Kurser Managing a Sustainable Development Project

22075 Managing a Sustainable Development Project , 5 sp

Place
Vaasa
Type
Advanced studies
Kind
Course
Teaching language
en
Kursbeskrivning

This course is aimed at students motivated by the implementation of sustainable development in a firm or other organization and who wish to start a career in a firm’s sustainable development / corporate responsibility department or in the management of non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

The course is based on the following complementary key elements:
• Review of the principles of sustainable development and corporate responsibility
• Review or presentation of the key elements of project management
• Practical experience of a sustainable development project
• Management and cultural contexts required for the success of such a project
The course can be taken as part of the study module in Corporate Responsibility.

Learning Goal

You have the knowledge, competencies and methodological tools to steer a sustainable development project.

After completing the course, you will be able to
  • assess the cultural and political contexts of the organization: diagnosis and proposal formulation stage
  • conceive and structure a project: construction stage
  • steer and mobilize the required energies: management stage
  • manage sustainable development in a dynamic and integrated way: from manager to “sustainable manager”
Instruction

Lectures and presentation sessions

Total Student Workload

134 hours divided into
Scheduled (contact) hours:
Non-scheduled work:

Assessment

Case study paper (60 %) and presentation (40 %)

Articles and documents to be specified

Students who have completed the earlier course 22071 Managing a Sustainable Development Project (4 credits) cannot take this course.

Non-degree studies (Open University, JOO and Contract Studies)

Quota for the Open university: 3
Quota for JOO-students: 3