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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Understanding the Sustainability Challenge: the Systemic Level

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Short-Termism and its Long-term Consequences – Maurizio Zollo3m
Short-Termism and its Long-term Consequences: Introduction to the Fishbank Simulation – Maurizio Zollo4m
Understanding the Tragedy of the Commons – Maurizio Zollo5m
A New, Research-based, Approach to the Development of a Sustainability Mindset – Maurizio Zollo (optional: meditation podcasts in the Download section)12m
The Sustainable Development Goals and their Relevance for Business – Valentina Mele6m
Climate Change and its Economic Implications – Valentina Bosetti6m
Industrial Ecology – Fabio Iraldo8m
Poverty and Income Inequalities – Eliana La Ferrara, Maurizio Zollo11m
Gender Equality and Sustainability – Paola Profeta6m
2 readings
Beyond What and Why: Understanding Organizational Evolution toward Sustainable Enterprise Models10m
Additional Materials10m
1 practice exercise
Week 110m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Understanding the Sustainability Challenge: the Business Level

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 113 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
What is a Sustainable Enterprise? (part 2) – Maurizio Zollo10m
The Purpose of the Corporation – Nicola Misani5m
The Stakeholder-based View of the Firm – Nicola Misani6m
The Shareholder-Stakeholder Debate – Nicolai J. Foss, Maurizio Zollo28m
Corporate Governance – Xing Kelly Chen4m
Business Ethics & Sustainability – Maurizio Zollo, Celia Moore4m
Responsible Leadership – Massimo Magni3m
International Implementation of Sustainability – Anne Jacqueminet10m
Roundtable on the Nature of the Sustainable Enterprise – Maurizio Zollo, Christiane Bode, Armando Cirrincione, Anne Jacqueminet, Michael Russo, Miles Bernard Gietzmann29m
2 readings
Additional Materials10m
Slide set Week 210m
1 practice exercise
Week 210m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Why Corporate Sustainability? Assessing the Strategic Opportunity

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 114 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Social Impact and Employee Preferences – Christiane Bode5m
Social Enterprise: Definitions and Examples – Rakhi Mehra6m
Creating a Sustainable Enterprise from Scratch: a Case Study – Rakhi Mehra8m
Impact Investing – Audrey Selian, Rakhi Mehra22m
Impact Assessment – Rakhi Mehra, Eric Ezechieli14m
Circular Economy: The Aquafil Case – Salvo Testa, Giulio Bonazzi22m
Responsibly-Innovative Startups: Re-Bello & Wrad Cases – Francesca Romana Rinaldi20m
Cross Sector Partnerships - Lilach Trabelsi5m
4 readings
The Impact of Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Processes and Performance10m
Investing in the Sustainable Future10m
Additional Materials10m
Slide set Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Week 310m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Seizing the Strategic Opportunity: Managing Sustainability Transitions across Business Functions

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 93 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Integrating Sustainability in Corporate Strategy – Maurizio Zollo10m
Sustainable Corporate Growth Strategies – Maurizio Zollo12m
Governance: Institutionalizing Sustainability – Xing Kelly Chen5m
Accounting and Controlling – Ariela Caglio6m
Supply Chain: Main Problems – MJ. Ni. ilknur Tekin3m
Supply Chain Focus Pills: Risks in Fashion Supply Chain – Iolanda D’Amato1m
Supply Chain Case: the YKK Group Case – Iolanda D'Amato15m
HR Strategy and Management – Silvia Bagdadli5m
Sales & Marketing – Armando Cirrincione5m
R&D Innovation: a Framework – Nicoletta Corrocher8m
R&D Innovation: Technological Change and Innovation – MJ. Ni. ilknur Tekin3m
2 readings
Additional Materials10m
Slide set Week 410m
1 practice exercise
Week 410m

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