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Health, Safety and Environment / HSE-02 / 8 Wednesday evenings over an 8-week period

Risk and Sustainability for Planners and Decision-Makers

Christine Schuh PhD, P.Eng.

Independent Training Consultant

Alan MacDonald M.E.Des.

Independent Training Consultant



This interactive, multidisciplinary course will use a Political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) analysis framework for assessing and managing risks and opportunities associated with the 21st century challenge of balancing the social, environmental and economic aspects of corporate growth. Emphasis will be on local and global industry best practices, strategies, case studies and workshops. The course will be led by Alan MacDonald, M.E.Des. with a supporting faculty of senior subject matter experts.


  • Tools for managing and implementing sustainability
  • Political risk management
  • Social and stakeholder risk management
  • A first nations perspective on corporate risk – a panel discussion
  • Communications, reporting and social media risk management
  • Economics of sustainable decision-making
  • Carbon, safety and environmental risk management

Designed for

This course was designed for project managers, engineers, planners, strategists, decision-makers, risk managers, sustainability professionals, executives and those who advise executives will all benefit from this interactive multidisciplinary course, intended to help professionals manage and implement profitable sustainable development in their organization.