Sustainable Business Management
Universidad de Barcelona
Area of Study
Business, Business Management, Sustainable Development
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Irreversibly, current and future businesses will have to be sustainable. In this sense, sustainability is attracting the attention of companies, consumers, policy-makers, stakeholders and business agents from around the world. Thus, the number of companies developing and implementing sustainable business strategies is growing. To carry out this challenge successfully, companies are recruiting managers prepared in this cross-disciplinary topic. This course is an introduction to all of the Sustainable Business Management: Global sustainable models, trade, industry, consumption, trends, strategies, key sectors, policy and more.
In the class, students will learn the vision and the tools required in order to effectively manage all of the challenges that new sustainable business models are currently demanding. The course explains the “whats” and the “whys” of sustainable business in order to learn a big perspective and deep capabilities around the sustainability competitive advantages.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.