The online Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainable Family Enterprise requires 9 credits: 6 credits in required coursework and 3 credits in an additional course of the student's choosing. Required courses, Sustainable Family Enterprise I and II (BUS 6450 and BUS 6360), must be taken in sequence.  The additional course may be taken at any time.  The next scheduled course offerings are outlined below. 

Required Courses (6 Credits)

  • BUS 6450 Sustainable Family Enterprise I – The Best Practices
  • BUS 6360 Sustainable Family Enterprise II – The Next Practices

Additional Course (3 Credits)

  • BUS 6420 Integrating Sustainability in New Business Models
  • BUS 6460 Leading Sustainable Enterprise
  • BUS 6550 Sustainable Marketing
  • BUS 6670 Accounting and Reporting for ESG
  • BUS 6700 Green Operations and Supply Chains
  • BUS 6880 Finance for Sustainable Enterprise

Schedule of courses offered through Spring 2025

SemesterDatesCourses Offered
Summer (Term B)June 17 - August 9, 2024BUS 6420
Fall (Term A)August 25 - October 15, 2024BUS 6700
Fall (Term B)October 16 - December 13, 2024BUS 6450
(Terms to be determined)
January 13 - May 2, 2025BUS 6460, BUS 6550, BUS 6670












What: Certificate of Graduate Study in Sustainable Family Enterprise
Application deadline: Rolling
Start Date: Rolling. See course schedule and sample programs for options.
Certificate Tuition:
Note: GSB certificates have one set of tuition values, see here
Credits: 9 credits
Duration: Can be completed in as little as six months
Accreditation: Graduate Certificate
Learning Format: Online