Leading Sustainable Business (Adv Cert)

15 credits

NYSED 41020

This program equips participants to 1) understand 2) explore 3) experience and 4) apply the principles of sustainable business management. We explore the foundations of modern sustainable business management, the challenges of a sustainable world guided by the UN SDGs (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals), and the personal and transformative leadership capabilities needed to successfully lead towards sustainable and regenerative business practice, and apply the principles to real life organizations, ideally the one you work in.

The 15-credit certificate will set students up with the credits they need to transfer to a possible future M.S. program or to pursue their careers with focused skills in sustainable business. The curriculum consists of 5 courses (3 required core and 2 electives) spanning over 3 or 4 terms.

Admissions requirements include:

  • Completed and signed application
  • Application fee
  • Written statements
  • Official undergraduate transcript (and graduate transcript)
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume


Course Title Credits
Core Courses
LPGB 6613Leading People and Organizations3
LPGB 76BXSocial Innov Master Class3
LPGB 76CBSustainable Business Master Class3
Elective Courses
Choose two courses from the list below.6
Total Credits15

Elective Courses

Courses in the this group have the LSE attribute.

Course Title Credits
LPGB 7619Leading Organizational Change3
LPGB 769ALeadership for the 21st Century3
LPGB 76AVDeveloping the Sustainability Mindset3
LPGB 76BJFrom Managing Creativity to Leading Innovation: A Survey Course3
LPGB 76BUDesign Thinking3
LPGB 76BVLeading the Sustainable Business Organization3
LPGB 76BYLeading For Impact3
LPGB 76BZManaging Human Performance3
LPGB 76CEBusiness and the Green Real Deal3