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BMGT 301

Business and Sustainability

Course overview

Grow your appreciation of sustainability in business covering theory, practical implementation, goal-setting, measuring and monitoring across business operations and supply chains.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Introduction to Management, BMGT-101 BMGT-101R

or

pre-requisite

  • Principles of Management, BMGT-116

or

pre-requisite

  • The Global Business Environment, COMM-110

and

  • a minimum of 30 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 30 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

and

  • restriction Environmental Management Systems, ERST-312

Credits 15
Domestic fees $741.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain the various drivers and barriers for businesses’ transformation toward sustainable practices.
  2. Outline the various methods and tools that can be applied to facilitate a business’ transformation to towards sustainable
  3. Apply these methods and tools, together with appropriate measurement and monitoring processes.
  4. Compile recommendations to steer a business onto a pathway towards transformation using sustainable practices.
  5. Effectively anticipate and track the impacts on all stakeholders, the environment and society.
  6. Acknowledge the importance of being a self-reliant and reliable member of the business team.

Course examiners

Wim de Koning

Dr Wim de Koning

Professional Teaching Fellow

Department of Global Value Chains and Trade

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