MGMT-310 - Sustainability Theory and Metrics

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in ACCT 261 and ENGL 100. MKTG 281 and MGMT 204 or 216 may be taken previously or concurrently. Either Computer Science 12, Foundations of Math 12, Pre-Calculus 12, Geometry 12, Statistics 12, Calculus 12, MATH 090, or equivalent. Students may also fulfill the math requirements by successfully completing the College of the Rockies Business Management Diploma with a least a 65% average or are admitted into the Post-Degree Diploma in Sustainable Business Practices program. Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus, Online Cost: $351.12 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/MGMT310.pdf

In this course, students develop a theoretical foundation for understanding and assessing sustainability in business practices. Students examine the theoretical framework, core concepts and the business case for sustainability.  Activities and readings explore regional and global trends affecting sustainability, such as climate change and increasing stress on global ecosystems, sustainable community development, turbulent markets, disruptive technologies, and the impact of disparity between rich and poor.  Sustainability measurement and reporting systems are compared and evaluated.