Managing for Global Sustainability

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11
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Short Course & Professional Development

Explore how multinational enterprises formulate and implement responsible and sustainable strategies that respond to the grand societal challenges of our time exploring volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA).

Learn the key concepts and frameworks, from established and emerging academic and practitioner thinking, required for formulating, implementing, analysing, and managing global sustainability practices.

We will explore definitions of sustainability; theoretical foundations; Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and grand societal challenges: implementation and impact; sustainability in a business context; green and ethical issues in a sustainable modern business corporation: implementation and impact; stakeholders and sustainability; social and green investment opportunities and challenges; the business case for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR); implementing sustainability in the private, public, and civil sectors of society; business model innovation for sustainability; sustainable supply chains; sustainable production networks.

Mode of Attendance

  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Start Date


Course Length

13 weeks

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