Teaching by the Chair for Sustainability Management The following courses are offered by the Chair for Sustainability Management. The following courses are offered by the Chair for Sustainability Management. Detailed information can be found on the "Serviceportal" of the University of St.Gallen. Ph.D. Level Ph.D. seminar: Issues and Projects in Sustainability Management (with Prof. Dr. Rolf Wüstenhagen): This elective course examines basic approaches and concepts in sustainability management in business as well as managerial questions surrounding renewable energy. By examining original texts (particularly in English), the questions involving the relationship between sustainability and economic success, concepts of sustainability management and the orientation of sustainability strategies will be explored in depth, including with respect to innovation and energy management.. Ph.D. student seminar Introduction to Scientific Theory and Methods: Research concepts (with Prof. Dr. Torsten Tomczak): The Ph.D. student seminar is dedicated to the conceptual and methodical design of Ph.D. projects and is in line with the systematic stages of the research process: The central question, concept, research methods, and composition of the work For questions on doctorate appointments in the Chair for Sustainability Management, please feel free to contact us. Master’s Level The course Entrepreneurial Sustainability Management is part of the focus area in Corporate Sustainability Management in the Master Program in Business Management. It is only offered in German. It starts from the major sustainability challenges for economy and society and covers the consequences for business and management. It gives a broad introduction into the purpose of business and into the management challenges on a strategic and operational level. The course aims at clarifying the possibilities and impacts of a sustainable entrepreneurship. It is highly interactive to develop the students’ capacity for active engagement and reflectivity. The course Strategies for Sustainable Development is part of the Master Program’s in Business Management focus area in Corporate Sustainability Management. It is only offered in German. The course takes big sustainability issues for economy and society as a starting point, but addresses them on a local level. It involves the understanding of complex and controversial problems and possible approaches to solve them, by working with stakeholders. The students work in teams and learn to deal with different perspectives, interests and goals. The course introduces and applies collaboratories as an innovative form of learning and collectively developing solutions for complex problems. It is an action-oriented and experiental form of learning based on learning from practical experiences made during the course. (Course Syllabus) Bachelor’s Level Elective course in Sustainability Management and Marketing (with Prof. Dr. Frank-Martin Belz, TU Munich): The seminar examines the approaches used in modern sustainability management and marketing as one part of general management responsibilities, as they have evolved as a reaction to ecological and social challenges in business management and in the course of current debate surrounding sustainability. The seminar provides an overview of the current state of scientific knowledge as well as a current look at the responsibilities and solutions required in business practice. In the Integration Seminar the Bachelor’s Level students in their final semester work on a current practical issue together with and for a partner from practice. The topics and the partners selected will typically come from the field of responsibility and sustainability.