The Green Development program is one of four distinct concentrations in Maryhurst’s MBA in Sustainable Business. The others are Food Systems Management, Renewable Energy, and Green IT . Regardless of the concentration you choose, the green MBA program will provide you with a solid foundation in business with an inclusive look into sustainable practices. Each MBA in Sustainable Business concentration consists of 8 core courses, 3 concentration-specific courses, and a Capstone course.
The Green MBA program is a preparation for the future of business around the world. Sustainable topics include strategic leadership principles as they relate to green practices, emerging technologies, global culture, resource economics, and environmental management. These are combined with general business topics like accounting, finance, communication, leadership, quantitative analysis, decision-making, and marketing.
A Focus on Green Development
Every business has a footprint on the land and community around it. If your business is planning to start building from the ground up, developing a property from an existing source, or expanding to new frontiers, the green development concentration explains the details of what it takes to build green and develop green conscious initiatives. Discover the environmental factors, government regulations, and laws that influence your building plans and construction efforts. Address the various political, regulatory, economic and social forces that impact urban planning and development. Learn what it takes to build sustainable communities and create a environmentally-friendly and socially-conscious business presence.
Green Development Core Courses
SUS 500: Principles of Sustainability
SUS 505: Strategic Leadership in Sustainable Management
SUS 510: Resource Economics
SUS 515: Managerial and Environmental Accounting
SUS 518: Finance and Sustainability
SUS 520: Socially Sustainable Marketing
SUS 525: Research and Quantitative Methods
SUS 530: Modeling and Decision-Making
Green Development Concentration Courses
SUS 560: Environmental Law
SUS 561: Urban Planning Fundamentals
SUS 562: Sustainable Development for Sustainable Communities
SUS 598: Integrative Capstone Project