MBA Concentration in Sustainable Development

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Introduction

UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda ensures sustainable development by preserving the environment, achieving a perfect balance between economic and social development and improve the quality of life of its citizens. The Concentration provides an understanding the elements of sustainable development from the field of social sciences and equips the students to develop and evaluate strategies for managing natural resources and sustainable economic development.

Program Summary

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONCENTRATION – GOALS

  1. Develop an understanding of concepts and issues relating to sustainable development.
  2. Equip students with analytical, evaluative skills in managing natural capital for sustainable economic development.
  3. Expose students to various sustainability strategies related to innovation, organizational and human change.
  4. Develop ethical sustainability programs and practices

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONCENTRATION – LEARNING OUTCOMES

Student will be able to

  1. Explain the principles and framework of sustainability.
  2. Analyze issues of sustainability in relation to natural environment, people and profit.
  3. Formulate effective sustainability strategies for profit and nonprofit making organizations.
  4. Evaluate government laws/regulations and its effects on the pillars of sustainability.

Sustainable Development Courses

CORE COURSES
Economics for Sustainable Development
 
ELECTIVE COURSES - CHOOSE ANYONE
Global Principles of Sustainability
Natural Capital
Sustainable Innovation and Design

Admission Requirements for students in UAE

An applicant seeking admission for Graduate program is required to fulfill the following two conditions:
  1.     Bachelor Degree
  2.     English Language Proficiency

Career Opportunities

Possible Careers:
  • Environmental Specialist
  • CSR Leader
  • Environment Manager
  • Planet Professional
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Planet Professional    
  • CSR( Corporate Social Responsibility)  Manager
  • Chief sustainability executives
  • Recycling Coordinator
  • Compliance Manager-Sustainability
  • Green Manager
  • Environment Manager

Common sectors for graduates

  • Energy
  • Natural Resources
  • Chemicals
  • Transportation
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences
  • Food
  • Beverage
  • Consumer Goods

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