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Economics Of Sustainability

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This course examines the economic issues related to the management of resources in the creation of lean/green environmentally focused organizations. Topics include financial implications, economic analysis of sustainable goods and resources, as well as measures collaborating with external programs and services.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Financial Implications of Sustainability

    • Determine the effect sustainable health care organizations have on the economy.
    • Explain the effect of sustainability on an organization’s finances.

    Process and Product Improvements

    • Describe the sustainability benefits of improving an organization’s processes and products.
    • Identify needs for process and product improvements in an organization.
    • Identify strategies for creating process and product improvements in health care organizations.

    Sustainable Goods and Resources

    • Compare costs of health care organizations using, and not using, sustainable goods and resources.
    • Describe the effect sustainable health care organizations have on business partners.
    • Identify sustainable supply chains and support services.

    Measuring Sustainability

    • Determine appropriate sustainability benchmarks for a health care organization.
    • Identify programs, services, and partners to help monitor and evaluate sustainability effectiveness.

    Sustainability Challenges and Successes

    • Analyze the ways in which technology and innovation can be used to manage a sustainable health care organization.
    • Identify strategies to update and modify a health organization’s sustainability initiatives over the long term.

    The Sustainable Organization

    • Describe a sustainable organization.
    • Analyze the need for sustainability in health care organizations.
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