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I. Sustainability, Responsibility and Managerial Ethics (SRME) Aligned to SDGs (8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13) – Classroom Pedagogy

Sustainability, Responsibility & Managerial Ethics provides business students with the necessary knowledge, tools, skills, and self- perception to become responsible managers. In order to realize these goals, this course provides a very profound overview of the conceptual development of the ield of responsible business and management. The course was started in the year 2018 and has since become one of the foundation courses for all the students who enroll for their management studies in TAPMI, irrespective of their specialization or course. The total irst year batch of over 500 students are given access to this course and integrated into the sustainable way of thinking. The course faculty use innovative methodology to teach the course and ensure that discussion, debates and current information on sustainability are actively used in the classrooms.

Some of the topics covered in the course include –

  • Triple Bottom Line
  • Circular Economy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • All topics are covered with current global and local examples and guest lectures as well as recent events and news are covered along with assignments and discussions to keep students abreast of the latest in sustainability and the business world.

II. Society, Environment, Values And Attitudes (SEVA) aligned to SDGs (1, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11) – Live Action Pedagogy

Society, Environment, Values and Attitudes is a 2-credit course that is entirely live project based. SEVA is a core foundation course at TAPMI which aims at introducing all business students at TAPMI to the precepts of sustainability through the lens of the Triple Bottom Line. Clients of the SEVA projects range from social entrepreneurs, women micro- entrepreneurs, sustainability experts, non-governmental organisations, local government bodies to corporates and waste management institutions, to name a few. SEVA introduces students to live, functioning NGOs, enterprises and individuals who are creating / attempting to create superior societal/ environmental value. Students spend between 75-100 hours on the ground, in class and self-learning mode, to devise solutions to management issues faced by small and micro-entrepreneurs, NGOs, the district administration, corporates and other relevant actors.