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Embedding sustainability into main corporate functions Embedding sustainability into main corporate functions

Program overview

The world is changing with increasing speed and turbulence. We are reaching ‘tipping points’ or ‘thresholds’ beyond which a safe and just space for humanity can no longer be achieved. Linked to the Sustainable Development Goals, the Planetary Boundaries and the Donut Economy have become reference frameworks. This course will explore why and how companies can transform themselves to operate within the Planetary boundaries and the Donut Economy, through embedding sustainability in their core business and transforming the main corporate functions: strategy, finance, supply chain management and marketing with a new sustainability perspective.

Executive Short Program Embedding sustainability into main corporate functions

Format: 3 days In-class; 1 day Online
Duration: 4 days
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 5700 €*
Place: France

The program is aimed at:

This program targets managers and leaders who want to make a difference and be actors of sustainability: either through classical functions (which can be strategy, corporate finance, operations , marketing, etc.), or as sustainability manager or leader. It targets also consultants, who want to contribute to sustainable transformation of their client companies.

 

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* Net price, HEC Paris is not subject to VAT. Prices, dates, faculty, and program content are subject to change.

Objectives

 

Master a more systemic view of sustainability, analyzing multiple perspectives


Understand what sustainability requires in terms of transformation for 4 major disciplines: strategy, finance, supply chain and marketing

Program


  • Implications of today’s megatrends
  • Traditional strategy frameworks to be revisited
  • Shift from a shareholder centric to a stakeholder centric strategy
  • Understanding the main models and scenarios
  • Approaches, plans, and methods to draw low carbon strategies
  • Investors perspective and motivations
  • Positions of the different types of investors, investment decisions and performance measure
  • Innovative financial tools
  • Role of analytics in Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM)
  • Sustainability principles applications
  • Role of transparency, analytics, & data
  • Future trends and role of cognitive analytics
  • Drivers of “sustainable consumption”
  • Developing sustainable products and services, with purpose
  • Transition toward a sustainable brand strategy and brand portfolio
  • New trends in BtoB

Academic director

Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot - HEC Paris
Executive Director of the Inclusive Economy Center

Pedagogy and Evaluations

Pédagogy :

Very diverse learning methods characterize the program : theory, practical cases, exercises, simulations, application within your own company, sharing of practices, co-development... Some preparation can be required before the modules, like the reading and preparation of case studies.

Evaluations

Participants will be assessed through essays on case studies or reflections; through group presentations and simulations.

Capitalization   capitalisation certificat  

This Short Executive Program is eligible for capitalization towards the Executive Certificate Strategizing Sustainable Business Transformation

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This program is accessible for people with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements or to obtain the Public Accessibility Register.

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Contact

Rodolphe ZOUBEIDI
Program advisor Sustainability