Course description

Climate change and environmental degradation transformed sustainability into a strategic priority for automotive organizations. The Automotive Sustainability course aims to prepare students to be ready to deal with the most crucial social and environmental issues faced by the automotive industry. The course uses real-life case studies of social and environmental leadership to demonstrate the efficacy of good sustainable business decisions, and illustrates the negative ramifications of outdated, purely economic-driven managerial decision-making in the automotive industry. The course provides students with comprehensive and balanced frameworks, tools, and methods to integrate sustainable business policies into all automotive core business functions and processes including leadership, finance, accounting, risk management, marketing, supply chain management, and operation.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AUTO8000 AUTO8020

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery