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Business and Sustainable Development

Navigating the Fast-Changing World: Adopting Sustainability


IIT Bombay and NPTEL

About the Course

In today’s fast-changing world, everything has become a competition. Along with such competitions come challenges that businesses face in their everyday routine. This course aims to present a vision that would help firms to include sustainable development as the key component of their decision-making process. It helps the students build good business perspectives, strategies, and tools to incorporate sustainability principles in their business. It is a 4-week course and throughout the course, students will get a thorough knowledge about sustainable business strategies.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

This course will equip students with sustainable business strategies and help them gain thorough knowledge about the same. It would help them compete with the challenges faced in the business world with sustainable solutions. Some of the important areas that will be touched upon in this course are as follows:

Introduction to Sustainability, Key issues, Business Implication and Firm’s response
Sustainability Tools: Assessment, Management and Reporting Tools
Sustainability Standards and Strategies
Beyond firms, Regulation, and Market, a New perspective towards Sustainability

This course is designed to attract students and professionals in the field of study that combines business practices with sustainability principles. The intended audience for this course is students of bachelor's and master’s in management, commerce and social sciences or final year engineering. Some of the relevant fields that students take up in this course include:

Business Administration students
Sustainability studies students
Management students in different areas like Supply Chain
Public Policy students
Economics students
Agribusiness students
This is a 4-week course that will teach students about sustainability in brief.
This course is relevant to all industry professionals engaged in the initial stage of the sustainability journey.
17718 students have enrolled in this course, 4052 students have registered, and 2918 students have been certified.
On completion of levels of this course, students will earn certificates and those include the following: Based on the final performance and score, the certificate will be: >=90 - Elite + Gold 75-89 -Elite + Silver >=60 - Elite 40-59 Successfully Completed Average Assignment Score >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75 AND FINAL SCORE >=40


Field of Study:Management
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:8 Weeks
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from 5.5 to 16.4 LPA, depending upon your skills, experience, company, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Sustainability manager
  • Community welfare manager
  • Social Scientist
  • Business Development Manager
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