ESM 516: Building Sustainable Organizations

2000-01-01 -

Updated Restriction.

Synonym:

86403 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

James Gruber

Credits:

3

Seats:

22

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 9/8 - 9/9 (8:00AM-12:29PM)
Sat 9/29 - 9/30 (8:00AM-12:29PM)
Sun 10/14 (8:00AM-12:29PM)
Sat 11/3 - 11/4 (8:00AM-12:29PM)
Sat 12/8 - 12/9 (8:00AM-12:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: RMC – Required of and Restricted to Fall 2012 RMC-W SDCC (highly recommended); ASJS, CB, Cert, EE, SDS ?Çô Methods

BSO surveys the landscape of sustainability theory and literature by considering organizational purpose, design and behavior through the lenses of ecology, management, economics and social justice. This course prepares students’ to analyze organizations from the perspective of sustainable practices, and to develop an understanding of the importance of self-knowledge and personal sustainability. BSO is designed to serve as a gateway for further study. The course relies heavily on active participation by all class members, drawing from each participant?ÇÖs previous organizational and managerial experiences.