Specialization in Sustainable Management and Governance
Specialization in Sustainable Management and Governance (formerly Business Development)
This specialization equips you with the knowledge and skills to succeed as responsible business leaders in all sectors. If you have a passion for creating more environmentally friendly and sustainable business models, this is the specialization for you. Forward-looking firms, public authorities, civil society and international institutions need to develop creative market-based solutions to alleviate environmental challenges, social injustice and poverty, in an ecosystemic approach.
The aim of the specialization is to contribute to training a new generation of managers, aware of societal challenges and aspiring to be part of the solution, regardless of their professional activity. You will gain an in-depth appreciation of human-environmental systems and environmental ethics. You will understand how different dimensions of sustainability are interlinked with business development and you will be able to assess the significance for companies’ management systems.
Offered as an additional qualification to our new Master of Science programs for 2018/19, the specialization in Sustainable Management and Governance/Business Development provides a customizable and efficient opportunity to enhance your skills, knowledge, and personal network. Further develop yourself as a professional in your main field of study whilst at the same time gain practical insights into general management and business administration fundamentals.
Specialization in Sustainable Management and Governance Courses
Enrichment Courses: Choose a minimum of five of the following courses (3 ECTS each) to qualify for this specialization. One enrichment course worth 3 ECTS can be taken in another area of specialization to arrive at a total of 18 ECTS. *Note: enrichment courses are subject to change and may vary year to year.