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Foundations of Sustainability

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Module Convenor:  Jeremy Hall

Module Content:
Definitions and theoretical underpinnings of sustainability. The integration of economic, social and environmental impacts. Evaluation of intentions, practices an outcomes of organizational sustainability initiatives in different areas of organizations and for different types of organizations.

Module Aims:
The module aims to provide students with an understanding of long-term sustainability issues facing managers in contemporary organizations and the skills to identify and analyse the implications of current organizational practices for a sustainable future. By further developing students' critical thinking and communication skills, the module will prepare the students to apply their knowledge to a wide range of organizational practices.

Module Assessment:
Individual Coursework (3,500 words) (70%); Group Presentation (15-20 mins plus 15 mins Q&A) (30%)


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