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ISO 37101 Foundation

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Course Overview

The ISO PECB Certified ISO 37101 Foundation training course presents the requirements of ISO 37101 for implementing and managing a management system for sustainable development (MSSD) in communities. By participating in this training course, you will be able to understand the different aspects of an MSSD, including: understanding the context of a community, leadership and commitment from those at the top, risk and opportunity management, processes and operational controls, performance evaluation, and continual improvement.

After attending the training course, you can take the exam. If you pass, you can apply for the “PECB Certificate Holder in ISO 37101 Foundation” certificate. An internationally recognized “PECB ISO 37101 Foundation” certificate demonstrates that you understand the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework, and management approach of ISO 37101 with regard to the implementation of an MSSD.

Learning objectives

This training course enables you to:

  • Understand the basic concepts definitions, and approaches to sustainable development in communities
  • Get acquainted with the ISO 37101 requirements for a sustainable development management system
  • Develop a general understanding of how ISO 37101 requirements could be applied in a community

Educational approach

The training course is participant centered and contains:

  • Lecture sessions illustrated with graphics, examples, and discussions
  • Interactions between participants by means of questions and suggestions
  • Quizzes as a simulation and preview of the certificate exam


There are no prerequisites to participate in this training course.

Target Audiance

  • Managers/consultants seeking to get acquainted with a systematic approach to sustainable development in communities
  • Individuals aiming to transform their communities into more sustainable and environmentally- and socially-conscious entities
  • Individuals interested in getting acquainted with the main requirements of ISO 37101 for a management system for sustainable development
  • Individuals interested in pursuing a career in community sustainable development

Schedule Dates

ISO 37101 Foundation
04 September 2024 - 05 September 2024
ISO 37101 Foundation
04 December 2024 - 05 December 2024
ISO 37101 Foundation
04 March 2025 - 05 March 2025
ISO 37101 Foundation
04 June 2025 - 05 June 2025

Course Content

  • Introduction to the basic concepts of sustainable development in communities and clauses 4 to 6 of ISO 37101

  • Clauses 7-10 of ISO 37101 and certificate exam


ISO 37101 Foundation is a certification program designed to provide individuals with a fundamental understanding of sustainable development and management systems for communities, including the ISO 37101 standard. It covers essential concepts, principles, and requirements of ISO 37101, enabling professionals to contribute effectively to the implementation and maintenance of sustainable development practices within communities.

The ISO 37101 Foundation certification is suitable for individuals involved in sustainable development, urban planning, community management, environmental management, or quality management within municipalities, local governments, community organizations, or consulting firms. This certification is particularly beneficial for community managers, urban planners, consultants, auditors, and professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of sustainable development principles and practices.

Obtaining ISO 37101 Foundation certification offers several benefits, including enhanced understanding of sustainable development principles, familiarity with ISO 37101 requirements, ability to support the implementation and maintenance of sustainable development practices within communities, increased credibility in sustainable development fields, and potential career advancement opportunities in community development, urban planning, and related fields.

To prepare for the ISO 37101 Foundation certification exam, individuals can enroll in training courses offered by accredited providers. These courses cover key concepts, principles, and requirements outlined in the ISO 37101 standard, facilitating exam preparation. Additionally, studying the standard itself and practicing with sample exam questions can further aid in readiness for the certification exam.

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