It is no longer acceptable for organisations to focus entirely on financial success if they are to be competitive on the global stage. As corporate scandals continue to make headlines, you will expand your strategic thinking beyond your organisation’s competitive financial environment to consider its broader impact on society. You will grapple with the conflicting outcomes of maximising financial return and societal impact as you develop the skills to create a balance that is sustainable. Through structured learning activities (video lectures, quizzes, discussion prompts and written assessments) you will gain an appreciation of how important sustainability will be for every organisation in the future – and how to achieve it.
This course is part of the Strategising: Management for Global Competitive Advantage Specialization
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TOP REVIEWS FROM GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: BE SUSTAINABLE
A great course on understanding the concepts of sustainability and sustainable practices followed in various organizations. Case studies were more supportive and lectures are brief and succinct.
Really loved the course. The course is well structured and gives a good insight into a wide range of topics. Hoping to carry forward the learning and apply it in upcoming corporate jobs :)
Indeed this course was a great eye opener for me, I shall strive to be follow these principles in my work and be sustainable in all fronts in work. Thank you
Overall it was good experience and went the session through our from this session I learnerd very new things hope I will use this knowledge in future
About the Strategising: Management for Global Competitive Advantage Specialization
Leaders must have the ability to develop and deploy effective strategies. This specialisation will prepare you to be the strategic change-maker capable of enabling your organisation to compete into the future. You will learn: how to think strategically to make your organisation more competitive (Be Competitive); how crucial it now is for supply chains to effectively meet customer demands (Be Global); how to leverage technology and innovation to disrupt and reshape your organisation (Be Disruptive); and how to make a positive contribution to the world while effectively maintaining the bottom line (Be Sustainable).
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