University of Technology Sydney

21954 Sustainable Enterprise in Dynamic Systems

3cp; 10hrs face-to-face (2 x 3.5hrs, 1 x 3hrs); additional learning activities provided online via Canvas
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Anti-requisite(s): 210954 Sustainable Enterprise in Dynamic Systems



This subject provides students with systemic and sustainable business models to analyse business opportunities arising from complex issues related to grand sustainability challenges. It equips students to systematically understand and analyse the dynamic interrelationships and interdependencies between business, society and the natural environment. Conceptualising business as a multiscalar activity system, students are encouraged to explore new sustainable business models that generate value for the natural environment, society and the economy. The subject enables students to understand the leading principles, practices, policies and processes that organisations implement when they adopt a sustainable business approach. By analysing contemporary practices, students have an opportunity to determine how an organisation might transition to becoming a sustainable organisation. Such sustainability transitions are positioned as opportunities for business to proactively engage with sustainability issues within their stakeholder networks. Within this framework students develop a sustainable business strategy, model or change plan that could be implemented within an existing corporation or small-medium-sized organisation.

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