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MANT437 Organisations and Sustainability

Examines how businesses are responding to sustainability and climate change in the current socio-economic context, and encourages students to create alternative scenarios of future business worlds.

Paper title Organisations and Sustainability
Paper code MANT437
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
1st Non standard period (25 April 2022 - 22 July 2022) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,132.73
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
MANT 337
Limited to
BCom(Hons), PGDipCom, MSusBus, MCom
Notes
The N1 distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the MSusBus programme.
Eligibility
Enrolments for the N1 occurrence of this paper requires departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
management@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Sara Walton

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Global perspective, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will gain a well-developed ability to:

  1. Discuss the study of organisations within a wider societal context to understand the social and environmental implications of managing business organisation
  2. Critically discuss the notion of sustainable development as a solution to resolve the tension of economy and ecology
  3. Critically analyse relevant sustainability, sustainable development and climate change rhetoric and relate the literature to particular problems or challenges facing businesses
  4. Critically evaluate frameworks of business sustainability and understand and assess organisational responses to sustainability and climate change and, as a result of this ability and understanding, be able to provide recommendations to organisations in terms of sustainable operations and strategy
  5. Present information and opinions in a logical and persuasive manner through both oral and written formats

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-15, 17-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 12:00-13:50 17, 19, 21
Tuesday 13:00-14:50 10, 12, 14

1st Non standard period (25 April 2022 - 22 July 2022)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Examines how businesses are responding to sustainability and climate change in the current socio-economic context, and encourages students to create alternative scenarios of future business worlds.

Paper title Organisations and Sustainability
Paper code MANT437
Subject Management
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
1st Non standard period (24 April 2023 - 21 July 2023) (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
MANT 337
Limited to
BCom(Hons), PGDipCom, MSusBus, MCom
Notes
The N1 distance occurrence of this paper is only available to students enrolled in the MSusBus programme.
Eligibility
Enrolments for the N1 occurrence of this paper requires departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
management@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Co-ordinator: Sara Walton

Distance learning co-ordinators: Dr Joe Cooper or MBA Manager

Teaching Arrangements

The Distance Learning offering of this paper is taught remotely.

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Global perspective, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will gain a well-developed ability to:

  1. Discuss the study of organisations within a wider societal context to understand the social and environmental implications of managing business organisation
  2. Critically discuss the notion of sustainable development as a solution to resolve the tension of economy and ecology
  3. Critically analyse relevant sustainability, sustainable development and climate change rhetoric and relate the literature to particular problems or challenges facing businesses
  4. Critically evaluate frameworks of business sustainability and understand and assess organisational responses to sustainability and climate change and, as a result of this ability and understanding, be able to provide recommendations to organisations in terms of sustainable operations and strategy
  5. Present information and opinions in a logical and persuasive manner through both oral and written formats

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 9-14, 16-22

1st Non standard period (24 April 2023 - 21 July 2023)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard