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Master of Science in Management and Organization (MS), University of Colorado Denver Business School, CU Denver

Business School, University of Colorado Denver
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MS in Management with a specialization in Managing for Sustainability


MS in Management: Specializations

Managing for Sustainability

More than ever before, major companies and entrepreneurial ventures are seeking competitive advantage and success by embracing sustainability—social and environmental responsibility—as a core business strategy. 

Farsighted leaders recognize that this new way of doing business requires skills in sustainable management including social entrepreneurialism, eco-efficiency, inter-disciplinary problem solving and a triple bottom line approach of economics, environment and society.

Make your degree a sustainable MS by adding the Managing for Sustainability specialization and learn what businesses are facing in a world where resources are scarce, social safety nets are declining, and customers and commentators are concerned about a company's investment in corporate responsibility. View a Sustainability Specialization brochure

There are alternative ways to reduce the negative impact of economic activities through:

  • Sustainable finance and accounting
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Green marketing
  • Carbon and climate management

Examine the role of business in fostering the long-term health and viability of communities, the environment and the company. 

The MS in Management with a Sustainability specialization

You will take Management courses, and you will further your Management education with four more courses in subjects such as:

  • Business and the Natural Environment
  • Accounting and Finance for Sustainability
  • Marketing and Sustainability,
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Management Research
  • Global Climate Change
  • Managing for Sustainability
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Business Opportunity
  • An Internship

Please see an advisor for details on the Managing for Sustainability Specialization degree plan​.

 


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