Course Descriptions

Business Administration

MBA 7805
Strategic Planning for Sustainability
3 credits

Strategic Planning for Sustainability provides students an insight into how organizational leadership develops vision, mission, objectives, goals, and communication plans to create a business culture embracing sustainability.  Students are provided an understanding of strategic planning techniques integrating sustainability which can improve the organization's operational and financial performance, mitigate risks, contribute to higher quality, and competitive advantage.  Students will be introduced to concepts relating to costing, operational and capital improvement decision-making, risk assessment, cost/benefit and profitability analysis, supply chain, other external value relationships, avoidance of liability, and other legal implications, to show the overall value of a business strategic plan that includes sustainability.