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Business in Society

Business in Society

The world faces many large problems such as climate change, environmental degradation, global poverty, and inequality. This has led many people to argue that business should take the lead in addressing these problems and fulfill its corporate social responsibility (CSR). At the same time, business is under increasing pressure from activist shareholders to maximize shareholder value. The primary goal of this course is to prepare you to deal with this challenge as a top executive in private or public organization by giving you an opportunity to explore competing views in depth and to work out your own position on them.

School(s)/College(s)
Business (Ross)
Course Number(s) UM Course ID Academic Level Credits Sustainability Category*
STRATEGY 680 045985 Graduate 1.5 Sustainability-Focused

Academic Terms

YearSession(s)
2023Fall
2022Fall