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SEER Certificate Courses

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Earn a Certificate in Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy

The Certificate in Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Practice allows students to complement their degree with courses and activities that will prepare them to understand the complexities of issues such as sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and ethics and how these tie into producing a superior product that generates financial growth. The SEER certificate has two components: (1) 8 units of course requirements and (2) service requirements and is available in all Graziadio programs.

Course Requirements

Required Course: STGY 645 Responsible Business Practice Capstone (2)

Elective Courses: Six units are selected from the following courses:

Courses Available at a Regional Campus (Calabasas, Encino, Irvine, or West LA):

  • BSCI 635 Leadership and Ethics
  • DESC 636 Project Management
  • DESC 637 Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis
  • ENTR 624 Building a Business Model
  • ENTR 625 Launching a New Venture
  • ENTR 661 Entrepreneurship and the Generation of New Venture Ideas
  • ENTR 662 The Feasibility of New Venture Ideas
  • ISTM 663 Managing DIIS Security, Privacy, and Ethics
  • OTMT 671 Cross-Cultural Management
  • PGBS 693 Global Business Intensive
  • STGY 645 Responsible Business Capstone

Courses Available at the Malibu Campus

  • BSCI 631 Leadership and Organizational Success
  • ECNM 649 Doing Business in Emergine Markets
  • MKTG 677 Consumer Behavior
  • OTMT 618 Designing and Managing International Organizations
  • OTMT 632 Organizational Development in Human Resource Management
  • OTMT 641 The Role of Business in Society
  • OTMT 644 SEER Metrics: Defining and Communicating
  • STGY 640 Social Entreprenuershp
  • STGY 645 Responsible Business Capstone

Courses Available Online

  • BSCI 635 Leadership and Ethics
  • ISTM 624 Databases and Big Data Management
  • ISTM 663 Managing DIIS Security, Privacy and Ethics
  • STGY 645 Responsible Business Capstone

Students who complete: 1) the Entrepreneurship concentration (i.e., ENTR 661, ENTR 662, ENTR 624, ENTR 625), 2) a business plan (as the final deliverable for ENTR 625) that adequately addresses the four SEER macro-values (reviewed by the SEER Committee), and 3) all SEER service requirements (approved by the SEER Committee), will have satisfied the course and service requirements necessary to receive the SEER certificate. All Entrepreneurship courses are SEER certified and the final capstone course for the Entrepreneurship concentration (i.e., ENTR 625) substitutes for STGY 645 as the required course for the SEER certificate.

For complete MBA course descriptions, please see the Graziadio Business School academic catalog.