“BGI is a wonderful learning community–it fosters a collaborative mindset in its students that is essential for our society to evolve in a positive way.”
Sheri Flies, Merchandising Manager at Costco
In addition to our MBA programs, BGI awards a variety of certiﬁcates for graduate credit. These include both a fundamentals of sustainable business program and industry focused programs. Each certificate delves deep into the unique opportunities and challenges in sustainability in some of the core industry sectors that are changing business for good.
BGI’s Certificate in Sustainable Built Environment explores the systemic, philosophical and historical forces that have given rise to the field, and examines technological, political and economic forces shaping its current and future development, providing a solid overview of the trends favoring a shift to a more sustainable built environment.
BGI’s Certificate in Sustainable Energy Solutions provides an overview of the terms, concepts, technologies and framework needed to take a concept or idea for a new venture through the final steps to making the “pitch” in the sustainable energy marketplace.
BGI’s Certificate in Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems offers an integrated examination of food systems in the U.S. and the broader movement toward sustainable practices, innovation and whole-systems development.