The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This course focuses on the impact of businesses on the natural environment and how this impact can be minimised. It aims to provide students with a broad understanding of current environmental issues as they relate to managerial decisions in all aspects of organisational activities. Better understanding of the business-environment interface will enable more effective corporate environmental practice and decision-making.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Online

  • Trimester 1 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Understand the processes by which environmental issues can be integrated into broader corporate strategy;

2. Understand the multifaceted impact of environmental issues on overall organisational activities; and

3. Obtain better understanding of the relationship between the natural environmental and specific organisational activities such as marketing, production, strategic planning & financing


Content

Linking Business and the Environment Fundamentals of Environmental Management Managing the Environment "Greening" Business Operations


Assumed knowledge

ENVS6500Business and the Natural EnvironmentThis course focuses on the impact of businesses on the natural environment and how this impact can be minimised. It aims to provide students with a broad understanding of current environmental issues as they relate to managerial decisions in all aspects of organisational activities. Better understanding of the business-environment interface will enable more effective corporate environmental practice and decision-making.

FSCITFaculty of Science723School of Environmental and Life Sciences1060005925Trimester 1 - 2019ONLINEOnline2019Nil. The course is designed such that students do not need any specialised knowledge in either environmental issues or principles of business.Linking Business and the Environment

Fundamentals of Environmental Management

Managing the Environment

"Greening" Business Operations YOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1Understand the processes by which environmental issues can be integrated into broader corporate strategy;2Understand the multifaceted impact of environmental issues on overall organisational activities; and3Obtain better understanding of the relationship between the natural environmental and specific organisational activities such as marketing, production, strategic planning & financing Essay: Essay 1Essay: Essay 2Online Learning Activity: Online Tutorial DiscussionOnline Learning Activity: Online Tutorial Discussion-Facilitation OnlineSelf-Directed LearningOnline10hour(s)per Week for0Full Term0


Assessment items

Essay: Essay 1

Essay: Essay 2

Online Learning Activity: Online Tutorial Discussion

Online Learning Activity: Online Tutorial Discussion-Facilitation


Contact hours

Online

Self-Directed Learning

Online 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term