Strategy and the Sustainable Enterprise is a free online course conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. In this course, you will learn how sustainability issues influence corporate strategy and how corporations may transform these challenges into sources of competitive advantage.
About the course
This course explores the emerging relationships between sustainability issues and competitive advantage. Building on the basic concepts of strategic management, this course will explore how managers may effectively deal with the sustainability challenges that they now encounter.
By encouraging you to reflect on these issues using multiple case studies, discussions and interviews, we will aim to enhance your understanding of alternative models of strategy development in the context of sustainable development.
What you'll learn
- The nature of the sustainability problems faced by businesses
- The business case for sustainability: Links between sustainability strategy and corporate performance
- How can firms integrate sustainability concerns into their business strategy? Which tools and techniques may be employed for this?
- Applied understanding of stakeholder management, non-market environment and issues/crisis management.
- September 29, 2015
- 5 weeks
For further information and to register, click here.