AEM 2555

AEM 2555

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course provides an overview of the area of corporate sustainability, with particular emphasis on the finance industry. The focus will be on understanding how a growing recognition of the importance of sustainability affects corporate behavior. Through a combination fo classroom presentations, assigned readings, in-class discussions, and individual writing assignments, students will develop critical thinking and writing skills while they learn about the most important themes in corporate sustainability, including:

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: First-Year Writing Seminar or equivalent.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
Satisfies Requirement Satisfies CALS written expression requirement and Dyson Grand Challenges writing requirement.

  • Identify the key trends in the area of corporate sustainability, as well as the risks and opportunities that arise from a growing public awareness of the impacts of corporate activity.
  • Recognize sustainability risks associated with particular corporate activities and will be able to propose actions that mitigate these risks.
  • Critically examine the interactions between corporate entities and their peers, their regulators, the public, and their other stakeholders, and to recognize opportunities for improving the outcomes of these interactions.
  • Recognize controversial issues in business ethics, will analyze the issues critically, and will convincingly articulate their personal views on the issues.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17238 AEM 2555   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Fulfills Grand Challenges Writing requirement. Enrollment limited to: Dyson students only during pre-enrollment.

  • 17239 AEM 2555   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person