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    Appalachian State University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

MBA 5240 - Sustainability Performance Assessment (3)


When Offered: On Demand
This course focuses on the contemporary issues and methodology related to measuring the sustainability performance of business operations. Frameworks such as the Triple Bottom Line concept and the Balanced Scorecard have been developed to accommodate the measurement of a firm’s performance on 3 levels: economic prosperity, environmental impact, and social justice. This course focuses on the challenges faced by managers and accountants in using sustainability accounting frameworks to assess the performance of businesses through the three sustainability lenses, and offers guidance on how to overcome these challenges so as to meet the needs of stakeholders. The course may offer an experiential learning opportunity interacting with local business organizations in sustainability assessment activities.
Prerequisite: admission to the MBA Program, MS in Applied Data Analytics, Business Analytics Certificate Program or permission of the program director.