Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management and Analytics

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management and Analytics provides students with the necessary tools to make a significant positive impact in organizations.

Business

Department of Business

Make a positive impact

In today’s world, businesses are increasingly having to navigate resource scarcity, escalating prices, and public analysis of business operations. At the same time, corporations are discovering the value of social and environmental sustainability. Our Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management and Analytics is designed to provide you with the tools to make a significant positive impact in your organization through profitable environmental and social progress.

Program Overview

Whether you’re an operations manager, a civil engineer, or a chief sustainability officer, our Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management and Analytics will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to carry out financially successful sustainability. You’ll learn how to use traditional methods like Six Sigma, lean systems and operations research so that you can improve processes, reduce resource use and waste, and make better social and environmental decisions. We’ll show you how sustainability is the source of process and product innovation and we’ll give you the chance to explore a wide range of emerging topics to capture commercial and industrial innovations as they develop.

Throughout your time in the program, our experienced professors will teach you how to develop measures and consequent analyses so you can design and manage products or services in an environmentally sustainable way. You’ll also delve into topics like micro and macroeconomics, decision science, statistical analysis, environmental chemistry and toxicology, environmental law, social entrepreneurship, and industrial ecology. And because we want this program to work for you, we offer flexibility first and foremost. Our program is designed for working professionals and can be completed while working full-time. Plus, we offer our classes at our main campus, our off-site locations, and online - so you can join the program wherever you are on the map.

What to Expect

With a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management and Analytics, you’re going to enter the workforce with hands-on experience and expertise in current sustainability practices. You’ll develop the ability to strategically innovate and handle global productions and operations. You’ll have a deep understanding of ecological economics and you’ll be able to utilize tools of the modern sustainably designed building. Plus, you’ll increase your financial competence, leadership abilities, and communication skills. You’ll even have a portfolio of your work to show potential employers.

Locations

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has nine center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work.

  • Appleton
  • Beloit
  • Green Bay
  • Kenosha
  • Madison
  • Mequon
  • Midtown
  • Miller Park Way
  • Online
  • Waukesha

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