- Curriculum Design & Learning Outcomes
- SUMAS CP Students & Alumni
- University Recognition & Careers
- CP Scholarships
- CP Partner Schools
- SUMAS Faculty & CP Team
For Students Who Know What They Want!
SUMAS Career-related Studies® “Business & Sustainability” are designed for self-confident students, who have a clear idea about their career path. Students will pursue career-related education during the last two years of their high-school. This study program is relevant for all students who are interested in responsible management applicable in different fields.
The SUMAS CrS® aims to provide students with the foundational knowledge on managing sustainability and helps them develop their competencies in becoming responsible leaders.
For IB Schools Which Want An Innovative CrS®!
Offer your students an alternative way of learning. SUMAS CrS® programme based on practical projects guided by industry professionals and SUMAS professors. It will be delivered directly to your school via live streaming and with the use of interactive online platforms.
Students will be able to embrace an international network, by choosing tracks in: Nature Conservation, Sustainable Hospitality (Switzerland), or Sustainable Fashion (Milan, Italy).
In addition, the SUMAS Eco-Club will connect your students with our network of IBCP members across the world to share their project experiences.
Curriculum Design & Learning Outcomes
The complete Business & Sustainability study plan consists of 240 guided learning hours in class (that is equivalent to High-Level subjects within IB program) and 150 hours applied learning experience (that is equivalent to Standard Level subjects within IB program).
Students will gain a deep understanding of sustainability management within organizations and will learn how
various functional areas can contribute to creating value for both business and society. More specifically, by the end of the SUMAS Career-related Studies®, the students will be able to:
• Discuss the environmental impact of business operations and identify the underlying activities.
• Distinguish responsible management practices in various business contexts.
• Demonstrate a mindset that embraces values of sustainable development and nature conservation.
• Effectively communicate, influence and motivate others for sustainability.
Be Our Hero & Become SUMAS Ambassador In Your School!
As a SUMAS IBCP Student, you automatically get access to SUMAS ECO-club with a set of benefits designed for our members.
As a Club Member, you will get our support to create, develop and implement Projects that increase sustainability at your School and in the local community.
The aim of this club is to support and empower the students with content, skills and ideas. It will fully be integrated into our CrS® and applied component.
Possible Projects At Your School
Plastic Bottle Brick Maker
Botanical & Vegetable Garden
SUMAS CP Success Stories
This is Anita – one of our CP Alumni – who joined the programme in 2016, when SUMAS CP started. She is now enrolled into our BBA in Sustainability Management, learning how to be the change she wants to see in the world.
”I was overwhelmed by the welcoming and caring environment that we had the privilege of experiencing with SUMAS faculty and students.Ryan DomenjozSUMAS CrS® Alumnus 2018
”I enjoyed the diversity of the school and the different topics at hand to learn. The teachers were very enthusiastic and welcoming which created a great sense of unity.Harry PrykeSUMAS CrS® Alumnus 2018
Opportunities For Your Future
SUMAS CrS® “Business & Sustainability” is valued by Universities across the world due to its, Academic Strenght, International Perspective, Intercultural Understanding, Ethical Education, External Validation, and Development of Research and Writing Skills, all core attributes of the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme.
Alumni have been accepted to top universities such as Universita Bocconi (Milan), Kings College London, Berklee College of Music, l’Ecole Hoteliere De Lausanne and the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS).
- Chief Sustainability Officer P&G
- Director of Global Sustainability Communications, Amcor
- Sustainable Procurement Manager, FIFA
- Environmental Lawyer, Kirkland & Ellis
- Finance Advisor for Responsible Investment, Credit Suisse
- Sustainable Sourcing Manager Global Sustainability Manager, PWC
- Sustainability Marketing Manager, C&A
- Sustainable Supply Chain Administrator, C&A
- Sustainable Sourcing Manager, Adidas
- Sustainability Change Manager, Zurich Insurance
- Coordinator, Private Sector Engagement, WWF
- Sustainability Manager, H&M
- Global Sustainability Manager, Corporate Communications, Henkel
- Global Sustainability Manager, PWC
- Sustainability Analyst, Deloitte
- Intern, Environment A2airs, United Nations
Fast Track Into SUMAS Bachelor!
