|Brisbane - The Hotel School||Session 2,3||Session 2,3|
|Melbourne - The Hotel School||Session 2,3||Session 2,3|
|Sydney - The Hotel School||Session 2,3||Session 2,3|
Examines the concept of sustainability from environmental , economic, social- cultural and historical perspectives. Students are introduced to sustainability issues facing the Tourism and Hospitality industries and strategic solutions are explored . Topics covered include environmental externalities, social entrepreneurship , eco-design and sustainable development as a business priority.
Topic 1: Defining sustainability from a historical, environmental, economic and socio-cultural perspective.
Topic 2: Corporate social responsibility, corporate governance and social entrepreneurship.
Topic 3: Externalities of hotel operations and environmental accounting
Topic 4: Water, energy and waste management
Topic 5: Sustainability and the hospitality customer experience
Topic 6: Environmental management systems and certification
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of sustainability and sustainable development concepts and issues||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||evaluate the positive and negative environmental externalities within hospitality and tourism operations||Intellectual rigour|
|3||analyse sustainability as an integral component of business strategies and operations||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|4||propose solutions to the challenges facing tourism and hospitality industries in managing sustainability||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
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Teaching and assessment
Brisbane - The Hotel School
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