Jul 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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MB 605 - Strategic Leadership of the Sustainable Enterprise

In the 21st century, sustainability is a strategic issue central to competitive advantage in a global, interconnected, and technologically driven world.  Managing for current needs without compromising the future requires adding environmental and social considerations to traditional economic performance and being able to make a business case for it. This course explores the concepts of strategic management and leadership through the pragmatic lens of sustainability.  Exploration will cover opportunities and threats, risk orientation, reporting to stakeholders, innovation, and related organizational considerations necessary to achieve sustainability. 

Prerequisites & Notes

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 10 Week Course

Interactivity: Reflection Journal

Final Assessment: Written Assignment

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Define sustainability and its relationship to business
  • Examine global pressures for a strategic approach to sustainability. 
  • Apply concepts of strategic management to sustainable enterprises.   
  • Integrate sustainability considerations with internal processes and systems.  

Credits: 3 Credits

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