Catalogue 2013 - 2014

MAN 305 Managing for Sustainability


3 cr.


MAN 101 and sophomore standing.

Course Description

The course focuses on the principles and practices of managing organizations sustainably. The course integrates concepts of sustainability into the management of organizations with respect to social, financial and environmental criteria. Key learning objectives include recognition and application of the concept of sustainable development in business; the ways in which principles of sustainability can provide businesses with competitive advantages; various bases for evaluating the economic, environmental, and social impact of organizational activities; and how managers contribute to the achievement of sustainable business development.