Facilitators: Dr Kathryn Sturman (lead), Professor Daniel FranksLynda Lawson

Cost: $2000 (excl GST)

Participant Profile: Management, consultants, regulators, policy professionals and NGOs

Delivery: Online, 12 hours in 3 modules over 2 weeks with a live introductory session and a final wrap up session with Q&A.

Overview: This Masterclass will explore the key concepts and global debates for the extractive industries and sustainable development in light of the current global context. It will also cover the role of critical minerals and metals in achieving the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, with a particular focus on the practical requirements of linking resource project activities and impacts to specific SDG’s. The masterclass will use case studies from Africa, the Asia Pacific and Latin America to explore practical opportunities and challenges for sustainability reporting in line with the SDG indicators.

About Social Performance in the Resources Sector

Developed in response to demand for more modular, intensive workshops and flexible study options, our social peformance masterclasses and courses offer those working in the mining and social performance field the opportunity to learn alongside peers in the sector and to hear from experts in the field.

The Masterclass Series are led by highly qualified and skilled practitioners working around the globe. These courses focus on specialised topics and offer participants the opportunity to develop new skills, gain exposure to latest practice and make key contacts in the field.

CSRM also delivers Customised Workshops, enabling teams to develop new knowledge, explore innovative concepts and practices, and to unpack complex sustainability scenarios. Workshop objectives can be tailored to the needs of individual organisations and can be facilitated at The University of Queensland, your corporate office, or on-site with social performance teams.

The Fundamentals of Social Performance Series consists of three core modules comprising the Foundations of Social Performance, Working with Communities, and Understanding Social Impact, each delivered over a four day period. Download the flyer for more information. This course has been postponed due to current travel restrictions.

Registration for courses and masterclasses is done through an online payment form. 

Mastercard, Visa and American Express is accepted, as well as the option to create a Proforma Invoice that can be paid via BPAY or EFT.