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Unit details

MPM704 - Managing for Environmental Sustainability

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Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 3 (B-block mode, X)

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

M Taghian

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

The on-campus classes for this unit will be taught in block mode.  Further details will be advised on DSO. Students enrolled in both on and off campus mode are able to attend the seminars.

 

Block mode dates:

  • Thursday 24 November, 9am to 6.00pm
  • Friday 25 November, 9am to 6.00pm
  • Thursday 8 December, 9am to 6.00pm
  • Friday 9 December, 9am to 6.00pm

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

Managing for environmental Sustainability is designed to give students an integrated understanding of environmental sustainability issues as they relate to business management. The unit will provide managers with a conceptual framework for analysing and developing a strategic response to environmental issues and an understanding of the potential business case for sustainability. An integrated overview of human, business and ecological sustainability is presented during the course. Students will address a series of environmental issues and analyse case studies.  A problem-based learning approach will guide students to examine critically current business principles and practices as they relate to environmental sustainability.

Assessment

Group assignment 1500 words 30%, individual project report 5000 words 70%

 

From Trimester 3 2011:

Assignment 1 3000 words 40%, Assignment 2 4500 words 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1135$1135$1135$2572$3212

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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