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Marylhurst University Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business – Green Development concentration explains the details of what it takes to build green. 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 an environmentally friendly and socially conscious business presence. Click here, for more information about the Marylhurst University Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Business – Green Development.
Goddard College MA in Socially Responsible Business and Sustainable Communities Program. Plainfield, VT. The low-residency MA in Socially Responsible Business and Sustainable Communities Program is a 48-credit graduate program. Students can also choose to pursue a one-year, 24-credit certificate of graduate study. Faculty members in the MA in Socially Responsible Business and Sustainable Communities Program work closely with students throughout their studies. Each semester in the MA in Socially Responsible Business and Sustainable Communities Program begins with an eight-day residency on the Goddard campus in central Vermont. During the residency, students and faculty members come together as a culturally diverse and progressively oriented community of learners. Students meet one-on-one and in small advising groups with their faculty advisor, plan the work of the semester, network with other students, attend skill-building workshops and program-related seminars presented by faculty members, guest speakers, and returning students, and participate in site visits to experience first-hand a wide array of organizational and community-based approaches to social responsibility and sustainability in Vermont.
Goddard College Certificate for Advanced Graduate Study in Socially Responsible Business and Sustainable Communities. Plainfield, VT. Candidates for a Certificate for Advanced Graduate Study in Socially Responsible Business and Sustainable Communities are required to enroll for a minimum of two successfully completed semesters of full-time study. Every student attends an eight-day residency at the beginning of each semester. The residency is primarily a time for students to work closely with their faculty advisor, to plan their academic work for the ensuing semester, to attend skill-building and informational workshops and minicourses, and to create connections with other students and faculty members.
Green Mountain College Online MBA in Sustainable Business Practices. Poultney, VT. The program begins with a brief residency designed to introduce students to faculty and to each other. Following the residency, a series of six-week online courses are taken sequentially, so students can focus on the content of each course as they proceed through the program. We emphasize the development of leadership skills and the use of teams to support learning. Students complete individual and virtual team projects by applying skills and knowledge needed for success in today’s business and nonprofit organizations.
Green Mountain College Sustainable Business Certificate (Sustainable Business Leadership Program). Poultney, VT. This is an intensive four-week exploration into the theory and real world implementation of sustainable business – including an examination of the skills and knowledge you need to create positive bottom-line as well as environmental and social results.
Marlboro College MBA in Managing for Sustainability. Brattleboro, VT. The Marlboro MBA in Sustainability is taught in person and online, with students and faculty coming together for three days each month. Community Sessions, inspired by our undergraduate program’s renowned monthly Town Meetings, offer students an opportunity to participate in college decisions and offer program evaluations. The learning community created during these face-to-face sessions continues online, using collaborative learning tools drawn from the Graduate School’s decade of experience in delivering low-residency master’s programs to working adultt. Over the course of two years and 20 intensive weekends, full-time MBA sustainability students earn 60 credits through coursework.
World Learning SIT Graduate Institute’s Sustainable Development Degree. Brattleboro, VT. As a student of the SIT Graduate Institute’s Sustainable Development Degree, you will analyze competing theories and alternative approaches to development while building competencies in areas such as program planning, proposal writing, policy advocacy, and training. The program emphasizes the importance of civil society, which embraces a diversity of spaces, actors, and institutional forms. These include nongovernmental organizations, community groups, women’s organizations, social movements, coalitions, advocacy groups, charitable organizations, and faith-based organizations.