SMGT 760 Geopolitical Systems–Decision Making for Sustainability on Local, State, and National Levels

This course is an examination of decision making and public policy for sustainability at the national, state, and local levels, with emphasis on the social, economic, and political factors affecting decisions within both the public and private sectors. Attention is given to formal American policymaking processes, informal grassroots activities and consensus building, public engagement with sustainability decisions, corporate sustainability actions and reporting, the promise of public-private partnerships and collaborative decision making, and practical examples of how decision making fosters effective transitions to sustainability goals at all levels.

SMGT 760 course syllabus

Semesters Offered: Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2024

Credits: 3

Degree Level: Master's

Course Track: Core Courses