Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.17
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date July 26, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.71 / 5.00
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Total number of continuing education courses offered:
334

Number of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
19

Percentage of continuing education courses that are sustainability course offerings:
5.69

A copy of the institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:
Institution’s inventory of its continuing education sustainability course offerings and descriptions:

The sustainability professional, or their designee, reviews the current University undergraduate and graduate course catalogs and uses the keywords/phrases in AAHSE'S Suggested Keywords (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CINYGQ-8nov8qhGx_fQxn-KTSbC4BgpMHLsBgplaQGo/edit#gid=1359647972) to identify courses with content related to sustainability. The course titles, numbers, and brief descriptions are placed into an excel file.

All courses are offered by the UMBC Division of Professional Programs at least once per Academic Year.


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
Two

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

A brief description of the certificate program(s):

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.

Courses Included in this Certificate
Sustainable Management: Leadership Ethics
Corporate Social Responsibility
An Overview of Sustainable Management
Triple Bottom Line Accounting
Measuring Sustainable Management Performance


Website URL where information about the institution’s continuing education courses and programs in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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