MBA Degree Concentration

Corporate Sustainability and Social Impact MBA Degree Concentration

Why pursue an MBA degree with a concentration in corporate sustainability and social impact?

For professionals who are focused on the future looking to work where profit and purpose intersect, an MBA with a concentration in Corporate Sustainability and Social Impact (CSSI) may be ideal.

Focused on providing students with the knowledge and skills to develop strategies with real impact as organizations focus increasingly on the financial, social and environmental issues investors, regulators, communities and employees are committed to. The CSSI concentration will develop skills ESG-focused organizations prioritize: minimizing risk, increasing resilience, enhancing competitiveness, unlocking new opportunities and enhancing their standing with investors.

A few of the skills this concentration allows you to develop include:

  • Leading diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Understanding legal implications
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial implications of social issues
  • How sustainability and value creation intersect
  • Brand and reputation management
  • Ethics

What can you do with an MBA with a concentration in corporate sustainability and social impact?

An MBA with a concentration in corporate sustainability and social impact allows students to pursue a management career in a variety of national and global industries as well as sustainability-focused organizations. An example of these positions include:

  • Environmental Consultant
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Analyst
  • Senior Sustainability Specialist
  • Data Center Sustainability Manager
  • Manager, Corporate Sustainability & Climate Change
  • Director, Enterprise Sustainability ESG Reporting

How long does it take to get an MBA with a concentration in corporate sustainability and social impact?

Corporate sustainability and social impact concentration curriculum

Required Coursework

Choose three courses (nine credits) from these concentration-specific courses:

Course Title Credits
BLAW 620 Employment Law 3
FIN 610 Corporate Governance 3
FIN 615  Environmental and Social Issues in Finance 3
INDS T680 Special Topics 3
MGMT 670 Business Ethics 3
MGMT 676 Sustainability and Value Creation 3
MKTG 654  Corporate Brand & Reputation Management 3
ORGB T680  Leading Diversity & Inclusion 3
POM 642 Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Logistics 3
SMT 606  Social Issues in Sport 3

> Learn more about LeBow courses in the Drexel Catalog

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