpen activities
    Open activities

    Our commitment to open knowledge also involves our activities: an open school, with lecture rooms, activities and open areas...

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