Sustainability Certificate

Required Courses (Tiers 1 and 2)

There are two tiers of required courses for the certificate that constitute 4.5 of the 10.5 total credits students must earn. Students must complete the required Tier 1 course (1.5 credits), but they only need to complete one of the courses in Tier 2 (3.0 credits each). View a full course description by clicking on the course title.

Tier 1

BSEO 2578 Sustainable Business Strategy
Instructor: CB Bhattacharya, H. J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics, and Professor of Marketing and Management

Tier 2

BOAH 2551 and 2552 Project Course in Organizational Leadership
Instructor: Nisha Nair, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration

OR

BSPP 2328 The Business of Humanity®: Strategic Management in the Era of Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Value
Instructor: John C. Camillus, Donald R. Beall Endowed Chair in Strategic Management

OR

ENGR 2007 Sustainability Capstone

Elective Courses (Tier 3)

The remaining 6.0 credits required to earn the certificate should consist of approved electives. The set of proposed electives includes existing graduate level courses within the MBA program at Katz and within other departments at the University. Students wishing to receive credit toward the certificate for an elective not included on this list must seek approval from the appropriate graduate administrator at Katz. Graduate level courses not pre-approved for the certificate (any courses not named below) will only be approved if the content covered in the course is directly related to sustainable business management. View a full course description by clicking on the course title.

Tier 3

BSEO 2033 Corporate Environmental Management
Instructor: Stanley Kabala, Adjunct Faculty

BSEO 2012 Social Entrepreneurship: Inclusive Innovation and Urban Economic Development
Instructor: Paul Harper, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration

BSEO 2509 Business and Politics
Instructor: Barry Mitnick, Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Public and International Affairs

BENV 2115 Market Manipulations
Instructor: Barry Mitnick, Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Public and International Affairs

BOAH 2456 Managing Offshore Outsourcing

PIA 2552 Political Economy of Global Energy

PIA 2502 Political Economy of Global Environment

ENGR 2905 Current Issues in Sustainability