Graduate Certificate in Responsible Management

The graduate certificate in responsible management (CRM) program is designed to enhance the preparation of students as responsible leaders. Students participate in seminars, projects, courses, and service in a variety of topic areas, including global strategy, ethics, corporate social responsibility, international development, peace, energy, and the environment. These academic opportunities provide students with the knowledge, proficiencies, and skills needed to succeed as leaders in governmental, industry, and consumer oversight.

The CRM program is open only to GW graduate students. Students often begin the CRM program as early as their first semester and at least one year prior to graduation.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including one required 3-credit course, one required 0-credit course, and 9 credits in elective courses.

Required
MBAD 6289Business Ethics and Public Policy
SMPP 6292Co-Curricular Activities in Responsible Management
Electives
9 credits from the following:
DNSC 6401Sustainable Supply Chains
FINA 6290Special Topics (Microfinance: Fin. Services for Poor)
SMPP 6202Business-Government Relations
SMPP 6215Corporate Governance and Ethics
SMPP 6241Global Corporate Responsibility
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Advanced Issues in Sustainable Decision Making)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Clean Technology and Competitive Energy)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Corporate Social Responsibility)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Public Private Partnerships)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Strategy and International Political Economy)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Sustainable and Responsible Investing)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Sustainable Enterprises)
SMPP 6290Special Topics (Worldwide Energy Challenges)
SMPP 6293American Business History
In addition to completing curriculum requirements, students are expected to:
Attend two seminars, panel discussions, conferences, or other events related to the CRM mission, and write a short summary of each event.
Complete 20 hours of extracurricular activities by participating in a qualifying student organization and/or performing community service.