Sustainability, social responsibility and ethics are key core elements of the Griffith Business School curriculum

The Centre is integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into the teaching curriculum and collaborates with the MBA program to ensure its focus on sustainability. The Centre also convenes the Major in Sustainable Business, which provides students with the skills and knowledge base necessary to manage the sustainability needs of organisations, and develop the analytical, communication and decision-making skills to implement sustainable business solutions.

The Centre maintains involvement with key organisations that help guide learning and teaching sustainability at Griffith Business School, including:

A PhD in Sustainability at Griffith

The Centre can assist in finding the right supervisor for your potential PhD. Make sure to find out eligibility requirements before you talk to us. Contact Dr Rob Hales at for more information about developing your research proposal and finding a supervisor at Griffith University.

Course offerings

Bachelor of Business

Sustainable Business Major

In an era where companies are regularly 'named and shamed' for environmental or human rights abuses, companies are recognising that sustainable business practices can help them rise above the competition and stay there.

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Master of Business Administration

Completing our MBA will equip you with responsible leadership skills and a thorough understanding of sustainable business practices, so you will be confident to respond to constant changes in the business world on any career path you choose.

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Master of Global Development

In a world where change is the only constant, the Master of Global Development will give you a deep understanding of policy, politics, people and power in the modern world. This degree was developed to align with the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, created to address the world's most pressing challenges.

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Professional Development

The Centre hosts several professional development courses aimed at equipping students with the skills and knowledge of basic sustainability principles. Other courses include a masterclass on circular economy and the opportunity to intern at the centre.

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Higher Degree by Research

Do you have a research idea or are you interested in undertaking research in sustainable enterprise? Contact Dr Rob Hales for assistance with finding a topic and supervisor.

Industry Placements

Griffith Business School’s Work-integrated learning (WIL) program offers undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research students the opportunity to participate in a range of learning experiences including industry-led projects, community-focussed and virtual internships that allow you to apply your knowledge, increase your employability and provide valuable career development opportunities.

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Sustainability Executive Education

The Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise has hosted executive education program including Circular Economy Leadership and Organisational Strategy for Sustainable Development Goals. Stay tuned in 2021 for new programs to be announced.

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PhD candidates completed in the area of sustainability at Griffith University

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