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LB5203 - Sustainable Enterprise

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
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.
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Combinations:
BU5110

Availabilities

Townsville, Block, Study Period 4
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching 22-Mar-2019 to 31-Mar-2019 (6-9pm Fri 22nd, 9-5pm Sat 23rd & Sun 24th March and 6-9pm Fri 29th, 9-5pm Sat 30th & Sun 31st March 2019)
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturers: Dr Tingzhen Chen, Professor Philip Pearce.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: Mr Luke Spiller.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturers: Mr Ian Kirkwood, Mr Luke Spiller.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturers: Mr Ian Kirkwood, Mr Luke Spiller.
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
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

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.