GBM702 - Sustainability Development: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 10:26:41 AM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 10:26:41 AM|
Sustainability Development: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
This course is designed to introduce students to the historical timeline of the Sustainable Development. Students learn communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills required to utilize green and sustainability language, to be agents of change in not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, business entrepreneurs, industry, and government. Students analyze change management issues facing organizations transitioning to sustainable business practices. Students learn to communicate and advocate personal and corporate advantages of reducing one's ecological footprint in all sectors.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Analyze and explain the key challenges encompassing the econimic issues pertaining to sustainability development in terms of government, business and the public forum.
2. Understand and appreciate the critical dynamics impacting change successes, failures and opportunities pertaining to "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" exemplified globalization, politics, business and corporatism.
3. Develop an insight of how to be "Tomorrows" agents for change via a new paradigm for sustainability development change based on capitalizing on stakeholder bested interests.
4. Detail a change management process and providing tools for constantly improving the integration of sustainability into the public and private sectors.
5. Engage in informed dialogue on environmental issues ranging from scientific to social imperatives, detailing their potential for enhancing versus inhibiting organizational "bottom line" productivity.
6. Be oriented to recognize, identify and capitalize on the future environment trends and the change implications for government, business and public stakeholders.
Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.