Dec 02, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RMT 345 - Sustainable Retailing

This course will introduce principles and practices of sustainable retail operations. The course will enable students to provide guidance, leadership and support to retail organizations in the development, implementation, and assessment of successful sustainable operations.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of sustainable development in retailing
  • Analyze the environmental impacts of differing retail management operations and the associated benefits and opportunities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of best practices and processes in sustainable retail operations
  • Evaluate sustainable strategies for working with key stakeholders
  • Evaluate industry claims with respect to environmental dimensions such as certified, organic, fair trade products and practices
  • Apply the techniques for applying cost/benefit analyses to sustainable retail operations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of retail technology innovations that maximize sustainable strategies
  • Create strategies for setting, implementing, and assessing retailing goals for sustainability
  • Identify and analyze job descriptions focused on sustainability within a retail-related operation
  • Self-assess current qualifications to match the identified jobs
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