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The Sustainability module introduces lifecycle thinking to product design, as well as the business case for sustainability. Students learn about sustainable product development, cradle-to-cradle lifecycle concepts, life-cycle assessments, nature-inspired design and systems thinking. In addition, students have the opportunity to develop sustainability initiatives for their own workplace and learn how to drive sustainable thinking into product development and the corporation. This course is only open to students in the MS Engineering Management Program.

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript - Bachelor's + 3.0 GPA.

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Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Affiliated With:

  • School of Engineering
  • School of Engineering- Gordon Institute