SUSTAINABILITY AND WELL-BEING GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
Focus on the principles of sustainability related to workplace well-being with this joint online offering of the Sustainable Management and Health and Wellness Management graduate degree programs, in partnership with UW-Extended Campus. This program was created for adult students of all ages and backgrounds to learn specialized skills and knowledge that empowers you to make a difference in a rewarding career.
4 COURSES. 12 CREDITS. 100% ONLINE.
Learn the fundamentals of sustainability and well-being, behavior and development of organizations, and the principles of corporate social responsibility through four courses. This joint offering of the UW Extended Campus Sustainable Management and Health and Wellness management degree programs offers you the opportunity to apply this certificate toward the master's degree, should you choose to enroll as a degree-seeking student in either program.
SMGT 750 | The Built Environment
Explore how the built environment came to be, and how it intersects with human needs such as water, air, food, waste, transportation, healthcare, and education. You
will evaluate community design and what a sustainable community looks like, and study related technologies while evaluating alternatives and discussing unintended consequences. This course will include case studies.
SMGT 780 | Corporate Social Responsibility
Dig into corporate social responsibility as we evaluate risks and potential impacts in decision making, recognizing the links between the success of an organization and the well-being of a community. Explore ways to integrate corporate social responsibility throughout an organization by creating metrics and communicating CSR policies internally and externally, and take a hard look at the development of best practices in an organization pertaining to corporate social responsibility.
HWM 700 | Contemporary Health and Wellness Perspectives
Examine health and wellness concepts and probe foundational thinking associated with the contemporary health and wellness field. Expectations and development of the wellness professional will be explored.
HWM 770 | Behavior and Development in Organizations
Study organizations, their members, and analyze why people and groups behave as they do. Processes and methods that improve behavior, effectiveness, and efficiency in organizational settings will be examined. The course will
also cover various methods for assessing organizational behavior and change.
Professor of Geosciences
Dr. Skalbeck is a Professor of Geosciences and the Academic Director for the Master of Science in Sustainable Management program. He earned his B.A. in geology from Gustavus Adolphus College, M.S. in geology/geophysics from Western Washington University, and Ph.D. in hydrogeology from University of Nevada-Reno. Dr. Skalbeck spent over 10 years as a groundwater consultant specializing in soil and groundwater contamination and remediation. His current research includes modeling of gravity and magnetic data for hydrogeologic applications, wetlands characterization, and water quality of beaches.