Competitiveness Through Enterprise Sustainability

Course

Semi-facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

International Trade Center

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Length
2 weeks
Effort
3-5 hours in total
Level
Intermediate
Language
English
Region
World
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free

Course summary

This course introduces the reasons for which environmental, social and economic sustainability is important to a small enterprise.

About this course

This course highlights both the short and long-term benefits of sustainability and introduces industry best practices in dealing with the challenges inherent in adopting them, with a focus on examples of enterprises which have successfully benefited from introducing sustainable measures in their business activities.

Time required: 4 hours of study over 2 weeks.

Target audience

MSME and SME Managers, Business Support Organization staff, the general public.

Learning objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Associate the importance of sustainability to business success;
  • Identify ways in which an enterprise can reduce its negative impact on the environment;
  • Identify ways in which an enterprise can improve its social responsibility; and
  • Complete a basic enterprise sustainability assessment.