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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6746
Tracking Number - 2201
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Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-06-22
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: College approved 4/6/10; Grad Council approved 4/19/10; submitted to SCNS liaison 5/13/10. SCNS approved. Posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/2010. Number changed from 6xxx to 6746.
- Date & Time Submitted: 2009-09-29
- Department: Management
- College: BA
- Budget Account Number: 140500
- Contact Person: Dr. Alan Balfour
- Phone: 9741785
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prefix: MAN
- Number: 6746
- Full Title: Designing Sustainable Enterprise
- Credit Hours: 3
- Section Type: D -
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: N
- Are the credit hours variable?: N
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Designing Sustainable Enterp.
- Course Online?: C -
Face-to-face (0% online)
- Percentage Online: 0
- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: None
- Corequisites: None
- Course Description: Examines an analytical framework for organizations to build more sustainable economies, societies, and natural environments.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
- What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? One section of 30-50 per year
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 3 or more times
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Ph.D. in Management or closely related field.
- Objectives: * Expose students to research on the state of the world's ecology.
* To investigate the debate about a global environmental crisis.
* Be aware of existing patterns of consumption and develop alternative worldviews, ethical perspectives, and business models.
- Learning Outcomes: At the end of the course, students will be able to:
* Recognize challenges to sustainability in traditional production systems.
* Develop alternative solutions.
* Recommend steps for transforming organizations from traditional prodution systems to more sutainable ones.
- Major Topics: * Social and Ecological Paradigms
* State of the World
* Seeding a Sustainable Economy
* Formenting Scientific Uncertainty
* Ecosystems of Human Well-Being
* New Mindsets for Corporate Responsibility
- Textbooks: Linda Starke (Ed.), State of the World 2008. New York: Www. Norton & Co., 2008.
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose. New York: Penguin Books, 2006.
Yvon Chouinard, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman. London: Penguin Books, 2006.
Sissel Wawage (Ed.), Ants, Galileo, and Gandhi: Designing the Future of Business through Nature, Genius and Compassion. Sheffield, U.K.: Greenleaf Publisihing, 2003.
- Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: See syllabus
- Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: See syllabus
- Assignments, Exams and Tests: See syllabus
- Attendance Policy: See syllabus
- Policy on Make-up Work: See syllabus
- Program This Course Supports: Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)
- Course Concurrence Information: Other graduate programs in the College of Business and elsewhere throughout the University.