[ 515MASURISS20 ] SE Sustainable Business Practice

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Business Administration Erik Hansen 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Grundlagen des Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement Module “Sustainability Transition and Management Control” oder Module “Sustainability Management and Organization”.

Original study plan Bachelor's programme (*)Betriebswirtschaftslehre 2021W
Objectives (*)In this course students translate sustainability management theories into practice and thereby develop practical capabilities in applying sustainability management approaches and tools to real-world business contexts, either through practice-oriented business simulations or within the context of real enterprises. Students will improve their decision-making capabilities. They also learn to manage team dynamics and the management with various stakeholders (e.g. practitioners) for successfully completing a project.
Subject (*)
  • Learn about a real case and its market, industry and stakeholder context as well as specific sustainability challenges
  • Conduct a systematic analysis of markets/industries and stakeholder demands
  • Establish a team and develop a project plan to address the challenge
  • Apply sustainability management approaches and tools to corporate sustainability challenges
  • Get feedback from management representatives of companies/stakeholders and/or other high-level representatives
  • Reflect on experiences regarding your future role as manager in organizations
Criteria for evaluation (*)Project plans, Intermediate/final presentations, Project reports, Stakeholder feedback, Participation/engagement
Methods (*)Business simulation, project-based learning, or case-based learning in student teams
Language English and French
Study material (*)Diverse literatures from academic and non-academic (e.g. industry reports and statistics, market studies, Internet) outlets
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority