Training & Education

World Green Organisation (WGO) offers a suite of sustainability training programmes designed to meet the needs of businesses at all stages of their sustainability journey. Our programs help individuals, organisations and governments develop the knowledge and skills to support sustainability development through social responsibility in delivering VALUES to both businesses and its stakeholders. This approach has established WGO as a key provider of innovative and modern training advice, strategies, solutions and facilitation services.

Our training courses are all delivered on a not-for-profit basis. Our organisation aims to set the sustainability agenda for the business sectors, government, NGOs and the society as a whole. WGO believes that training has a large and important role to play in driving changes and building capacity in social responsibility. Our courses are open to organisational practitioners, individuals and government.

Our offerings

  1. Power of 2 in Innovative Leadership – Partnership Training Programme
  2. Other Executive Training Programmes

Power of 2 in Innovative Leadership

- Partnership Training Programme

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Overview

When dark meets green, you will not get dark green or almost black, but sustainable and innovative business power. Our world is in need of leaders and change makers who have the commitment and skills to drive positive changes and realise their goals for a sustainable future. In view of this, Dialogue in the Dark (DiD) and World Green Organisation(WGO) proudly present you the one-day executive training workshop entitled “Power of 2 in Innovative Leadership”.


In darkness, you can see those you have taken for granted with sight. In green, you can enact those you have missed with passion.

Mr. Antony Pang General Manager, Dialogue in the Dark (HK) Limited

 

Objectives

  • Reinforce confidence and boost creativity of leaders in managing uncertainties related to environmental threats
  • Equip participants with the mindset, tactics and skills to maintain organisational competitiveness
  • Ensure growth through understanding the strategic implications of sustainability risks and opportunities, enhancing innovative thinking and analysing successful business cases
  • Introduce the latest environmental regulations and impact as well as socio-economic pressures

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals and practitioners who have a managerial role, dedicated to maintaining long-term competitiveness of their organisations

Programme Outline

Morning session:

Dialogue in The Dark Executive Workshop (3 hours)

Afternoon session:

Lighting the Way to Green – Executive Workshop (3 hours*)

Objectives

  • Face up with uncertainties and embrace challenges
  • Reflect on vision and leadership in the management team
  • Be innovative in unusual circumstances
  • Re-define the meaning of good communication

Objectives

  • Evaluate the implications of environmental threats to business competitiveness
  • Reflect on the leadership effectiveness in the management team towards climate-related crises
  • Turn around through sustainability and innovative approach in response to changing market needs
  • Re-define the meaning of sustainability from the perspective of risk management

Format

  • 2-hour task-filled session guided by visually impaired trainers
  • 1-hour reflection guided by professional facilitator

Format

  • 1/2-hour inspiring green strategic cooperative game with different scenarios
  • 1-hour business games unlocking the power of innovation
  • 1/2-hour risk management training on latest climate impacts & environmental threats
  • 1/2-hour reflection guided by real case study

* Recess included

Other Executive Training Programmes

WGO provides a spectrum of executive programmes tailored to your unique needs, and helps your organisation to deliver a sustainable growth in the competitive market today.

Companies should start to understand how to operate sustainably as well as the opportunity these efforts present to grow their business. To learn the environmental impact of their products will allow business leaders to know where to focus on innovation. WGO’s training programme has served as a good start in innovative leadership.

