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The Long Road to Sustainability Curriculum (Part 2)

I had the pleasure of attending the University Alliance event in Milwaukee last week, a great program attended by over 100 academic educators and practitioners.  With the news of the SAP Business ByDesign Feater Pack 3.0 update later this month, alternatives to integrate a cloud-based ERP environment with the OnDemand tools (such as Carbon OnDemand used for basic green and footprint assessment) become more real.

My working model for a sustainable business curriculum includes one overview course (call it the “101” course) and up to four additional functional specialties:

– Procurement and Green Purchasing

– Sustainable Supply Chain and Logistics

– Sustainable Reporting and Performance Management

The capstone possibility would include a full simulation.  That gets to the interesting part.  I will be speaking with the folks at Cal State Chico who have deep experience in this development, there may be some opportunity to collaborate / co-innovate on that topic.

More to follow on this journey.  Thanks to all for the comments and feedback.

Best regards.

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      Author's profile photo Richard Blumberg
      Richard Blumberg
      Hi! Very interested to hear how things go with your Sustainability curricula. Connecting with CHICO is a good thing! When is your target date for delivery?
      Best regards,
      P.S. I'm a friend of Scott F.
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      Thanks, Richard.  Will do.  In "academic review" at the moment, probably no movement until the holidays.