Concepts and approaches to provide an appreciation of sustainability and sustainable development in relation to business, and the legal, institutional, national and global contexts of sustainability.
Understand key current environmental issues and future possibilities. Concepts and approaches to sustainability in relation to business.
|Paper title||Leading Sustainable Enterprises|
|Points||15 points 15 points 15 points 15 points|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (17 February 2020 - 3 April 2020), 2nd Non standard period (6 April 2020 - 22 May 2020), 6th Non standard period (2 November 2020 - 18 December 2020), 1st Non standard period (1 June 2020 - 17 July 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,229.88|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,622.50|
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- PGDipBusAdmin, MBA, PGDipHealMgt, MHealSc, PGDipFBLM, MFBLM
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- Teaching staff
Convenor: Susan Steer
- Course Reader
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, interdisciplinary perspective, lifelong learning, communication,
critical thinking, cultural understanding, ethics, environmental literacy, information
literacy, research, self-motivation, teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Learning aims and objectives of the paper:
- To grasp the concepts and gain an appreciation of sustainability and sustainable development, in relation to business
- To consider the key current environmental issues and future possibilities
- To explore the legal, institutional, global and national contexts of sustainability
- To be able to measure the sustainability of current practice through TBL reporting and carbon and ecological foot printing
- To consider how business is currently 'doing' sustainability and evaluate what that means
- To evaluate how participants can bring about more sustainable operations in their own lives and organisations
- To examine one's own leadership style through the lens of contemporary leadership theories
- To explore how one's behaviour affects others
- To align appropriate behaviours to achieve strategic actions through others