The unit applies the concept of sustainability to contemporary business organisations by examining a range of innovative environmental and social management tools.
Topic 1: Business, Society and Stakeholders
Topic 2: Ethics, CSR and Governance
Topic 3: Sustainable Economics
Topic 4: Sustainable Business Models
Topic 5: Climate Change and Global Environment
Topic 6: Sustainability Accounting and Finance
Topic 7: Marketing and Consumption
Topic 8: Sustainable Production
Topic 9: Strategy and HRM
Topic 10: Global Development and Social Business
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||compile a diverse array of academic resources relevant to sustainable business||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|2||expose the traditional business functions of marketing, HRM, accounting, economics, supply chain management and management strategy to the sustainability paradigm||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||evaluate the relevance of sustainability as a primary corporate goal||Intellectual rigour|
|4||apply the new models of sustainable business to transform unsustainable business into sustainable organisations||Creativity|
|5||contrast ethical and sustainable organisations with conventional business organisations.||Ethical practice|
- Moscardo, G, Lamberton G & Wells, G, et al. , 2013, Sustainability in Australian business: principles and practice, John Wiley & Sons, Milton.
- Moscardo, G, Lamberton, G & Wells, G, et al. , 2013, Sustainability in Australian business: principles and practice, John Wiley & Sons, Milton.
Teaching and assessment
China - TUST
|Workshop online 1.5 hours (10 weeks)|
Singapore - MDIS
|Structured online learning|
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