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MPM704 - Managing for Environmental Sustainability

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Enrolment modes:

(B-Block, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 3

EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

M Taghian

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MPT704

Contact hours:

Unit is taught face to face intensively in blocks during the trimester; for example, classes are not held on a weekly basis. Attendance is required at the following times:

 

Thursday 22 November

Friday 23 November

Thursday 6 December

Friday 7 December

 

Note: As this unit is offered in block mode, it may impact on some international students’ enrolment.  It is the student’s responsibility to monitor their enrolment. 

Note:

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

 

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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

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
$1178$1178$1178$2675$3340

* 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
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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