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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 21 hours to complete
English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Meet Prof. Viswanathan1m
4 readings
Syllabus10m
Glossary10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
4 hours to complete

Module 1: Sustainability and Consumption

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Lesson 1-2.1 Project: Focus on Problem and Opportunity2m
Lesson 1-2.2 Needs Immersion2m
Lesson 1-2.3 Project Resources10m
Lesson 1-3.1 Sustainable Consumption17m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
1 reading
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Module 2: Sustainable Product Design and Market Research

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Lesson 2-1.2 Idea Generation2m
Lesson 2-2.1 Sustainable Market Research8m
Lesson 2-3.1 Sustainable Product Design9m
Lesson 2-4.1 Bottom-Up Immersion, Emersion, and Design5m
1 reading
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2-4 Practice Quiz30m
Module 2 Quiz40m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Module 3: Sustainable Value Chains and Communications

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
7 videos
Lesson 3-1.2 Idea Generation2m
Lesson 3-1.3 Case Study in Bottom-Up Design30m
Lesson 3-2.1 Sustainable Value Chains and Communications10m
Lesson 3-3.1 Sustainable Finance and Accounting: Introduction32s
Lesson 3-3.2 Sustainable Finance and Accounting2m
Lesson 3-4.1 Case Analysis5m
1 reading
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-3 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3-4 Practice Quiz30m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Module 4: BOTTOM-UP ENTERPRISE

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 142 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
12 videos
Lesson 4-1.2 Sustainable Business Enterprises Part 210m
Lesson 4-2.1 Bottom-Up Perspective on Emerging Markets4m
Lesson 4-3.1 Sustainable Global Business Horizons10m
Lesson 4-4.1 Bottom-Up Immersion, Design, Innovation and Enterprise20m
A Conversation about Bottom-Up Enterprises Introduction1m
Charting a Bottom-Up Journey19m
Implementing Bottom-Up Enterprises19m
Sustaining Bottom-Up Enterprises17m
Guiding Values & Lessons Learned13m
Essence of the Bottom-Up Approach5m
Gies Online Programs3m
2 readings
Module 4 Readings and Resources10m
Congratulations!10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 4-4 Practice Quiz30m
Module 4 Quiz30m

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