MBA 514

Business and Sustainability

Units: 0.5-1.5

An introduction to the business challenges and opportunities arising from the world's growing social and ecological issues, including climate change, poverty and corporate corruption. Students are exposed to how companies across multiple sectors have chosen to respond - or not respond - to the call for sustainable social, ecological and economic value creation. Relevant tools and frameworks are introduced, including stakeholder management/engagement, triple-bottom line, Natural Step, base-of-the-pyramid strategies and social entrepreneurship.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of MBA 514, MBA 580, MBA 595 (if taken in the same topic).
  • The unit value of a course section will be specified according to the program in which it is delivered.

Graduate course in the Master of Business Administration program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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