This course provides an overview of sustainable management techniques from an economic, social, and corporate environmental responsibility perspective. Special emphasis is placed on production principles, innovative and sustainable practices, and the importance of managing the bottom line in business.
Outline management strategies to develop a business culture of sustainability.
Identify qualities of effective leadership in creating a culture of sustainability.
Implementing and Monitoring Sustainable Business Practices
Describe methods to systematically measure and monitor sustainable business plans.
Develop strategies that may overcome implementation barriers.
Identify barriers to implementing and maintaining a sustainable business plan.
Planning Sustainable Business Practices
Develop a plan to improve sustainable business practices.
Compare costs and benefits for relevant sustainable business practices.
Summarize strategies and practices businesses use to improve sustainability.
Regulation and Voluntary Sustainable Practices
Assess the sustainability of a business’s current practices.
Explain major elements of environmental management systems.
Compare mandatory and voluntary business practices.
Business Practices and the Biosphere
Summarize opposing viewpoints on environmental crises.
Analyze the affect shareholders’ and stakeholders’ concerns have on business decisions.
Describe how business practices may affect the biosphere.
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