BUSM 7020 Creating Sustainable Organisations
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200853
Coordinator Robert Perey Opens in new window
Description 'Creating Sustainable Organisations' explores new pathways to sustainability and leadership for the 21st Century, encouraging continual reflection and discussion on the nature and implications of current debates on environmental and social issues. It examines different models and strategies designed to balance the need for business growth with responsiveness to social and environmental issues. 'Creating Sustainable Organisations' provides students with the skills to lead in ways that will enable them to be active participants in the solution to the planet's environmental and social problems.
Discipline Organisation Management
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Equivalent Subjects LGYA 8728 - Creating Sustainable Organisations
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate Business program or 3693 Master of Engineering.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the meaning and key principles underpinning the notion of sustainability;
- Explain the benefits and importance of creating sustainable organisations in ways that are appropriate to influence business decision-makers;
- Make recommendations on processes for the introduction of sustainability in business, organisations, including processes to foster leadership for sustainability;
- Apply appropriate models and frameworks for sustainability practice and decision-making in organisations;
- Identify the benefits of sustainability for both business and society and demonstrate that appreciation through reflective analysis.
- what is sustainability?
- The business case for sustainability
- leadership and sustainability
- sustainability Models
- Measuring and Reporting sustainability
- strategic sustainability
- social sustainability
- sustainability and The Global environment
- The future of sustainability
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Case Study||1,500 words||40||N||Individual|
|Simulation||15 minutes; 1,000 words||30||N||Group|
- Book of Readings (compilation of various relevant materials)
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