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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6748

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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; to SCNS Liaison 5/13/10; SCNS approved - posted in Banner. Effective 8/1/2010. Number changed from 6xxx to 6748

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2202 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 6748 Assessing Sustainable Performance of Organizations

    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)
    Assess Sus Perf of Orgs
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0





    Course Description

    The course helps students to conceptualize a sustainable organization and use that as a benchmark to analyze the performance of organizations aspiring for long-term survival and growth.

  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?

    Required for MS in Management students.

    Elective for MBA and other graduate students.

    Anticipation section per academic 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

    To make students aware of the sustainable development philosophy and its business logic

    To make students aware of the corporate sustainability ideology

    To make students conceptualize a sustainable enterprise

    To make students aware of the concept of triple bottom line

    To make students aware of the various theoretical approaches to understand organizational performance

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will develop their critical thinking abilities and analytical skills to assess the triple bottom line performance of corporations

    C. Major Topics

    The triple bottom line framework

    Theoretical lenses to understand organizational performance

    Corporate economic performance

    Corporate social performance

    Corporate environmental performance

    Corporate social performance, corporate environmental performance and corporate financial performance

    D. Textbooks

    Book: The triple bottom line: Does it all add up? by Adrian Henriques and Julie Richardson, 2004, Earthscan. ISBN: 1-84407-015-8

    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

    Master and Ph.D.

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