Nachhaltigkeit und Betriebswirtschaftslehre

Lehrende/Lecturer/s: Lecturers of the commission sustainability management in the VHB
Zeitraum/Time period: Anytime
Credit Points: 3 CP
Workload: 90 hours
Sprache/Language: deutsch
VAK-Nr./Course No.: eGS-VA-NHB-09
Anbieter/Supplier: VAN & eGS
Lizenz/License: CC BY
Open course

Content of the Course

In business management practice, the necessity of integrating social, ecological and economic concerns is widely recognized. The course summarizes the state of development of sustainable business administration to date and in this way provides practical expertise and design options in companies. It is made for all those who either want to get a very systematic overview of how business administration approaches the topic of sustainability management; it is also suitable for those who want to get a quick insight into very specific lines of connection in business administration to the topic of sustainability.

Acquisition of Competences

They understand sustainable thinking and action and have an awareness of the need to integrate social, ecological and economic concerns. You have knowledge of various areas of business administration and their research and design approaches to sustainability. In addition, you will recognize the current state of development of sustainable business administration and have an awareness of the possibilities for shaping sustainable corporate management.

Exam Information

To receive a certificate of achievement and credit points, you must complete the course with an electronic exam. You can choose the examination date freely from several examination times in the semester. The examination takes place in presence.

  • Students of the University of Bremen take their exams in the university's test center.
  • Students from partner universities of the Virtual Academy of Sustainability take their exams on dates at their home university.

Target Group

The course is open to students of all disciplines. The offer is especially addressed to students of the University of Bremen and students of the partner universities of the Virtual Academy Sustainability. The content is designed as OER (Open Educational Resources) and therefore available for all interested parties. In principle, the learning videos can also be used in non-university settings. Thus, learners from other groups (e.g. companies) also have the opportunity to benefit from them.

Lecturers of the Course

The event was produced with lecturers from the Commission on Sustainability Management in the Association of University Teachers of Business Administration.

Course Management

This course is managed by the eGeneral Studies team and the team of the Virtual Academy of Sustainability. If you have any questions, please contact:

  • (for students of the University of Bremen)
  • (for students of the Virtual Academy Sustainability)


This course is a self-paced course. It takes place only online; you can start with the course at any time.


None, Course for basic knowledge