It focuses on strategic management, corporate sustainability and environmental impact; crucial themes for future-focused organisations considering how they operate and thrive in an ever-challenging climate.
This specialist PG Diploma in Strategic Sustainable Management covers the formulation and execution of business strategies in a global context with a particular focus on corporate sustainability and environmental management.
The specialist program provides an advanced understanding of key strategic business disciplines through practical application and leading-edge theory. Focusing on how organizations can operate in a sustainable manner and rise to the corporate sustainability challenge facing organizations today and tomorrow, learning will be enriched with real-life case studies and guest speakers from the industry. You will gain a fundamental understanding of the planning, preparation, and execution of business strategy that is sustainable, innovative, and entrepreneurial.
The program will cover pertinent areas such as environmental policy, law, and regulation in the UK and internationally. It will look at the adoption of sustainable solutions to solve environmental problems using environmental management tools and techniques and the skills required to drive positive change in organizational culture and environmental performance.
The PG Diploma award is achieved by completing six 20 credit modules total of 120 credits (five core and one of the five optional modules).
- Strategy Formulation, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship – 20 Credits
- Strategic Execution, Management, and Leadership – 20 Credits
- Career Coaching and Mentoring – 0 Credits
- International Environmental Policy and Law – 20 Credits
- Tools for Delivering Sustainable Solutions to Environmental Problems – 20 Credits
- Sustainable Business Management – 20 Credits
- International Business Strategies – 20 Credits
- Transforming Personal Skills – 0 Credits
Modules within this course will be delivered by expert academics who are practicing professionals too. This ensures that module content remains up-to-date and highly relevant and brings through pertinent examples from the business world which are current and topical.
Delivered entirely online through our user-friendly student portal dashboard and intuitive digital learning environment, you will interact with your tutors and fellow students and through a mix of virtual live classrooms, tutorials, and guest lectures. Group discussions and debates are held through forums and community spaces and the use of collaborative tools such as wikis for group projects and assignments. Digital texts, ebooks, journals, databases, and more are available electronically via our library.
For the University of Derby Online Learning PG Diploma program cost, you can contact us on 9754 9427 / 6994 7478
Throughout the course, you will be able to apply knowledge learned on the program directly into your workplace helping you to make a positive impact quickly which will be rewarding on a personal level and of great value to your employer or your own business.
If you wish to further your studies, you may choose to progress onto an MSc, Ph.D., DBA, or other research degrees in the area of business management and leadership or corporate sustainability and environmental management.
An exciting feature of this course is the ability to run a virtual simulated company and manage all the key aspects of the business such as finance, marketing, strategy, and operations.
Using an advanced business simulation game, you can manage a virtual company and practice start-up or scale-up business strategy. In this virtual business simulation, you can compete against the markets, or choose to go head to head with other virtual companies. As you practice entrepreneurial leadership, you can play forward and rewind decisions whilst simulating time, money, stress, staff morale, and efficiency.
This offers a revolutionary learning experience through a multi-dimensional case study environment that enables meaningful and deeper learning than more traditional static case studies.
This course will develop your ability to formulate, manage and execute business strategy, helping you to become an effective strategic leader and manager. From mid-managers, team leaders, or first line managers, this programme will develop your strategic leadership and management skills helping you to forge a successful career in strategic management roles of small or large organisations, or within your own business. You will gain a deep understanding of corporate sustainability and environmental impact which are highly relevant strategic agendas for organisations around the world and will be for years to come.
Throughout the course, you will be able to apply knowledge learnt on the programme directly into your workplace helping you to make a positive impact quickly which will be rewarding on a personal level and of great value to your employer or your own business.
If you wish to further your studies, you may choose to progress onto an MSc, PhD, DBA or other research degrees in the area of business management and leadership or corporate sustainability and environmental management.