Mini MBA in Sustainability Management

EARN A CERTIFICATE and learn from the best: 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, 450 pages of literature, and a short written exam assignment. At the end of the course, you will 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 / USD 2,740 per person. See pricing for more people. There are no hidden extra fees. Everything is included in the price.

No Requirements
The Mini MBA is for everyone with a professional interest in sustainability.

The Workload
You should expect to spend approximately 48 hours to complete the course. We recommend 4-8 hours per week (6-12 weeks). 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
At the end of the course, there will be a written exam assignment (6 pages) reflecting your new knowledge and skills and how you plan to put it all to use. The assignment is assessed by one of the lecturers. There are no other tests or assignments during the course. 

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 ...

By pursuing an education in sustainability, you can make a positive impact on the world by contributing to sustainable solutions and promoting environmental stewardship.

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.

You are probably passionate about sustainability and want to deepen your understanding of the subject. Right? An education in sustainability can provide you with a comprehensive and interdisciplinary understanding of the topic.

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

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"The Mini MBA in Sustainability was incredibly enriching. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in deepening their knowledge and commitment to sustainability." 

Kathi Grützmacher

meet your 9 lecturers

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Professor Katherine Richardson
University of Copenhagen
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Annette Spanggaard 
Director, Coca-Cola
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Professor Steen Hildebrandt
Copenhagen School of Business
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Professor Michael Zwicky Hauschild
Technical University of Denmark
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Sine Klitgaard Møller
Director, LEGO
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Mikkel Stenbæk Hansen
Director, Novo Nordisk
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Mie Ryberg Rasmussen
CEO, Sustainable Impacters
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Christina Blak
Director, Make
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Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp
Director, C-MORE
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Why an online course?

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

The 12 modules of the course

Each of the 12 modules below consists of approximately 2 hours of video lessons and 30 pages of literature. There are no tests etc. during the course. The course ends with you writing a 6-page exam assignment 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. We will dive into the 17 UN Global Goals (SDGs), the sustainability concept, sustainability as an agenda-setter, the substance of the SDGs, external and internal sustainability, and the strategic dimensions of sustainability managementRead more

2. UN’s Global Goals as a Starting Point for Commercial Value Creation
How can sustainability be used as a platform for commercial value creation in your workplace? You will get 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. Read more

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. Read more

4. Social Responsibility
Social Responsibility integrates social and environmental concerns in your company’s operations and interactions with your stakeholders. It involves going beyond legal obligations to manage the impact on society and the environment. Read more

Key Building Blocks for Sustainable Transition:

5. Circular Economy
Unlike the traditional linear economy, the circular economy encourages the reuse, repair, refurbishment, and recycling of products and materials. This approach aims to keep resources in use, extract the maximum value from them, and recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of their service life. Read more

6. Sustainable Supply Chain
The Fourth Industrialization has a transformative impact on today’s supply chains that need to be built more resilient and agile to withstand a multitude of sudden shocks. Read more

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

Documenting Sustainability:

8. Sustainability Reporting
The goal of sustainability reporting is to provide transparency about the impact an organization has on the economy, the environment, and society. It is the practice of businesses, non-profits, and governmental entities disclosing information on their environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) performance. Read more

9. Climate Accounting (Carbon Footprint)
Climate 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. Read more

10. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) & Absolute Sustainability
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is the 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. Read more

Creating Sustainable Change & Telling the Sustainable Story:

11. Stakeholder Engagement & Creating Sustainable Change
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, is key to driving real sustainable change! Read more

12. Sustainability Communication & Responsible Marketing
The playing field for communication and marketing is changing! In an era where consumers are increasingly mindful of their impact on the world, sustainability communication and responsible marketing have emerged as a crucial element for businesses. Read more


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About Aros Business Academy

An international training company offering 100+ courses and short educations for employees and managers around the globe. Established back in 2007.

Based in Denmark, ranked as the World’s most sustainable country in 2021 and 2022 in The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) by Yale and Colombia University.

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