This course, open to third and fourth-year students from all Faculties and Schools at Queen’s, focuses on the functions and responsibilities of managers at all levels to develop effective sustainability practices. Students will be part of an interdisciplinary team that will choose projects to present to the class on (a) innovative approaches to sustainability problems and (b) applying sustainability practices to an organization of their choice. Guest lecturers will present their hands-on experiences, and there are tours of sustainability applications in the community. Emphasis will be placed on transferable skills in assessing, promoting, and achieving sustainable practices for organizations of all sizes that will be useful regardless of Faculty, School, or discipline.
This course is restricted to students enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of their program.
NOTE: This course counts as credit towards the Certificate in Social Impact.