The Natural Resource Management program is one of six distinct concentrations in Maryhurst’s MBA in Sustainable Business. The others are Renewable Energy , Green Development, Government Policy & Administration, Food Systems Management, 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 Natural Resources Management
The decisions you make about acquiring, using and disposing of the resources you need to run your business all have environmental impacts. In our natural resources management concentration, you’ll learn how to manage your use of natural resources responsibly, and gain in-depth knowledge about organic food production and its affect on individual and community health.
Natural Resources Management 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
Natural Resources Management Concentration Courses
SUS 572: Sustainable Natural Resource Management
SUS 573: Leading Sustainability in the Management of Natural Resources
SUS 574: Environmental Law – Natural Resources
SUS 598: Integrative Capstone Project