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BSUS 5200 - Sustainable Business Leadership Consulting Project Development

Sustainable Business Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

In this course, students help an industry client address a sustainable business challenge or advance a sustainable business innovation. This course is the first of a two-part capstone experience that continues with BSUS 5300. During this course, students work in teams to develop a Terms of Reference (TOR) in consultation with their client. Students complete secondary research to inform project background and scope, design project methodology drawing from applied consulting methods, and practice professional consulting skills through regular client interaction.

Prerequisite(s)

BSUS 5110 and OPMT 5120 and BSUS 5130 and BSUS 5140

Credits

6.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate leadership and organizational skills by establishing work plans and priorities, setting realistic expectations, and completing objectives within a team environment.
  • Develop a Team Charter to guide teamwork.
  • Develop a project work plan with estimated time requirements; implement the work plan and manage activities to stay on schedule.
  • Develop and implement an effective method of ongoing communications (including meetings) with teammates and client.
  • Schedule and run meetings effectively and professionally.
  • Develop a Terms of Reference agreed to by project partners.
  • Conduct relevant secondary research, drawing on scientific, technical, and policy literature and employing appropriate critical analysis and assessment.
  • Select primary research tools and design primary research workflow to address a specific sustainable business problem within the boundaries of defined scope and available resources.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

BSUS 5200 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Sustainable Business Leadership
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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