This course provides an overview of the evolution and modern concepts of sustainable management in business. This includes how environmental principles developed into modern sustainable management practices; the influences of technology; product and service design; and the regulatory environment of sustainable business.
Evaluate the role of technology in a green and sustainable business.
Outline the historical development of the green and sustainable business movement as it relates to the physical environment.
Analyze factors that affect the progression of the green and sustainable business movement.
Introduction to Green and Sustainable Businesses
Compare and contrast the goals of a traditional business with a green and sustainable business.
Explain characteristics and benefits of a green and sustainable business.
Define the terms green and sustainable as they relate to business.
Regulatory Environment and Sustainable Business Trends
Identify green and sustainable business trends.
Recognize marketing and public relations strategies to promote a green image of a business.
Identify governmental and non-governmental organizations involved with green and sustainable business practices.
Describe regulatory compliance issues for green and sustainable businesses.
Sustainable Business Planning
Recognize key business decisions to encourage green and sustainable business practices.
Identify operational areas in a business that maximize recycling and reduce carbon footprint.
Indicate green and sustainable considerations when planning a business.
Green Product and Service Design
Identify ways to modify existing manufacturing processes to incorporate green and sustainable product design.
Determine the influence of green and sustainable principles on product service and design.
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