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 Research Seminar on Sustainability and Energy Management: From Insight to Impact (with Prof. Dr. Rolf Wüstenhagen) is an elective course taught in English that examines basic approaches and concepts in sustainability management in business as well as managerial questions surrounding renewable energy. We examine research and literature on the topic and discuss concepts and frameworks on sustainability management and renewable energy management. Students will also be asked to submit a research paper at the end of the course on a relevant sustainability topic. For questions on doing your doctoral degree with the Chair for Sustainability Management, please feel free to contact us. Master’s Level Asia Compact: Sustainability in Singapore and South-East Asia is taught (in English) as a condensed course taking place over six consecutive days during spring term break, in Singapore. The course focuses on social and environmental sustainability in Singapore and other ASEAN countries, many of which are developing countries. Students are exposed to the unique context of tackling sustainability under conditions of rapid urbanization and changing demographics. The course engages experts from key industries such as building and construction, agri-commodities like palm oil, tourism, transport, airlines, and energy. We also conduct many site visits that give students a unique experience. For more information about this course please contact Tabea Bereuther or Fiona Stappmanns. The course Corporate Sustainability Management is part of the focus area on sustainability in the Master Program in Business Management (MUG). The course (taught in English) starts out by looking at the biggest environmental and social sustainability challenges in the era of the Anthropocene. Students are introduced to key concepts and frameworks in corporate sustainability management and how companies shape strategies and policies to address sustainability. We look at the large-scale influences and drivers for corporate sustainability. Students learn about sustainability in different industries and how to apply business model frameworks for sustainability. The course emphasizes a flipped classroom approach, in which students drive a large part of classroom interaction. For more information about this course please contact Tabea Bereuther or Fiona Stappmanns. Sustainability and Corporate Strategy: Meeting the Energy and Climate Challenges is a CEMS Block Seminar (with Prof. Dr. Rolf Wüstenhagen) is a course taught in the Global Alliance in Management Education which consists of 32 member schools and many corporate and NGO partners, dedicated to preparing future generations of business leaders. The course addresses basic principles and drivers of sustainability, and the strategies companies use to build and develop social, environmental, and economic capital simultaneously. We consider how stakeholders influence companies’ sustainability strategies, and how organizations create new market opportunities in the face of global climate change adaptation and mitigation. How organizations capture value and opportunities from new energy solutions is a key component of this course. For more information about this course please contact Nathalie Dällenbach. Bachelor’s Level The course Social Business Prototyping – From Idea to Project is coordinated by Severin von Hünerbein (taught in German) with the support of the Chair for Sustainability Management. In this course, students learn about social entrepreneurship, leadership and responsible management through hands-on engagement. Students work on their own projects from the ground up to address a global challenge such as climate change, raw material conflicts, racism, social inequality, migration, and so on. The course takes students through an intensive brainstorming and team building process, after which they develop their project idea and engage external experts. The aim is to be ready to implement the project by the end of the course. For more information about this course please contact Severin von Hünerbein.