Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6746
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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.
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2201 2009-09-29 Department College Budget Account Number Management BA 140500 Contact Person Phone Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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
Examines an analytical framework for organizations to build more sustainable economies, societies, and natural environments.
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.
- Other Course Information
* 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
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
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. 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.