Managing for Sustainability Concentration

Mentor: anna.kim [at] mcgill.ca (Prof. Anna Kim)

The B.Com.; Major in General Management; Managing for Sustainability Concentration focuses on conceptual and analytical skills needed to formulate and implement organizational policies that contribute to ecologically sustainable and socially responsible economic development.

The main themes of courses in the Concentration include: organizational implications of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of sustainability; the integration of sustainability into traditional business functions; and leadership, stakeholder management and managing change required to achieve sustainability.

Students who started the program prior to Fall 2021, may opt to pursue the new curriculum in its entirety, OR old curriculum in its entirety - see link:

Managing for Sustainability Concentration Prior to Fall 2021

Concentration in Managing for Sustainability (15 credits)

Required Course (6 credits) 

  • MGPO 440 Strategies for Sustainability 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MSUS 402 Sys Thinking & Sustainability 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Complementary Courses (9 credits) 

3-9 credits selected from the following: 

  • ACCT 401 Sustainability & Environ Acct 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INSY 455 Tech&Innov for Sustainability 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 438 Social Entrepreneur&Innovation 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 488 Sustainability and Operations 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 351 Marketing & Society 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

0-6 credits selected from the following:

  • INDR 294 Intro to Labour-Mgmt Relations 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • INDR 492 Globalization & Labour Policy 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 365 Business-Government Relations 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 430 Practic:Not-for-Profit Consult 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 435 The Origins of Capitalism 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 450 Ethics in Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 469 Managing Globalization 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGPO 475 Strategies for Devel Countries 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MGSC 483 Analytics-Based Community Proj 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MSUS 401 Sustainability Consulting 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MSUS 434 Topics in Sustainability 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ORGB 321 Leadership 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ORGB 325 Negotiations and Conflict Res. 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ORGB 421 Managing Organizational Change 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

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