Professional Course

Business Sustainability Strategy: Technology and Management

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6 weeks
6 weeks
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Course description

Business Sustainability Strategy: Technology and Management

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • The knowledge to navigate the multifaceted sustainability challenges facing businesses today, using the lens of the PROMISE framework.
  • A strategy for implementing sustainability initiatives and engaging others in the development of sustainable business practices.
  • Insight into how new technologies can solve sustainability issues and drive solutions.
  • An understanding of how to navigate the tensions between pursuing sustainability initiatives and optimizing business performance.

Who should attend?

Is this Course for You?

This program is suited to business leaders and strategic decision makers who hope to drive their organization forward in a responsible, ethical way. It also applies to those involved in the day-to-day functions of a business who want to play a role in proposing strategies or company-wide policies.

Training content

Module 1

World challenges: Environment, inequality, poverty, and social well-being

Module 2

The standard playbook: Managing for sustainability

Module 3

The PROMISE framework: Tensions, trade-offs, and impact

Module 4

Next-generation strategies for sustainability: Technology and innovation

Module 5

Market failures and institutions: Changing the rules of the game

Module 6

Management for the 21st century: Agents of change

Course delivery details


  • 6 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 6–8 hours per week Self-paced learning online

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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