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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Course Overview & Week 1: Business & the Environment

7 videos (Total 54 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
1. Course Introduction7m
2. Governance & Sustainability8m
3. Six Differences9m
4. The Last 60 Years11m
5. How Business Has Responded10m
6. Session Summary: It's Not About Right and Wrong!4m
5 readings
About This Course2m
Course Syllabus5m
Required Reading Week 1: "A Strategic Approach to Sustainability"30m
Optional Reading: Strategy & Sustainability2h
Quiz 1 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 112m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Week 2 - Strategic Issues

6 videos (Total 43 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
2. Catastrophic Risks5m
3. License to Operate8m
4. Consumer Response10m
5. Technological Innovation7m
6. Globalization7m
2 readings
Ted Talk: Elon Musk and the mind behind Tesla20m
Quiz 2 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 214m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Week 3 - Strategic Options

6 videos (Total 47 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
2. Take the Low Road & Break the Law7m
3. Wait and See6m
4. Show and Tell8m
5. Pay for Principle9m
6. Think Ahead7m
3 readings
Learning Objectives2m
Ted Talk, "Ray Anderson: The business logic of sustainability"15m
Quiz 3 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 312m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Week 4 - Environmental Interest Groups

6 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
2. Conservationists7m
3. Activists12m
4. Localists8m
5. Advocates5m
6. Non-Market Strategy4m
2 readings
Ted Talk, "Global priorities bigger than climate change"16m
Quiz 4 Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Week 410m
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Top reviews from Strategy and Sustainability

By SPFeb 2nd 2018

Really well put together course material. Mike Rosenberg is a great expert to listen to and his course is very easy to follow, and very comprehensive. I thoroughly enjoyed it!

By VAOct 10th 2017

This course has showed the basic framework of strategy and sustainability very well. The peer assignment also very interesting. Overall, I really enjoyed the course.

Instructor

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Mike Rosenberg

Assistant Professor
Strategic Management

About IESE Business School

For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve....

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