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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Course Overview & Week 1: Business & the Environment

5 hours to complete
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 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2 - Strategic Issues

2 hours to complete
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 230m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3 - Strategic Options

2 hours to complete
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 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4 - Environmental Interest Groups

2 hours to complete
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 430m

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