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SIEN3204: Managing Organisational Sustainability

Managing organisational sustainability is critical for effective, contemporary managers. This unit focuses on how to conceptualise and to practice sustainability in its broadest sense. Topics covered include the ethical aspects of management and organisational practice, corporate social responsibility, governance models in organisations and managing in diverse environments. Students are encouraged to enhance their understanding of the roles and responsibilities of management and the impact of organisations on stakeholders including staff, government and community.

Code SIEN3204
Academic unit Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Credit points 6
Completion of at least 48 credit points
WORK2219 or WORK3204
Assumed knowledge:
WORK1004 or WORK2201

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Recommend and justify integrated organisational and industry strategies, policies and implementation approaches that are appropriate to support organisational sustainability objectives in particular contexts
  • LO2. Use suitable research methods and information technologies to acquire, analyse and interpret data, concepts and theories salient to addressing particular organisation related sustainability issues and challenges and formulate appropriate findings, recommendations and remedies
  • LO3. Question, assess and respond creatively to assumptions, propositions and debates within organisational sustainability
  • LO4. Prepare and present professional reports that address sustainability related problems, propositions and debates within sustainability related organisational theory and practice
  • LO5. Influence others to work collaboratively to recommend and report on policies and strategies to address complex organisational problems related to sustainability.