Make a Difference in the World.
Become a #Changemaker.


The European Center for Innovation and Sustainability (E_CIS) at IBMI in Berlin offers students the learning opportunity to understand the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development. We combine the knowledge and the expertise of different fields to develop sustainable solutions to complex economic, environmental, and social problems.

  • Learn sustainable development and sustainable business skills.
  • Understand innovation management and digital transformation tools.
  • Earn a valuable program certificate in Innovation and Sustainability.

E_CIS helps individuals better understand global sustainability trends and effective business responses and actions. Our courses teach the skills you need to participate in an economy where balancing the triple bottom line – people, planet, and profit – is critical to a company’s success.

A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. Our online certificate program introduces you to the concept of sustainability and how to create sustainable business practices in today’s marketplace.

One Program, Four Courses.

In our online sustainability program we’ll explore frameworks and tools needed to promote sustainability. You’ll learn to identify opportunities, overcome barriers and influence positive change for your organization and the greater world.


How can we achieve a better and more sustainable future for the people and the planet?


How can we build a sustainable business and make ethical management decisions?


How should we deal with a disruptive event that threatens to harm the organization?


How should we respond to opportunities and introduce new ideas, processes or products?

These four courses will provide you with a deep understanding of the world of sustainability and innovation management. You will automatically receive your program certificate upon completion of all four required courses. The four courses can be taken individually and in any order.