Sustainable Management and Governance
Specialization in Sustainable Management and Governance
Why is sustainability important for management and governance? Forward-looking firms, public authorities, civil society, and international institutions need to develop creative, market-based solutions to address environmental challenges, social injustice, and poverty with an ecosystemic approach. This specialization focuses on management and governance mechanisms to provide you with the methods and tools to design our environment in a sustainable manner.
Become a responsible business leader. Through this specialization, you will learn to understand how business leaders, managers, and public authorities affect our environment and society, and how to take on these leadership positions. This inter-systemic knowledge makes you highly employable in businesses which want to implement green business practices and sustainable strategies. You will also be equipped to advise on sustainable transitions like switching from non-renewable to renewable energy resources or Smart Cities looking for expertise in participatory governance.
Expand your knowledge in human-environmental systems, european policy, sustainable business development, environmental ethics, and social entrepreneurship.
The specialization in Sustainable Management & Governance requires the completion of 15 ECTS, which must be completed with:
Any from the following:
- Different Dimensions of Sustainable Development
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Green Business Strategies
- Economic Development Strategies & Policies
- EU Governance: Institutional Setup & Lawmaking
- EU Governance: Budget & Policies
No more than one from the following:
All courses are 3 ECTS. This specialization may be taken by all Master of Business Administration and Master of Science students. Courses are subject to change and may vary year to year.