SUSTAINABILITY

BUS1SBY

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to the concept of sustainability, and a systems approach to understanding the complex interactions between the environmental, economic and social dimensions of sustainability. The subject attracts students from a range of fields, bringing a multidisciplinary team perspective to the researching, analysis and problem-solving aspects of creating positive change for sustainability. In teams, you are required to critique, design and present an action plan aimed at resolving a sustainability issue that impacts current and future generations. This subject provides you with the opportunity to enhance, demonstrate and document work-ready skills appropriate to your chosen career path.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUS2SBY OR BUS2SUS

Equivalent subjectsBUS2SUS OR BUS2SBY

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify the interplay between the social, environmental and economic pillars of sustainability, and the implications for ethically complex decision-making.
02. Evaluate innovative, systems-based solutions through the application of disciplinary knowledge and skills to researching, analysing and resolving sustainability challenges.
03. Apply the theory and frameworks developed in the subject to analyse and appraise a specific sustainability-related issue.
04. Demonstrate an ability to engage effectively in diverse teams to complete complex team tasks or structured projects in culturally diverse educational settings.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Clune

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSeyed Mohammad Sadegh Khaksar

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnjum Chaudhry

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPhuc Nguyen

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Singapore (SIM), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Vietnam (Hanoi University), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, LTU Term 5, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 37 - 42
Two 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 37 - 42
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2020, Study period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2020, Study period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2020, Study period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 46 - 0
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 46 - 0
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2020, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 25
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 25
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bundoora (La Trobe College), 2020, Week 42-05, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSwati Nagpal

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 43 - 0
One 2.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 43 - 0
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 43 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Group assignment with Individual presentation Students incorporate detailed feedback from individual assignment into group assignment. Groups of 5 (1000 word per student) 10 minute presentation delivery per student.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2000 - 2500 - word Individual assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
Online and in-class activities and quizzes (equivalent to 500 words) A minimum of 5 online and in-class activities and quizzes.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3