MBA in Sustainable Enterprise

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Tags: mba
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Both
Commitment: Full-Time


MBA in Sustainable Enterprise Concentration - Sustainable enterprise is a way of doing business that makes profits through means that reduce harm to society and the environment. It turns challenges into business opportunities that serve a triple bottom line of profits, society and the environment. The result is often unique market solutions that leapfrog the competition or help firms to enter new markets with products better suited to long term growth. This concentration applies across functions and industries. It complements other career concentrations taken at the same time. Students taking it will learn how to craft strategies that help companies pursue a triple bottom line, a skill that more and more companies say they seek. Students may take courses outside the business school in areas such as:public policy,international studies,social work,city and regional planning,and environmental studies.

Online MBA in Sustainable Enterprise - Through the sustainable enterprise concentration, MBA@UNC students learn how companies can be both profitable and responsible. The MBA sustainability courses are designed to help students develop the skills to launch their own commercial enterprises, help their companies establish environmentally and socially responsible policies, or even work for nonprofit organizations or advocacy groups to make commerce more conscientious.

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