Online and in-person courses focused on developing Transition Leadership competencies. ASI offers course development, design, and instruction to academic and non-academic partners.

A peer network for sustainability professionals who want to be part of a community of practitioners working to accelerate climate action within their organizations.

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Course Title

Course Overview


Learning Outcomes

Timeline & Curriculum


What Is Transition Leadership?

APRIL 1 – 7, 2024
  • Transform our perspectives on leadership.
  • Frame & reframe climate challenges.
  • Storytelling for meaningful change.


Cultivating Inclusive Mindsets
& Pathways

APRIL 8 – 14, 2024
  • Frame & reframe our leadership roles.
  • Practices for decolonizing leadership.
  • Incorporate Indigenous perspectives.


Convening Dialogue:
From Possibility to Action

APRIL 15 – 21, 2024
  • Examine models of collective leadership.
  • Leverage positive social dynamics.
  • Leadership in times of crisis.


Fostering Resilience

APRIL 22 – APRIL 28, 2024
  • Build personal & professional resilience.
  • Map our resilience cycles.
  • Support for collective climate action work.
This course is 25 learning hours of combined synchronous and asynchronous course materials.
Synchronous Learning

Weekly Live Discussion Sessions

There are a total of 4 live Zoom sessions where all learners are encouraged to discuss the week’s pre-recorded lessons and readings.

Synchronous Dates:

April 3, 10, 17, 24


9 – 10:30 am PT
12 – 1:30 pm ET
1 – 2:30 pm AT

Asynchronous Learning

Learning on Your Own Time

Asynchronous activities happen weekly and are meant to be completed on your own time. Weekly asynchronous activities include:

Watching recorded lessons with guest speakers

Reading curated resources

Participating in discussion forums

Completing assignments

Assignments & Assessments

The assessment of Climate Action and Transition Leadership is a pass/fail. Assessment comprises of:


Participation Marks: Participation in weekly discussion forums, exercises, and live Zoom sessions.


Final Assignment: Participants will submit either a paper, presentation, blog or video on a topic related to the course.