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2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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BUS 128 - The Sustainable Business

Sustainability is more than "being green."  The sustainable business promotes business accountability and transparency to a wide range of stakeholders including shareholders, investors, employees and community.  This course will examine how large and small businesses can incorporate sustainability into their business strategy to gain the competitive advantage.  The economic, social and environmental responsibility dimensions of sustainability and their effects on profitability will be studied.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and explain the drivers of business sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
  • Develop an understanding of the relationship between business practice, profit, and the local and global environment.
  • Analyze business designs and practices for sustainable best practices leading to profitability and environmentally responsible products and services.
  • Apply an understanding of sustainability issues to business design, materials flows, and decision making processes.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills necessary for the recognition and solution of business problems using current sustainability concepts and strategies.

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