At SUMAS, we are committed to recognizing academic excellence amongst our students.
To support this mission, we are very excited to have the opportunity to propose Bachelor of Business Administration Academic Merit Based Scholarship of 30%.
This scholarships applies to all our Bachelor majors.
SUMAS IBCP students will earn 12 US credits towards a SUMAS Bachelor degree of their choice.
SUMAS currently offers five unique Undergraduate programs for students wishing to achieve a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in sustainability.
Prem International School in Thailand is a leading co-education, boarding, and day school. This international school is the only one in Thailand offering the four programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the Career-related Programme (IBCP).
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The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a leading international school in Shanghai and the first and only full continuum World IB School in Mainland China offering the four programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the Career-related Programme (IBCP).
The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is an organisation that runs 22 educational institutions, all of which are international schools, in Hong Kong. It is the largest English-medium organisation of international schools in Hong Kong. It was founded in 1967 with the passage of the English Schools Foundation Ordinance, under which it is mandated to provide “without regard to race or religion, a modern liberal education through the medium of the English language
Haut-Lac International Bilingual School is a coeducational international school for ages 3 to 18 years located in Saint-Légier-La Chiésaz, in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It was founded in 1993 and originally located in Vevey.
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Collège du Léman is an international university preparatory school located in Geneva, Switzerland and offers individual growth, academic excellence and lifelong learning to students from Pre-K through Grade 12.
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Dr. Modena has created in 2016 the SUMAS CrS Programme.
She actively participates in the Overall Compliance of the SUMAS CrS® ‘Business and Sustainability’.
Professor Koloreva is one of the developers of IBCP teaching content and materials. She is the main professor of SUMAS CP students, especially in the field of Sustainability – which is her area of expertise. She teaches both on-campus and through the distance learning option.
Vittorio teaches Sustainable Fashion Management Vittorio also teaches Fashion Design, Branding, Communication Design and Curation Design. Throughout his career he worked with numerous high-profile clients such as Slowear, Valentino, Uniqueness by Pinko, Marni, Moleskine, Coccinelle, Samsung, Smemoranda, Mondadori, Warner Bros., Mandarina Duck, Feltrinelli, and many more.
Joachim is advising on the academic aspects of the SUMAS CrS Programme. He is working with the team on E-learning solutions.
SUMAS Sustainability Expert and Professor
Tanya is based in South-East Asia, and she is involved in many activities, such as teaching and assessment of Students CrS® Projects, presenting and delivering sustainability-related workshops, supporting CrS® Students to implement Eco-Activities, and implementing sustainability-related initiatives in the partnering IB Schools.
Dr. Zaida Rodrigo has over 17 years of experience in Higher Education, lecturing and researching at an International level. In her career, she held various academic leadership and senior research positions at reputable Universities and Business Schools in Europe. As an accomplished researcher, Zaida has published journals and has been in review panels for tourism-related conferences.
Katarzyna Grzesik-Harz is teaching at SUMAS Development of Intercultural Skills and Executive Leadership. Her intercultural programs are based on recognized, management consulting techniques as well as concepts and methods in intercultural communication.
Dr. Silva has over 15 years of teaching experience in higher education in Portugal specializing in the Management and Finance subjects. He is co-author of a Financial Calculus book, author, and co-author of scientific articles and pedagogical works.
Associate Director of Enrollment & IBCP Partnerships
Joanna is in charge of business development of the CP programme and communication with the partnering IB Schools and CP Coordinators. She is involved in project management, marketing strategies, graphic content creation, and digital awareness. Throughout her career, she worked for numerous international institutions and obtained her education from reputable universities in Poland, France, and United Kingdom.
Anushka Vardhan, MBA
Business Development Officer
Anushka offers her assistance in the business development of the CP programme.
Bachelor Academic Advisor
Giulia is the SUMAS BBA advisor. She conducts a ‘personal profile assessment’ of SUMAS CP students to match students with the program that fits the best their career perspectives, values, and personality. She is involved in marketing activities, social media content creations, digital awareness activities.