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LB5203 - Sustainable Enterprise

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
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 6
Census Date 25-Jun-2015
Face to face teaching 12-Jun-2015 to 28-Jun-2015 (Fri 12/6 6pm-9pm, Sat 13/6 & Sun 14/6 9am-5pm AND Fri 26/6 6pm-9pm, Sat 27/6 & Sun 28/6 9am-5pm)
Coordinator: Professor Philip Pearce
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Tingzhen Chen, 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%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
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%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
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 26-Nov-2015
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%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Lecturer: Mr Ian Kirkwood.
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 21
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Mr Ian Kirkwood
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, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
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%).

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.