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Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • In the free online course Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability learn how modern businesses display their sustainability efforts to the public and how they make sure sustainable practices are undertook at all levels of the organization. Such efforts can give a business a competitive advantage by acknowledging and addressing social, environmental, and economic impacts throughout the business.

    The course begins by introducing you to the concept of accountability in business and explains why accountability is essential to run a sustainable business. You will learn how businesses use sustainability reporting in order to communicate and be accountable for their actions. Next, you will learn about how sustainable businesses deal with human resource issues in order to create a corporate culture that ensures sustainability is valued and maintained throughout the business.

    Finally, you will learn about the relationship between finance and running a sustainable business. You will learn about financial incentives to running a sustainable business. You will learn about investment opportunities that are socially responsibly and good for your business. You will learn about the insurance industry’s interest in sustainability and their efforts to address social, environmental, and economic impacts that businesses have.

    This free course will be of great interest to business professionals and eco-entrepreneurs who would like to learn the benefits of running a sustainable business and the efforts that businesses go to in ensuring that they have a positive impact on the world.

  • Having completed this course you will be able to:
    - Discuss business and organizational accountability;
    - Discuss the value of sustainability reporting;
    - Describe life cycle management and the phases of a product life cycle;
    - Discuss the key considerations in carbon and water footprint analysis;
    - Describe a sustainable business’s recruitment and selection process;
    - Describe a sustainable business’s approach to training and performance appraisal;
    - Discuss how sustainability impacts various activities associated with finance;
    - Discuss green and socially responsible investment opportunities.
    - Explain why the insurance industry is interested in sustainability.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY - MANAGING FINANCES, HUMAN...
  • Module 1: Sustainable Business and Accountability
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Overview of Accountability
    • Sustainability Reporting
    • Sustainability Reporting Process
    • Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and Certification
    • Life Cycle Management
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Sustainable Business and Human Resources
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Recruitment
    • Training and Performance Appraisal
    • Pay, Benefits, and Labor Relations
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: Sustainable Business and Finance
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Investments and Corporate Performance
    • Sustainable Financing and Insurance
    • Lesson Summary
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 4: Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability Assessment
    • Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability Assessment
Topics List ( 7 )
Module 1: Sustainable Business and Accountability
In this module you will learn about the importance of accountability in running a sustainable business. You will be introduced to sustainability reporting and its importance. You will also learn about life cycle management, carbon footprint, and water footprint analysis and their importance to a sustainable business.
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Module 2: Sustainable Business and Human Resources
In this module you will learn how a sustainable business recruits employees. You will also learn the approach a sustainable business takes to training of staff, performance appraisal, pay, and employee benefits.
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Module 3: Sustainable Business and Finance
In this module you will learn how running a business sustainable can impact various financial activities. You will be introduced to idea of green and socially responsible investment opportunities and learn why sustainability is important to the insurance industry.
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Module 4: Sustainable Business - Managing Finances, Human Resources and Accountability Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    Saylor Foundation

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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