1.5 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).
Intensive, one-week, full-time immersion course in the area of sustainable business and finance, combining lectures, case study discussions, guest lectures, and team and individual exercises and presentations on the topic.
Students will recognize sustainability risks associated with particular corporate activities and will be able to propose actions that mitigate these risks.
Students will identify broadly how sustainability is understood across cultures, geographies, and income levels, and how that may impact decision-making in an international business organization.
Students will critically examine the interactions between corporate entities and their peers, regulators, the public, and their other stakeholders, and recognize situations in which business decisions informed by responsible citizenship may improve the outcomes of these interactions for all parties.
Students will identify, reflect on, and critically analyze social and environmental challenges in which the tools of finance may be successfully leveraged to improve both economic and sustainability outcomes.