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Climate Change and Sustainable Business Futures (9469.1)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Management

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  • UC Term 4, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, HKBU (173474) - View
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  • Winter Term, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (173969) - View
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Syllabus

Climate change is a contested and significant contemporary issue contributing to and arising from business relationships and interactions with the natural, social and financial worlds. This unit provides students with an understanding of climate change and the development of sustainable futures for business in Australia and globally. The Unit examines recent policy, planning and management responses to climate change, including individual enterprise initiatives and forms of government intervention designed to achieve sustainable businesses.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of sustainable business;

2. Understand and critically assess the inter-relationships between businesses and their natural, social, cultural and economic environments and how these affect business's sustainable futures;

3. Understand and analyse the implications of climate change for business in Australia and globally; and

4. Evaluate planning and management strategies, policies and industry practices designed to mitigate and / or adapt to climate change and thus to produce more sustainable futures.

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Contact Hours

3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

Completion of 24cp.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

Students undertaking this unit will have completed 12 units encompassing a range of tourism, events, business and other discipline areas.

Incompatible Units

NONE.

Equivalent Units

7014 Strategic Tourism Management.

Referenced Courses



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