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LB5203 - Sustainable Enterprise

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject examines contested meanings of sustainability; integrated models of sustainability (economic, environmental, social and cultural); the growth of the sustainability movement; measuring sustainability (metrics and management); sustainability as seen through the ecoadvantage model - that is how enterprises can build returns, reduce costs, limit risks and build reputations; international and cross-cultural perspectives on sustainability; how to change and foster good corporate sustainable practices and issues in the communication of sustainability.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand relationships between sustainability, government policies and enterprise strategies;
  • understand contemporary approaches to measuring and reporting the outcomes of enterprise sustainability strategies;
  • recognise and understand the linkages between sustainability, value creation, risk and effective use of global resources;
  • understand and critically evaluate sustainability and sustainable development concepts and issues.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50%)
  • assignments (50%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
BU5110

Availabilities

Townsville, Intensive, Study Period 4
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Face to face teaching 20-Mar-2020 to 29-Mar-2020 (6-9pm Fri 20th, 9-5pm Sat 21st & Sun 22nd March and 6-9pm Fri 27th, 9-5pm Sat 28th & Sun 29th March 2020)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 06-Aug-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 09-Apr-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 03-Dec-2020
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.