MSc Global Business & Sustainability

Who is this programme for?

This programme is designed for ambitious young bachelor graduates who want to be part of the solution to today’s sustainability challenges facing business and society; a new generation of leaders with the capacity to think critically about business strategies and develop new sustainable business models for the future. 

This programme brings students into close contact with the global frontrunners in corporate sustainability, with governmental organisations and with the non-profit sector. Our graduates are equipped for an international business career with meaningful impact in a wide variety of sectors.

What does this programme offer?

RSM believes that business is the main force to scaling-up our global sustainability efforts to create a safe and just operating space for humanity and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  

This programme examines how businesses create proactive strategies to deal with issues such as resource scarcity and climate threats, and innovate new ways of creating and delivering value to become sustainability solutions providers.  You will learn how firms can embed sustainability into the core of their international operations, work collaboratively to tackle grand challenges, and implement new circular and inclusive business models. 

You will take a practical and critical approach to sustainability issues to form an understanding of how global firms can effectively manage their social and natural capital dependencies, and unlock new opportunities for competitive advantage. This programme considers the theoretical core of what is managing for sustainability, while also exploring the latest cutting-edge advancements of practice including how new social enterprises are changing the face of industries.

This master programme offers you the latest knowledge and ideas of sustainable business through a blend of theoretical perspectives and interactive learning such as live business cases, critical debate, simulations and field visits.

The MSc Global Business & Sustainability was rated as a ‘Top Programme’ by the Keuzegids Masters 2019 (an independent Dutch study choice guide).