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MGMT 690

Sustainable and Socially Responsible Operations

 Course Description

 Climate change, energy, water and air pollution, waste management and deforestation are some examples of environmental issues faced by humanity. Organizations are paying more attention to these issues that are challenging to address with conventional tools. In this course we are going to learn about state of the art operational and supply chain practices to deal with these issues. Moreover, this course explores new opportunities for manufacturers, service providers, social entrepreneurs, and NGOs.

 Topics Covered

  • Environmental legislation
  • Pollution prevention
  • Sustainable operations
  • Remanufacturing
  • Closed-loop supply chains
  • Operations of the social enterprise
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Humanitarian logistics