With Isenberg’s Sustainable Business Practice Certificate, the grass really is greener on the other side. Become a strategic, forward-thinking business leader who knows the value of sustainable business practices. The planet (and your bottom line) will thank you.
Isenberg’s Sustainable Business Practice Certificate will give you the knowledge you need. You’ll be able to help companies implement socially, environmentally and economically responsible business practices that are also strategic, savvy, innovative and cost effective. And you’ll learn how to identify business opportunities related to sustainability.
The program is flexible enough to fit your needs and rigorous enough to make you competitive. Learn from experts—the same faculty who teach on campus—who will introduce you to the challenges of sustainability and how business organizations can play a constructive role in addressing them. As part of the Isenberg School of Management, you’ll experience a world-renowned business education and a strong alumni network.
Earn your certificate in five courses. Students generally complete their coursework in one year. Prerequisite courses are waived for students earning certificates. All of the certificate courses must be taken through UMass Amherst, so waivers and transfers are not accepted. Successful applicants will have completed 24 credits of college level coursework or have two years relevant work experience.
Core Sustainable Business certificate classes include:
Elective (Choose 2):
Principals of Management
Introduction to Accounting I
Track your progress and review course requirements with the certificate checklist.