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MMM233 - Business and the Environment

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

0.125

Unit chair:

TBA

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access.  You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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%

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