The Open University
Sustainability for business success Specialization
The Open University

Sustainability for business success Specialization

Lead sustainable business strategies for success

Taught in English

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Haider Ali

Instructor: Haider Ali

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Specialization - 4 course series

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Specialization - 4 course series

What you'll learn

  • Understand the mega-trends and drivers influencing the change in consumer preference and business landscapes towards sustainable impact outcomes.

  • Frame and scope new business challenges, strategically grounded in contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Skills you'll gain

Category: Conduct stakeholder analysis
Category: Sustainable business fundamentals
Category: Sustainability business concepts and strategies

What you'll learn

  • Go beyond the limitations of existing methodologies and business design approaches to serve complex ecosystem needs and problems

  • Design and implement new sustainable business concepts and business models grounded in People, Planet, Profit and Progress centric thinking and doing

Skills you'll gain

Category: Problem framing and solution design
Category: Conduct stakeholder interviews
Category: Write a problem statement
Category: Problem solving
Category: Systems mapping

What you'll learn

  • Understand how the creative ideation process functions to generate a broad range of relevant outcomes to your challenge domain and systems map.

  • Converge on a selection of the most impactful ideas to take forward for implementation and (in)validation.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Creative thinking
Category: Using the SCAMPER method
Category: Sustainable innovation
Category: Critical reflection

What you'll learn

  • Appraise your value proposition to stakeholders and its likely impact in the real world across people, planet, profit and progress.

  • Develop a comprehensive snapshot of your business model value from three levels of analysis: environmental, social and business.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Stakeholder engagement
Category: Innovative business design
Category: Investor pitching

Instructor

Haider Ali
The Open University
4 Courses287 learners

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