Responsible Management, Undergraduate Certificate

Undergraduate students who earn a Responsible Management Certificate will be able to: articulate their own values and show how they would affect morally ambiguous business decisions, especially those that relate to sustainability; apply the principles of People, Planet, Profits; demonstrate knowledge of professional ethical codes of conduct; evaluate global dimensions of sustainability, including corporate malfeasance in poor nations, differential labor and environmental standards; utilize innovation and creativity as a means to build new sustainable entities.

While this certificate can be earned by students in any major, all courses in this certificate can be used as part of the management major; three courses in the certificate can be used in any other business major.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate; Entry Level to Intermediate
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 12 college credits (4 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional and online courses available
  • Average Time to Completion: Three semesters; summers optional

Skills Developed*

  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Professionalism 
  • Communication

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key competencies

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Outreach Coordinator 
  • Community Liaison
  • Ethics Officer

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Dr. R. Kashyap, Chair
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