Antioch University New England Introduces New Certificate in Sustainable Business

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Antioch University New England's new certificate program is aimed at emerging leaders in the field of sustainability.

A Sustainable Business Certificate will give emerging sustainability leaders a depth of skills and competencies to support, develop, and launch sustainability initiatives in nonprofits and small- to mid-sized businesses.

The new Sustainable Business Certificate from Antioch University New England (AUNE) will teach students to integrate sustainability practices into their businesses or nonprofits. In this noncredit certificate program, students are introduced to sustainability concepts through a systems approach, learning how to apply sustainability to finance, human resources, and organizational development.

“A Sustainable Business Certificate will give emerging sustainability leaders a depth of skills and competencies to support, develop, and launch sustainability initiatives in nonprofits and small- to mid-sized businesses,” said Polly Chandler, head of AUNE’s MBA in Sustainability program and chair of the Department of Management.

The certificate is ideal for anyone asked to integrate sustainability into a business and to lead sustainability initiatives. Individuals new to the sustainability field will gain a solid understanding of triple-bottom-line thinking and sustainable operations. Small- to mid-size business entrepreneurs who want to integrate best practices for sustainability into their strategic planning and operations will find it suits their needs.

Students complete three required courses and one elective from the MBA in Sustainability curriculum. The courses are offered during the MBA in Sustainability’s weekend program (five weekends per semester) and weekdays (weekly classes held from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.) The certificate program can be completed in two to three semesters.

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About Antioch University New England (AUNE)
Antioch University New England offers highly respected doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs in education, environmental studies, management and psychology. Located in Keene, New Hampshire, this unique institution serves approximately one thousand students each year. Our graduates have gone on to be leaders of positive change, working toward a more just and sustainable society. Founded in 1964, Antioch University New England is the oldest of Antioch University’s graduate campuses. Learn more at: http://www.antiochne.edu.

About Antioch University
Inspired by the work of pioneering educator Horace Mann, Antioch University, a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 institution, provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. With campuses in Keene, New Hampshire, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seattle, and Yellow Springs, Ohio, Antioch University is a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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