Dorothy A Paun
Introduction to business concepts relating to finance, accounting, and international business in the context of environmental resource management. Offered: WS.
The professor, a former stockbroker, will discuss: 1) finance and accounting fundamentals; 2) corporate environmental and social responsibility performance; 3) stock markets and investing; 4) financial statement and sustainability report analyses; 5) "triple bottom line" sustainability assessment (financial, environmental, and social).
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures, financial exercises, and in class mentoring exercises.
No prerequisites. This is an introductory course about business from an environmental and social responsibility perspective. Both non-business and business majors may take this course.
Class assignments and grading
Assessing triple bottom line corporate sustainability performance(financial, environmental, and social responsibility performance).
Sustainability performance assignment, video case study feedback, and a final exam.