2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2018  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MGMT 5510 - Sustainability Consulting Projects

This course imparts the knowledge and skills for managing sustainability projects including: operations, organizational change, sustainability consulting and project management. In this course ‘Sustainability Consulting Project’ refers to a student team working with a small businesses, non-profit or local township, developing and delivering a customized, actionable plan with the goals of improving energy efficiency, reducing operating costs and helping the organization become more environmentally sustainable. Through collaboration with the client, opportunities are identified for both short term and longer term. Deliverables of the consulting project consist of a practical, implementable and measurable plan and a presentation to the stakeholders; e.g., board members, leadership team, staff, and partners. Typical areas of focus in the plan include: energy conservation, fostering sustainable behavior, recycling, supply chain management, green IT, transportation, waste management water usage, performance measurement and sustainability reporting.

Open to MBA and MSF students only.

Prerequisites: All core classes or permission of the instructor. If you are in your final semester and need to take a prerequisite concurrently, you should inform the instructor and ask for a registration override.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Varies