GBM703 - Sustainable Management
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|Last revision date||Dec 2, 2012 3:55:03 PM|
|Last review date||Dec 2, 2012 3:55:03 PM|
Sustainable ManagementThrough this course, students learn foundational skills to become tomorrow's green business leaders. Students explore the principles, values, and best business practices of industry leaders in a wide array of sectors, including construction, transportation, manufacturing, food production and distribution. Students familiarize themselves with industry and association standards, current Green certification processes, and sustainable business practices. Case studies and guest speakers provide students with the knowledge to green the supply chain of a current or future business or workplace.s
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Develop and implement Green best business practices, principles, and values in a variety of industries.
2. Measure the effectiveness of Green standards used in industries and associations from a variety of business sectors.
3. Understand how business leaders are meeting government and public expectations in Canada with regards to sustainable business practices, why change was necessary and why it is good business to incorporate sustainable management initiatives.
4. Create competitive advantage by being able to recognize and articulate the benefits of sustainability to business.
5. Develop plans to Green the supply chain and implement a Green life cycle analysis for a business of choice.
6. Use sustainable and profitable resource management theories and strategies to Green the supply chain.
7. Work collaboratively, cooperatively and non-competitively, to foster and develop the skills necessary to effectively listen, learn and share knowledge.
8. As agents of change, apply Best Green Business practices in the workplace.
9. Understand the future challenges posed by sustainable management and the opportunities presented.
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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