Unit aim

The unit applies the concept of sustainability to contemporary business organisations by examining a range of innovative environmental and social management tools.

Unit content

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

Learning outcomes

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

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • Moscardo, G, Lamberton, G & Wells, G, et al. , 2013, Sustainability in Australian business: principles and practice, John Wiley & Sons, Milton.

Session 2

  • Moscardo, G, Lamberton, G & Wells, G, et al. , 2013, Sustainability in Australian business: principles and practice, John Wiley & Sons, Milton.

Session 3

  • Moscardo, G, Lamberton, G & Wells, G, et al. , 2013, Sustainability in Australian business: principles and practice, John Wiley & Sons, Milton.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

China - TUST

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Workshop on-site
Assessment
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Online

Teaching method
Workshop online 1.5 hours (10 weeks)
Assessment
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Singapore - MDIS

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Report75%
Report25%
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