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.
|MBAD 6289||Business Ethics and Public Policy|
|9 credits from the following:|
|DNSC 6401||Sustainable Supply Chains|
|FINA 6290||Special Topics (Microfinance: Fin. Services for Poor)|
|IAFF 6138||Special Topics in International Development Studies (M&E for Foreign Assistance Programs)|
|IBUS 6402||Managing in Developing Countries|
|MGT 6285||Social Entrepreneurship|
|MGT 6290||Special Topics (Global Entrepreneurship)|
|PPPA 6085||Special Topics in Public Policy|
|PUBH 6004||Environmental and Occupational Health in a Sustainable World|
|SMPP 6202||Business-Government Relations|
|SMPP 6210||Strategic Environmental Management|
|SMPP 6211||Corporate Environmental Management in Developing Nations|
|SMPP 6215||Corporate Governance and Ethics|
|SMPP 6216||Public Policy, Governance, and the Global Market|
|SMPP 6218||Topics in Business and Society|
|SMPP 6241||Global Corporate Responsibility|
|SMPP 6290||Special Topics (Public Private Partnerships)|
|SMPP 6290||Special Topics (Strategic Management & Environmental Analysis Within a Development Context)|
|SMPP 6290||Special Topics (Strategy, Global Markets and Politics)|
|SMPP 6290||Special Topics (Sustainable and Responsible Investing)|
|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; and,
Complete a research paper that examines one or more CSR issues as described in a corporation's sustainability report. The research project is submitted as a 10-page paper and a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation.