Sustainability in Food - MBA module Food & Innovation

In short

  • Breukelen
  • September 5 2019
  • 3 x 2 days
  • 6-8 uur per week (excl. colleges)
  • Dutch
  • € 6,395 (VAT exempt)

Sustainability in Food

A proactive and strategic approach is essential for sustainable entrepreneurship, particularly in the food sector. Our module Sustainability in Food assists you in discovering and creating opportunities for sustainable value creation within your organization.

We take an in-depth look into the effects and risks of the food industry's activities on people and the environment, and how we can create and utilize chances for innovation.

What will you get out of it?

  • Understanding of the consequences and risks of economic activities within the food industry on people and the environment
  • Insight in interesting and sustainable innovation opportunities
  • Working on your personal growth while contributing to a sustainable food sector
  • A certificate that proves you have successfully completed the module
  • Content matching the participants' work practice
  • Developing by learning from each other
  • Modular program design

What are you going to do?

The module Sustainability in Food focuses on new business opportunities to create sustainable value within your organization. There are three blocks:

  • Why do we need disruptive innovation for a sustainable future
  • Using sustainability as an opportunity for disruptive innovation
  • Leading organizational change and disruptive innovation

Create your own MBA

We understand combining work, study and personal life can be quite a challenge. That is why we have developed a modular MBA program. You create your own MBA and follow one or more modules or a complete MBA (containing a minimum of two specialization modules, six core modules, the international study trip and the MBA thesis).

If you only want to do this module, we are happy to accommodate you too!

Want to know more about the content of the module or our Modular MBA program? Attend an experience session. For personalized advice please contact our program advisors via +31 346 291 001 or

Admission and application

To be eligible for the module Sustainability in Food you need:

  • At least five years' work experience as (general) manager or in an influential/strategic position
  • Proven minimum bachelor's level of work and/or education
  • Affinity with the agrifood sector
  • Sufficient knowledge of English

Experience session

If you are interested in this module, please join us for an experience session. This allows you to familiarize yourself with the course content and attend a trial lecture. You will also meet current and past participants so you have the opportunity to find out how they combined our program with busy jobs and social lives.

You can also contact us at any time for a personal consultation; we are happy to advise you and answer any questions you may have.


Block 1
5 September 2019 - 09:00-22:00 incl. dinner
6 September 2019 - 09:00-17:00

Block 2
2 October 2019 - 09:00-22:00 incl. dinner
3 October 2019 - 09:00-17:00

Block 3
27 November 2019 - 09:00-22:00 incl. dinner
28 November 2019 - 09:00-17:00

Apply now

Have you become excited about Nyenrode's module Sustainability in Food? Apply now!

After your application has been received, we will send you an email outlining what we need to complete your registration.

What are the costs?

Your investment for this module is € 6,395. This amount is exempt from VAT and includes access to all of Nyenrode's physical and virtual student facilities as well as food and drink on course days. Hotel accommodations are not included in the price and can be booked separately.


The costs of this module are tax deductible.

All amounts and terms are indicative (excluding additional costs, unless otherwise stated) and subject to periodic changes.