Business & Natural Environment
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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Science and Information Technology|
|School||School of Environmental and Life Sciences|
Trimester 1 - 2014
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
This foundation course has been designed to introduce students from a wide range of undergraduate disciplines to fundamental concepts involved in business and the natural environment.
The topics have been selected and grouped to foster awareness of both business and environmental perspectives and to enable students to apply these constructs to real world problems.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Linking Business and the Environment
Fundamentals of Environmental Management
Managing the Environment
“Greening” Business Operations
|Assumed Knowledge||Nil. The course is designed such that students do not need any specialised knowledge in either environmental issues or principles of business.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for ENVS6500|