A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

There are a growing number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) being offered on a range of sustainability topics. These courses are available for free online and open to anyone with an interest in the topic, lasting between three and fourteen weeks and taking between three and eight hours of time per week to complete. … Continue reading A Selection of MOOCs on Sustainability/Ethics for Fall 2015

Co-Teaching Ethics – HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

I was fortunate to be able to start 2014 with a conversation about responsible leadership with Andreas Suchanek and Christina Kleinau from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Germany. HHL Leipzig has an integrated approach when it comes to responsible management, based on their mission statement “We educate effective, responsible and entrepreneurial business leaders … Continue reading Co-Teaching Ethics – HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

Infusing ethics and social impact into today’s business school – Leeds School of Business

Business schools around the world have been exploring a variety of ways to infuse ethics and social impact into their curricula and train their students to be responsible leaders. At Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado – Boulder in the US, this is manifested through the creation of their Center for Education … Continue reading Infusing ethics and social impact into today’s business school – Leeds School of Business

Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

Creating a generation of responsible leaders is not just about teaching topics such as ethics and CSR, it is about providing students with the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice and make a difference in their communities. At the EBS University of Business and Law in Weisbaden, students have the choice of two service learning … Continue reading Ethics and Service Learning at European Business School in Germany

East Africa University Researchers learn from Brazil’s Experience with Sustainability

At the 3rd Global Forum in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Shiv Tripathi from Mzumbe University in Tanzania and Ajai Prakash from KCA University in Kenya visited ISAE in Curitiba, Brazil. The purpose of their trip was to learn more about ISAE’s approach to embedding sustainability into their curriculum. As a result of this meeting, the … Continue reading East Africa University Researchers learn from Brazil’s Experience with Sustainability

Taking a transdiciplinary approach to teaching ethics

In their research paper, “Ignorance was bliss, now I’m not ignorant and that is far more difficult: Transdiciplinary learning and reflexivity in responsible management education,” coauthors Carole Parkes and John Blewitt from Aston University in the UK write, “If we are to enable students as future business leaders and managers we need to prepare them … Continue reading Taking a transdiciplinary approach to teaching ethics

Certificates in Sustainable Business

A growing number of schools are putting in place certificate programmes that give their students the flexibility to pursue a traditional curriculum while specialising in the topic of sustainability. Below are a selection of such programmes from the US, France, Canada and Denmark. Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management started offering their students … Continue reading Certificates in Sustainable Business