ENVM 6100-005 (3) Business Fundamentals for Environmental Professionals: Providing a general overview of business management, this course introduces MENV students to the multiple facets of business including innovation, the entrepreneurial process/mindset, and common business structures and processes. Business case creation will be used as a proxy for understanding and innovating within a business and involves many key areas including ideation to opportunity recognition to opportunity evaluation to business modeling to presenting the case. Innovation is central to this process and students will be challenged to develop creative solutions to a real business problem or need. The course is experiential and students will conduct analyses to assess the feasibility of a business case.
ENVM 6100 (3) Environmental Statistics: Learn how to reason with data using the scientific method and the methodology and application of linear regression modeling, as well as become more familiar with statistical software. Case studies drawn from each specialization will be analyzed to illustrate the uses of data analytics for the environmental scientist.
ENVM 6100-009 (3) Essentials of Sustainable Business: The overarching goal of this course is to provide students with a personalized, yet comprehensive overview of the core concepts, strategies and practices of socially responsible and sustainable business. To do so, we will examine topics from ten core perspectives: Accounting, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Economics, Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Corporate Governance, Finance, Human Resources & Org. Behavior, Marketing, Operations & Supply Chain, and Strategy. Each of these subject areas will be covered in chapters of our core texts – The Ten Day MBA & The Sustainable MBA – and in whitepapers written by the instructor (The Sustainable Business Reader), as well as via articles, films, case studies, guest speakers, and site visits.