Sustainable Business Now
A 10-day field-based immersion course: Summer 2013
July 22 - 31
- What does it take to lead transformational change in business?
- What are the real-time challenges to growing sustainability-inspired businesses and careers today?
- How are leaders on the front lines of sustainable business meeting these challenges? What do they forecast for the future?
Oregon is at the nerve center of the sustainable business movement. This immersion course connects graduate students directly with nationally and internationally-recognized businesses, leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs who are changing the way we live and work, here in Oregon and around the world.
Connect today’s sustainable business leaders with the next generation
Explore today’s top theories and models – and experience how they are being applied in sustainable business now
Grow a critical mass of change agents with the knowledge, courage and connections to inspire meaningful change through business
Day 1 workshop: Frame today’s challenges and explore leading theories, models and immersion-based inquiry techniques for use in the field
Days 2-5: Field-based, in-depth site visits to regional businesses
Day 6: Service learning retreat
Day 7-10: Site visits, speakers
NOTE: Enrolled students need to attend the course from 8am to 5pm, July 22 - 27 and July 29 - 31.
What will I do?
Earn 4 graduate-level credits
in 10 days
Learn first-hand from the region’s most progressive thought leaders
Go on location to 10-12 businesses and organizations on the leading edge, from start-ups to Fortune 500s
How do I sign up?
Summer registration opens
May 7, 2013: CRN 80961
For more information contact Alison Dennis at
Space is limited to just 20 participants – early registration is recommended
Open to graduate students from any discipline from around the U.S. and beyond.
This course is offered by the Center for Global Leadership in Sustainability.