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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6746

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-06-22
Campus: Tampa
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.

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2201 2009-09-29
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    MAN 6746 Designing Sustainable Enterprise

    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

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Designing Sustainable Enterp.
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0





    Course Description

    Examines an analytical framework for organizations to build more sustainable economies, societies, and natural environments.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for program/concentration/certificate change

    B. 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

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, 3 or more times

    D. 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.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. 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.

    B. 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.

    C. 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

    D. 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.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    See syllabus

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    See syllabus

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    See syllabus

    H. Attendance Policy

    See syllabus

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    See syllabus

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)

  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Other graduate programs in the College of Business and elsewhere throughout the University.

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