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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6748
Tracking Number - 2202

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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


Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2009-09-29
  2. Department: Management
  3. College: BA
  4. Budget Account Number: 140500
  5. Contact Person: Dr. Alan Balfour
  6. Phone: 9741785
  7. Email: abalfour@coba.usf.edu
  8. Prefix: MAN
  9. Number: 6748
  10. Full Title: Assessing Sustainable Performance of Organizations
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: D - Discussion (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Assess Sus Perf of Orgs
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: None
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. 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.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
  26. 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.

  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 3 or more times
  28. 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.
  29. 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

  30. Learning Outcomes: Students will develop their critical thinking abilities and analytical skills to assess the triple bottom line performance of corporations
  31. 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

  32. Textbooks: Book: The triple bottom line: Does it all add up? by Adrian Henriques and Julie Richardson, 2004, Earthscan. ISBN: 1-84407-015-8
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: See syllabus
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: See syllabus
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests: See syllabus
  36. Attendance Policy: See syllabus
  37. Policy on Make-up Work: See syllabus
  38. Program This Course Supports: Master of Science in Management MSM and Master of Business Admin (MBA)
  39. Course Concurrence Information: Master and Ph.D.


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