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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleFacCertCorpEnvMgt
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2529
Course coordinator

Dr Wendy Stubbs

Notes

  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.

Description

This course is designed to meet the growing need for skilled professionals that have competencies in both business and environmental/sustainability and that understand the nexus between the two. Students will gain an understanding of key environment and sustainability management concepts, principles, issues and trends and be able to relate these to business management theory and practice. Students will be able to apply basic corporate environmental and sustainability management principles to real-world contexts and gain an understanding of organisational barriers and change strategies to facilitate environment and sustainability improvement in businesses.

Objectives

Students completing this course will have:

  • a familiarity with diverse aspects of the academic discipline
  • a familiarity with the world view of the field of study
  • a familiarity with the secondary literature in the field of study
  • a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study
  • advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • developed sound analytical skills
  • developed the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.

Structure

This course consists of four 6-point core units.

Requirements

Students complete:

  • APG4425 Sustainability regulation
  • APG4433 Corporate sustainability management
  • APG4434 Sustainability measurement
  • ENV4020 Perspectives in environment and sustainability

Progression to further studies

Students who complete this course with a minimum credit average are eligible to apply for entry into course 2528 Graduate Diploma in Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management.

Award(s)

Faculty Certificate in Corporate Environmental Management