Dr. Ricky Sezto, Executive Director, Hung Fook Tong Holdings Limited

Green Leadership – 1 Day

Who Should Attend:

  • Middle management who is responsible for driving sustainable practices in their organisations

Objectives:

  • Deepen the managers’ knowledge in sustainable business development
  • Enhance leadership skills in the implementation of sustainability plan
  • Inspire the managers to develop innovative way in leading their team towards sustainability goals

Course Outline:

  • Global sustainability trends
    • Fundamental challenges to businesses in the short-, medium-, and long-run
    • Trends and influences of operational innovation
  • Global best practices in sustainability
    • Tactics for creating shared value
    • Alignment of action within internal operations as well as external supply chains
    • Aligning marketing, CSR and operation on sustainability
    • Stakeholder engagement analysis
  • Clearing sustainability hurdles
    • The common hurdles
    • Creative ways to overcome hurdles – case studies

Behavioural Change – 1 Day

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior and middle managers who are responsible for fostering sustainability in corporate culture and promoting environmentally responsible business practices to their teams and business partners

Objectives:

  • Help business executives design, implement and evaluate an effective behavioural change project

Course Outline:

  • Audience research
  • Target group segmentation
  • Barrier for making changes
  • The marketing 4Ps link to the features of social marketing
  • Project monitoring and evaluation

Sustainability As a Strategic Thinking – 1/2 Day

Who Should Attend:

  • Professionals and practitioners who have a managerial role, dedicated to maintaining long-term competitiveness of their organisations

Objectives:

  • Evaluate the implications of environmental threats to business competitiveness
  • Re-define the meaning of sustainability from the perspective of risk management
  • Reflect on the leadership effectiveness in the management team towards climate-related crises
  • Turn around through sustainability and innovative approach in response to changing market needs

Course Outline:

  • Threats and risks brought about by climate change to corporate development
  • Corporate strategies
    • Business adaptation to change
    • Phases of sustainability transformation

Stakeholder Engagement in Sustainability – 1 or 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers who are responsible for CSR projects and stakeholder engagement strategies

Objectives:

  • Help business managers to identify stakeholders and their interests
  • Introduce scientific approach to formulate the better form of stakeholder engagement strategy and implementation plan

Course Outline:

  • Stakeholder engagement
    • Challenges and opportunities
    • International standards and approaches
  • Guide to develop a stakeholder engagement strategy
    • Stakeholder identification, strategy formulation, evaluation
  • Facilitation skills
    • Tuckman and Jensen’s model of team development
  • Conflict management techniques
  • Risk evaluation and management
  • Creating shared values for community

Community Investment – 1 or 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

  • Professionals and practitioners involved in the CSR planning

Objectives:

  • Enhance the understanding of trends in community development and its needs
  • Help formulate business solutions that create shared value for both business and community

Course Outline:

  • Definition and global trends of community investment
  • Strategy and implementation of community investment
  • Measuring the value of community investment

Social Return on Investment(SROI) – 2 Days

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers who are responsible for investment programme, programme development & monitoring or project funding vetting
  • NGO executives, social workers, environmentalists, project funding managers, charity managers

Objectives:

  • Equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to utilise SROI and its findings in assessing the cost and value of their community investment

Course Outline:

  • Introduce the principles of SROI
  • Mapping, measure and value changes
  • Calculate SROI
  • Use the result to analyse, evaluate and project the true value of the community investment plan

Green Efficiency – 1 Day

Who Should Attend:

  • Staff of all levels

Objectives:

  • Raise the environmental awareness amongst staff and realise sustainable development targets
  • Encourage staff to create innovative ways to reduce water and energy consumption, and lower carbon emissions
  • Develop the sense of environmental responsibility & self-recognition amongst staff

Course Outline:

  • Green efficiency for businesses
    • Implications of efficient use of resources
    • Benchmarking and measuring for green efficiency
  • Create a greener workplace
    • Enhance the working environment with green efficiency – energy, water resources, recycling and greening
    • Development of the 5S checklist in the office

 

Business executives who neglect the potential environmental threats, for example, could suffer from supply chain disruption. This includes breakdowns in the supply of key parts or commodities, which can disrupt production and core business operations. WGO’s training programme has help ring the alarm bell.

Dr. John Leung, Director, EMBA Programme, City university of Hong Kong

 

 

Enquiries on WGO Training Programmes : Ms. Angel TAM
Tel: 852-2391-1693
Email: training@thewgo.org