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The Sustainable Organization

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This course focuses on the business practices and tools that add economic, social, and ethical value to the business resources of a sustainable enterprise. Emphasis is placed on the general science of sustainability, consumptive calculations of manufacturing, and the impact of business decisions on the environment.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 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

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    Applications of Lifecycle Concepts and Tools in the Sustainable Organization

    • Analyze the importance of supply and value chains in achieving sustainable development in an organization.
    • Determine performance improvement needs using lifecycle definition and assessment methods.

    Financial Considerations for the Sustainable Organization

    • Assess the financial viability and desirability of sustainable development initiatives.
    • Define environmental accounting.

    Moving from Sustainable Development to Sustainable Growth and Security

    • Explain transparency in public reporting.
    • Define Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® standards.
    • Describe green product design concepts and methods.

    Operational Management in the Sustainable Organization

    • Design an environmental audit event using needs assessment tools.
    • Demonstrate continuous-improvement problem resolution methods to remedy poor performance issues identified during an audit.
    • Demonstrate success measurement methods in resolving poor performance issues.

    Managing Change in the Sustainable Organization

    • Determine obstructionist behaviors threatening environmental initiatives.
    • Propose environmental initiatives using structured change management methods.
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