GBM800 - Eco-productivity In The Workplace 2

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Subject Title
Eco-productivity In The Workplace 2

Subject Description
Building on Eco-productivity in the Workplace 2, students engage in field work with industry experts, and liaise with a community business or non-governmental organization. Students perform a green report card, and communicate the environmental and cost-saving benefits of becoming an eco-efficient workplace. Students conclude the course with a presentation of audit findings and recommendations to a business owner, non-governmental organization, or industry specialist.
Pre-requisite: GBM 700

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Design a corporate ecological vision and mission statement that demonstrates corporate social responsibility for an existing business.
2. Develop sustainable business practices for an existing business based on research of current green business examples and best practices.
3. Understand the importance of integrating energy conservation and sustainability into a corporate agenda.
4. Create recommendations for additional sustainable business practice strategies based on an evaluation of a multi-national corporation's green business practices.
5. Develop strategies to communicate, share and promote the message of sustainability.
6. Develop, understand, and appreciate the dynamics of change in the workplace.
7. Work collaboratively, cooperatively and non-competitively, to foster and develop the skills necessary to effectively listen, learn and share.
8. Critique companies that have integrated and incorporated energy conservation and sustainability into their corporate agenda.

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