This course is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the environmental, social, and economic impacts of climate change, emphasizing the critical need for sustainable business practices. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, students will explore the root causes of climate change and the significant role businesses play in contributing to and mitigating these effects.

The curriculum aims to develop students’ ability to effectively communicate the value of sustainable practices to stakeholders and identify business opportunities that emerge from transitioning towards environmental sustainability. A key focus is placed on the synergy between innovation and sustainability, guiding students in developing their own initiatives to contribute positively to the environment.

Participants are encouraged to adopt a proactive leadership mindset, aiming to position their organizations as pioneers in effecting change towards a more sustainable future. The course methodology includes lectures, case studies, and project work, fostering a dynamic learning environment that prepares students to become leaders in sustainable business innovation.

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