As of Spring 2023, the Katz Sustainability Certificate has been retired, please explore our new Micro-Credential in Sustainable Business!
Congratulations to Julie Shuff for earning the first Sustainability Certificate issued at Katz, pictured here with Prof. CB Bhattacharya.
Any Katz student is eligible to pursue the Katz Graduate Certificate in Sustainability in addition to their declared degree program. This 10.5 credit certificate guides students to act as ethically responsible leaders. Students learn how companies manage their social (people), environmental (planet), and financial (profits) risks, obligations, and opportunities to positively impact both stakeholders and financial well-being.
Total credits: 10.5
Required Courses (Tier 1)
There is one set (tier) of required courses for the certificate that constitute 4.5 of the 10.5 total credits students must earn. Students must complete both of the required Tier 1 courses (4.5 credits) to earn the certificate. View a full course description by clicking on the course title.
BSPP 2328 The Business of Humanity®: Strategic Management in the Era of Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Value
Instructor: John C. Camillus, Donald R. Beall Endowed Chair in Strategic Management
Elective Courses (Tier 2)
The remaining 6.0 credits required to earn the certificate should consist of approved electives. The set of proposed electives includes existing graduate level courses at Katz and within other departments at the University. Students wishing to receive credit toward the certificate for an elective not included on this list must seek approval from the appropriate graduate administrator at Katz. Graduate level courses not pre-approved for the certificate (any courses not named below) will only be approved if the content covered in the course is directly related to sustainable business management. View a full course description by clicking on the course title.
BSEO 2012 Social Entrepreneurship: Inclusive Innovation and Urban Economic Development
Instructor: Paul Harper, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration
BENV 2115 Market Manipulations
Instructor: Barry Mitnick, Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Public and International Affairs
BOAH 2551 & 2552 Project Course in Organizational Leadership
Instructor: Nisha Nair, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration
PIA 2522 Political Economy of Climate Change: Local & Global