Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

Green Business Simulation Lab, ENGRG 3030 1-credit course

Green Business Simulation: Run your own company!

This course is not currently being offered - we will keep you posted of future dates.

In this lab you’ll have an opportunity to experience what it is like to be part of an Executive Team. You and your teammates will be immersed in running a company, each playing a key role in your Executive Management Team. You will shape your company’s strategic direction, implement your plans and get feedback on your performance. The course will focus on leadership behaviors with real-time coaching throughout the class. In addition, The Green Business Lab will give you a comprehensive introduction to sustainable business while you address the most pressing problems arising from environmental and social issues facing organizations today. All companies in the industry will be competing with each other for market leadership in this fast-paced and dynamic experience.

The Spring 2014 Green Business Lab session was recently featured in the Cornell Chronicle. Check it out here.


The class is conducted over three sessions plus an orientation class. Between classes your team will have homework to do in reviewing performance results and preparing for the next business cycle. During business cycle three, your team will make a live presentation to your company Board of Directors about your company’s strategy and performance. Here is your opportunity to gain valuable experience and insight into the world of sustainable business.