Department of Management Studies

Sustainability teaching

Sustainability course offerings in the School of Business
Creative Sustainability students gathered around a laptop

Universities are key actors in preparing students to address the sustainability challenges of the future. We tackle the complexity of socio-scientific issues with a multidisciplinary teaching approach in the joint international Creative Sustainability master’s programme, which brings together students from the School of Business, the School of Arts, Design & Architecture, as well as the School of Engineering.

Creative Sustainability course offerings at Aalto School of Business include:

Sustainability in Business (6 ECTS)
How to Change the World: Innovating Toward Sustainability (6 ECTS)
Dialogues on Corporate Responsibility in a Global Economy (6 ECTS)
Capstone in Creative Sustainability / project work (6 ECTS)
Sustainable Entrepreneurship (6 ECTS)
Accounting for Sustainability (6 ECTS)

We believe that developing thinking for sustainability requires stimulating peer environments, interactive teaching methods and possibilities for the hands-on experience of solving wicked sustainability problems. Through their study projects and master thesis work, our students have the opportunity to work together with established companies, start-ups, NGOs and regulators. They get to design sustainable business models and get involved in community problems that require multidisciplinary solutions.

School of Business students have the possibility to select the Sustainability Management track for their business master’s degree, while minor studies in Creative Sustainability are available to all the master-level students of Aalto University.

Master's Programme in Creative Sustainability - MSc in Economics and Business Administration

The Master’s Programme in Creative Sustainability (CS) provides you with the skills and knowledge to promote sustainable development through business. The linkages between business and sustainability are highly important in contemporary organizations, whether you wish to be a sustainability specialist in business or a management professional operating in some other field.

Creative Sustainability students gathered around a laptop
Sustainability in Business (SUB)
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