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Unit details

MPT704 - Managing for Environmental Sustainability

Note: You are seeing the 2012 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Offering information:

Not offered in 2012.

Enrolment modes:

(Tour)

Offerings:

Trimester 2 (as part of a study tour to Malaysia)

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Taghian
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MPM704

Note:

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

Content

This unit 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 (individual) 3000 words 40%, assignment 2 (individual) 4500 words 60%

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