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40 calificaciones
4 revisiones
Programa Especializado
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Programa Especializado
100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 12 horas para completar

Sugerido: 4 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
1 hora para completar

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
2 videos (Total 6 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Meet Prof. Viswanathan1m
Reading5 lecturas
Syllabus10m
Glossary10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Orientation Quiz10m
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Module 1: Sustainability and Consumption

This first module begins with an introduction to sustainability. The various dimensions of sustainability are examined, with particular focus on how environmental sustainability is relevant to business. The module provides an overview of sustainable business practices through discussion and examples. Unsustainable consumption and motivations for sustainable consumer behavior will be covered. You will do a parallel project on the same topic as in the first course, but for higher-income segments in emerging markets or advanced economies. The module will focus on finalizing a specific need, geography, and beneficiaries for this project....
Reading
6 videos (Total 46 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Video6 videos
Lesson 1-2.1 Project: Focus on Problem and Opportunity2m
Lesson 1-2.2 Needs Immersion2m
Lesson 1-2.3 Project Resources10m
Lesson 1-3.1 Sustainable Consumption17m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
Reading1 lectura
Module 1 Readings and Resources10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz2m
Module 1 Quiz42m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Module 2: Sustainable Product Design and Market Research

This module focuses on understanding how to conduct market research in the arena of sustainability. It also covers how to develop sustainable products. The bottom-up approach in terms of immersion, emersion, and design as applied to sustainable business enterprise is covered. A parallel project focuses on designing a core and augmented solution and an ecosystem....
Reading
5 videos (Total 37 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
Video5 videos
Lesson 2-1.2 Idea Generation2m
Lesson 2-2.1 Sustainable Market Research8m
Lesson 2-3.1 Sustainable Product Design9m
Lesson 2-4.1 Bottom-Up Immersion, Emersion, and Design5m
Reading1 lectura
Module 2 Readings and Resources10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 2-4 Practice Quiz2m
Module 2 Quiz40m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

Module 3: Sustainable Value Chains and Communications

This module covers how sustainable offerings are delivered and communicated. It also covers topics in sustainable finance and accounting. A case analysis is used to bring out unique issues with sustainability and business. The parallel project involves the final presentation of a problem, opportunity, solution, ecosystem, enterprise plan, and outcomes....
Reading
7 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
Video7 videos
Lesson 3-1.2 Idea Generation2m
Lesson 3-1.3 Case Study in Bottom-Up Design30m
Lesson 3-2.1 Sustainable Value Chains and Communications10m
Lesson 3-3.1 Sustainable Finance and Accounting: Introductionm
Lesson 3-3.2 Sustainable Finance and Accounting2m
Lesson 3-4.1 Case Analysis5m
Reading1 lectura
Module 3 Readings and Resources10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 3-3 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 3-4 Practice Quiz2m
Module 3 Quiz40m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Module 4: BOTTOM-UP ENTERPRISE

This module summarizes the course on sustainable business enterprises focusing on business, environmental, and social sustainability. It then covers a bottom-up perspective on emerging markets. It also summarizes the two courses on sustainable global business horizons focusing on global challenges in business, with particular focus on poverty and the environment. Finally, the module covers the unique approach employed here in terms of bottom-up immersion, design, innovation, and enterprise. A parallel project stream compares and contrasts the enterprise plans in the two courses and the learning from focusing on subsistence marketplaces for the purposes of upward innovation, i.e., how innovation for subsistence marketplaces influences innovation from subsistence marketplaces....
Reading
11 videos (Total 138 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Video11 videos
Lesson 4-1.2 Sustainable Business Enterprises Part 210m
Lesson 4-2.1 Bottom-Up Perspective on Emerging Markets4m
Lesson 4-3.1 Sustainable Global Business Horizons10m
Lesson 4-4.1 Bottom-Up Immersion, Design, Innovation and Enterprise20m
A Conversation about Bottom-Up Enterprises Introduction1m
Charting a Bottom-Up Journey19m
Implementing Bottom-Up Enterprises19m
Sustaining Bottom-Up Enterprises17m
Guiding Values & Lessons Learned13m
Essence of the Bottom-Up Approach5m
Reading1 lectura
Module 4 Readings and Resources10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz2m
Lesson 4-4 Practice Quiz2m
Module 4 Quiz34m

Instructor

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Madhu Viswanathan

Diane and Steven N. Miller Professor in Business
Department of Business Administration
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This curso is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

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Acerca del programa especializado Global Challenges in Business

Learning Outcomes for the Specialization: Upon completion of this specialization, you will be able to: Understand how businesses function in the global marketplace. Make ethical decisions to run a responsible business in the global marketplace. Understand the role of business in addressing global challenges such as poverty and the environment. Understand how business can pursue opportunities and confront challenges in the complex global marketplace....
Global Challenges in Business

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