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Diploma in Sustainable Business - Revised

Learn how running a sustainable business benefits the environment, society, and the economy.

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This free online Diploma in Sustainable Business course from Alison will give you a much better understanding of how sustainable economic development can help in meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations. You will learn its role in counteracting global climate change as well as how current and future demands for the earth's resources can be met by our growing population.

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Description

Gain a broad overview of the key concepts of sustainability by studying the course Diploma in Sustainable Business. It highlights some of the benefits, opportunities and challenges related to sustainable business practices. It also discusses many real-world business examples of sustainability in action.

The course begins by introducing you to the principle of sustainability and sustainable business and explaining why running a sustainable business is a popular and beneficial venture. You will learn about the Triple Bottom Line; a business’s contribution to social justice, environmental quality, and economic prosperity and how it is addressed by the sustainable business. You will learn the science behind business sustainability. You will learn how sustainability involves having an understanding of the relationship between business, humanity, and nature. You will also learn about Earth's history and ecology and the importance of healthy ecosystems to human society. You will learn why a sustainable business should consider the impact of their actions on the earth's key resources. Next, you will be introduced to the concept of accountability in business and learn why accountability is essential in running a sustainable business. You will learn how businesses use sustainability reporting in order to communicate and be accountable for their actions. You will learn about how sustainable businesses deal with human resource issues. You will learn about the relationship between finance and running a sustainable business. The course continues by introducing you to the process of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs can run sustainable businesses whilst undertaking sustainable practices.

This Diploma course will be of great interest to business professionals, marketers, and eco-entrepreneurs who would like to know what is involved in running a sustainable business and how this can benefit the economy, society, and the environment.

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Modules

Introduction to Business Sustainability

The Triple Bottom Line

The Science of Sustainability

Accountability

Human Resources

Finance

Diploma in Sustainable Business - First Assessment

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Successful Sustainability Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Sustainability

Sustainable Business Entrepreneurship – Case Study

Overview of Sustainable Business Marketing

Sustainable Marketing Mix

Market Barriers and Business Risks

Diploma in Sustainable Business - Second Assessment

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Define the term business sustainability
  • Describe what the term “triple bottom line” means
  • Examine the social, environmental and economic impact of a business
  • Define the value of sustainability reporting
  • Examine the process of product life cycle management 
  • Describe a sustainable business’s recruitment and selection process
  • Discuss the role of entrepreneurship in sustainable business
  • Explain the role of innovation in sustainable business
  • Define how sustainability works in the marketing mix
  • Identify the market barriers to sustainable products
  • Discuss the risks associated with sustainability marketing

Certification

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 or Certificate.

Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

  • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
  • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results
All Diplomas are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Diplomas, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Diploma, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Diploma pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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