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For Hospitality Management students concerned with conservation and sustainable practices, a concentration in Sustainability Management provides a holistic sustainability hospitality education. Maintaining a “green” profile and operating in an eco-friendly manner is more crucial than ever for businesses in the tourism and hospitality industries.
As you study sustainability management you will learn how to operate across all sectors of hospitality with a niche skillset that will make you an invaluable asset to any organization. This concentration by nature, prepares students for careers all across the industry: alumni have gone on to work in convention centers, hotels, restaurants, food and beverage management, operations management, and more.
Sample courses include:
Foundations for Success in Sustainable Hospitality
This course covers the fundamentals of building a case for sustainability practices by drawing from case studies and real-life examples and evidence to support your findings. Techniques on securing buy-in and support from customers, colleagues, vendors and management are explored.
Global Resource Management and Environmental Regulations
Discover how sustainability management policies affect your operation costs and reputation around the globe. Topics of discussion include chemical and substance bans, water use restrictions, carbon caps, municipal waste ordinances and other environmental regulations that affect the hospitality sector.
Certifications, Eco-labels, Standards and Awards
Effectively position your future hospitality business for the “green” market by learning the all-new ISO and APEX-ASTM standards and applications in this essential course. This course also covers popular certifications and eco-labels including Energy Star©, Green Seal©, and LEED®.
Research, Analytics, Metrics, and Reporting for Sustainability
Perfect the art of managing sustainability performance in this course by examining core processes for goal setting, research, analysis and reporting. Track outcomes of your sustainability hospitality methods by using public indices like the Global Reporting Initiative and the Carbon Disclosure Project to benchmark your progress.
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