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Survey Of Green And Sustainable Business

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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.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Sustainable Business Planning

    • Identify operational areas in a business that maximize recycling and reduce carbon footprint.
    • Recognize key business decisions to encourage green and sustainable business practices.
    • Indicate green and sustainable considerations when planning a business.

    Regulatory Environment and Sustainable Business Trends

    • Describe regulatory compliance issues for green and sustainable businesses.
    • Identify governmental and non-governmental organizations involved with green and sustainable business practices.
    • Recognize marketing and public relations strategies to promote a green image of a business.
    • Identify green and sustainable business trends.

    Introduction to Green and Sustainable Businesses

    • Define the terms green and sustainable as they relate to business.
    • Explain characteristics and benefits of a green and sustainable business.
    • Compare and contrast the goals of a traditional business with a green and sustainable business.

    History of the Green Movement

    • Outline the historical development of the green and sustainable business movement as it relates to the physical environment.
    • Evaluate the role of technology in a green and sustainable business.
    • Analyze factors that affect the progression of the green and sustainable business movement.

    Green Product and Service Design

    • Determine the influence of green and sustainable principles on product service and design.
    • Identify ways to modify existing manufacturing processes to incorporate green and sustainable product design.
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