OMN 508: Introduction to Sustainability

2011-06-30 -

Course description updated.

Synonym:

78198 (for web registration)

Section:

B

Faculty:

Richard Grogan

Credits:

3

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Wed 8/31 - 9/1 (12:00PM-6:59PM)
Wed 9/7 - 9/8 (12:00PM-6:59PM)
Wed 9/14 - 9/15 (12:00PM-6:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Natural Systems
Section A: Required of Fall 2011 Weekend MBA students; others by written permission of Program Director provided to Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.
Section B: Required of Fall 2011 Accelerated MBA students; others by written permission of Program Director provided to Registrar’s Office via Antioch email.This survey course focuses on developing an understanding of sustainability through the lenses of organizational and environmental sustainability. In this course, students will explore complex ecological systems to develop a foundational understanding of environmental sustainability. In addition, students will explore the theory and ethical applications of organizational sustainability. Students will ultimately merge the theories of environmental and organizational sustainability to begin analyzing their own leadership development opportunities. Weekend and Accelerated students should check the course site on Sakai for online assignments that will begin prior to the first class meeting.