COM 362

Business and Sustainability

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 305 and part of 361 (prior to 2006W Session)

Introduces the changing role of business as managers face many social, political, economic, and ecological forces. Examines how these forces pressure businesses to question existing traditional operating approaches. Introduces key concepts of corporate social responsibility, business and sustainability, sustainable development, and social entrepreneurship. Examines how firms respond to calls for more sustainable economic, social, and ecological operating approaches. Introduces concepts, tools and frameworks that assist businesses to effect transition to more sustainable practices.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of COM 362, COM 305 (if taken prior to September 2006), COM 361 (if taken prior to September 2006).

Prerequisites:

  • Admission to BCom program core.

Undergraduate course in Commerce offered by the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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