Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.29
Liaison Bonnie Dong
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
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MacEwan University
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.79 / 5.00 Emma Shipalesky
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program:

MacEwan University has partnered with MindEdge to provide an online Certificate in Sustainable Management:
Sustainability refers to the use of ecosystems and their resources in a manner that satisfies current needs without compromising the needs or options of future generations.

A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts.

This program covers several key topics, including:
- The reasons for sustainability's increase in popularity
- The connection between the environment and sustainability
- The business case for embracing sustainable management within an organization
- The role government regulation plays in sustainability efforts
- Some criticisms of corporate sustainability
- Applying sustainable management principles in the workplace
- Applying the triple bottom line (TBL) concept and its three pillars of "People, Planet, and Profits" in organizations
- Recognizing and implementing best practices for measuring sustainable management efforts

Courses taken through this certificate program:
- An Overview of Sustainable Management
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Measuring Sustainable Management Performance
- Sustainable Management: Leadership Ethics
- Triple Bottom Line Accounting

Year the certificate program was created:

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

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