Mini MBA in Sustainability Management

EARN A CERTIFICATE: Meet 3 international professors and 6 other leading sustainability experts from companies such as Coca-Cola, LEGO and Novo Nordisk. This online course offers you 48 video lessons, 350 pages of litterature and a short written exam. At the end you receive a Mini MBA Certificate in Sustainability Management.

hard facts about the Mini MBA

We have gathered some of the World’s most knowledgeable and experienced experts in Sustainability Management and created this Mini MBA for you! It will take you through the most important fields within Sustainability Management to allow you to influence the sustainability initiatives and strategy of a workplace – and thereby help creating a more sustainable World.

 

The Format
100 % flexible and self-paced elearning course.

The Price
The price is EUR 2,550 / US 2,740 for one person. See pricing for more people. There are no hidden extra fees. Everything is included in the price.

The Workload
You should expect to use approximately 48 hours to complete the course. When you begin, you have 5 months to complete the course. 

The Lecturers
University professors, renowned sustainability experts and sustainability managers from international companies such as LEGO, Novo Nordisk and Coca-Cola. 

The Exam
There are no tests during the course. At the end of the course there is a short (6 pages) written exam.  

The Certificate
When you pass the exam, you receive a Mini MBA Certificate in Sustainability Management from Aros Business Academy.

The mini mba is for you, if you want to ...

 

1. MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE FOR THE WORLD
By pursuing an education in sustainability, you can make a positive impact on the world by contributing to sustainable solutions and promoting environmental stewardship.

2. BOOST YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Sustainability is becoming increasingly important across all sectors, and employers are looking for individuals who have expertise in sustainability. An education in sustainability can open up career opportunities for you.

3. CULTIVATE YOUR PERSONAL INTERESTS IN SUSTAINABILITY
You are probably passionate about sustainability and want to deepen their understanding of the subject. Right? An education in sustainability can provide you with a comprehensive and interdisciplinary understanding of the topic.

4. FUTURE-PROOF YOUR CAREER
As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, having an education in sustainability can help you future-proof your career by equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt to changing market demands.

meet your 9 lecturers

online course in sustainability and climate

Professor Katherine Richardson
University of Copenhagen

Annette Spanggaard 
Director, Coca-Cola

Professor Steen Hildebrandt
Copenhagen School of Business

Professor Michael Zwicky Hauschild
Technical University of Denmark

Sine Klitgaard Møller
Director, LEGO

 

Mikkel Stenbæk Hansen
Director, Novo Nordisk

Mie Ryberg Rasmussen
CEO, Sustainable Impacters

Christina Blak
CEO, We Love People

 

Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp
Director, C-MORE

Why an online course?

  1. No transport time (and CO2 emission)
  2. The best international lecturers 
  3. The ability to do the course in your own pace
  4. Low price (no conference costs etc).

The 12 modules of the course

Each of the 12 modules below consist of approximately 2 hours of video lessons and 30 pages of litterature that have be read before diving into the videos. There are no tests etc. during the course. The course ends with you writing a 6-page paper reflecting on and demonstrating what you have learned. 

Setting the Scene:

1. A Vision for a Sustainable Future
Introduction to the broad field of sustainability management

2. UN’s Global Goals as a Starting Point for Commercial Value Creation
The module delves into how sustainability can be used as a platform for innovation in your workplace. It gives you the tools to work with the World Goals as an outside-in perspective at your workplace, where global (and local) challenges are turned into opportunities for product and business innovation.

3. Biodiversity and the World’s Oceans 
Biodiversity is essential for maintaining the health and functioning of ecosystems, providing food and other resources for humans, and supporting cultural and aesthetic values. However, human activities such as habitat destruction, pollution, and climate change are causing biodiversity loss at an unprecedented rate, which has significant consequences for the planet’s ecosystems and the well-being of humanity.

4. Social Responsibility
Promoting social justice, equity, and human rights, ensuring safe working conditions and fair labor practices, and engaging with local communities.

 

Key Building Blocks for Sustainable Transition:

5. Circular Economy

This involves designing products and processes that reduce waste and promote the reuse, recycling, and regeneration of materials.

6. Sustainable Supply Chain
This involves ensuring that the products and services that a company uses are produced in an environmentally and socially responsible manner, and that the supply chain is transparent and traceable.

7. Sustainable Innovation and Technology
This includes developing and implementing sustainable technologies and processes, investing in research and development, and promoting innovation to create more sustainable products and services.

Documenting Sustainability:

8. Sustainability Reporting
Sustainability reporting is the practice of businesses, non-profits, and governmental entities disclosing information on their environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) performance. This includes reporting on topics such as carbon emissions, water usage, waste management, labor practices, diversity and inclusion, ethics, and compliance. The goal of sustainability reporting is to provide transparency about the impact an organization has on the economy, the environment, and society.

 

9. Climate Accounting (Carbon Footprint)
Climate accounting, also referred to as carbon accounting or greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting, is the process of quantifying, tracking, reporting, and verifying GHG emissions. It’s a vital aspect of climate change mitigation efforts as it provides organizations, governments, and individuals with accurate data on their carbon footprints, enabling them to devise strategies to reduce their environmental impact.

10. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) & Absolute Sustainability
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a systematic analysis of the environmental impact of a product or service throughout its entire life cycle. This includes all stages from raw material extraction, through production and use, to disposal or recycling – hence the name “cradle-to-grave” analysis.


Creating Sustainable Change & Telling the Sustainable Story:

11. Stakeholder Engagement & Creating Sustainable Change
This includes building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders such as customers, employees, investors, and local communities, and engaging them in the sustainability efforts of the organization.>

12. Sustainability Communication & Responsible Marketing
This includes promoting sustainability in communicating the organization’s sustainability initiatives to stakeholders and the public. This involves promoting products and services in a way that emphasizes their environmental and social benefits, while avoiding greenwashing or misleading claims.

About Aros Business Academy

An international training company offering 100+ courses and short educations for employees and managers around the globe.

Based in Denmark, the World’s most sustainable country, according to the 2022 EPI Report.

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