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MAN 697 Corporate Sustainability Management

General Information

Lecturer Axel Bachmann
Examiner Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
Course Format Seminar
Credit Points 6 ECTS
Frequency Fall term 2022
Hours per Week 2 (in-class) + 15 (self-study)
Language English
Grading 30% Group presentation; 70% Final assignment
Formal Prerequisites none
Recommended Prerequisites General interest in the topic of sustainable business

Course Structure

Date Time
17th November, 2022 10.15 – 13.30
18th November, 2022 10.15 – 13.30
24th November, 2022 10.15 – 13.30
25th November, 2022 10.15 – 13.30

Further Information

  • Brief Description

    At the core of the sustainability transformation of organizations is the sustainability management team which develops strategies, measures impact, collects and analyzes data, engages with stakeholders and prepares reports. The way in which sustainability is managed in companies varies greatly with organizations having a single sustainability manager to ones that have committees spanning all functional areas.

    Learning outcomes:

    In this course, participants…

    • gain insights into how sustainability can be organized and managed in companies;
    • discuss what potential advantages and drawbacks of different approaches are;
    • and reflect on how the field of sustainability management will likely evolve in the future.
  • Application

    Registration/Application via Portal2 is required.

  • Contact

    If you have any questions regarding this seminar, please don't hesitate to contact sustainablebusiness bwl.uni-mannheim.de.

Updated: August 2022