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LB5203 - Sustainable Enterprise

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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 6
Census Date 26-Jun-2014
Face to face teaching 13-Jun-2014 to 06-Jul-2014 (Fri 13/6 6pm-9pm, Sat 14/6 & Sun 15/6 9am-5pm AND Fri 4/7 6pm-9pm, Sat 5/7 & Sun 6/7 9am-5pm)
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Tingzhen Chen, Professor Gianna Moscardo, Professor Philip Pearce, Dr Alastair Birtles.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

Cairns, Block, Study Period 8
Census Date 21-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching 29-Aug-2014 to 14-Sep-2014 (Fri 29/8 6pm- 9pm, Sat 30/8 & Sun 31/8 9am- 5pm AND Fri 12/9 6pm- 9pm, Sat 13/9 & Sun 14/9 9am- 5pm)
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: Professor Gianna Moscardo.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review-report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Singapore, Block, Study Period 54
Census Date 13-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching 01-Mar-2014 to 15-Mar-2014 (1/3, 4/3, 6/3, 9/3, 11/3, 13/3, 15/6, 23/6 (exam))
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Tingzhen Chen, Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>, Professor Philip Pearce.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Block, Study Period 26
Census Date 11-Sep-2014
Face to face teaching 09-Aug-2014 to 17-Aug-2014 (9, 10, 16, 17 Aug 14. Exam 11/9/14)
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Block, Study Period 27
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Face to face teaching 06-Dec-2014 to 14-Dec-2014 (6, 7, 13, 14 Dec 14. Exam 8/1/15)
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (30%); literature/concept review report on contemporary publications (20%).

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.