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Unit details

MMM233 - Business and the Environment

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

TBA

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (Online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit explores how sustainability issues affect businesses, as well as the strategies that organisations can use to integrate environmental considerations into their planning. Students will be provided with an overview of environmental, social and economic issues affecting business decisions and operations. Applied academic research and case studies will be used to inform students of recent responses to sustainability. Students will have the opportunity to examine and critique both sustainable and unsustainable behaviours and practice in our society.

Assessment

Written assignment 1 1500 words 20%

Written assignment 2 3000 words 30%

Examination 2 hours 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2672$2837

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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