Sustainable Management Sustainable Management

Module Organiser: Dr Konstantinos Chalvatzis

Description

The modern business paradigm that has arisen over the past 50 years is heavily reliant on cheap and abundant energy largely in the form of fossil fuels.

Climate change and the increasing cost of fossil fuels mean that more organisations are trying to understand the sources of greenhouse gasses (GHG) as well as unnecessary waste throughout their supply chain.

In this module students will learn how to identify the sources of GHGs and waste throughout their value web to create a more sustainable and ecologically sound business.

Students will learn how emissions of greenhouses gases and other waste products can be measured and managed to minimise risk and maximise new emerging opportunities through the development of a coherent Energy Management Strategy.

Aims and Objectives

By the end of the module students will understand:

  • The unstainable practices of organisations
  • How the value of corporations can be affected by climate change
  • The elements of sustainability governance and management
  • The different approaches used to develop sustainable energy management strategies.
  • How the physical impacts of climate change can be identified and managed

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students will be able to:

  • Identify, analyse, and evaluate the operational and supply-chain impacts of physical climate change and how they can be managed through adaptation
  • Critically review and evaluate corporate climate change and energy management strategies
  • Critically review and evaluate the GHG and pollution related risks and disclosures of corporates associated with their operations and supply chains
  • Create and evaluate corporate carbon footprints
  • Produce a robust climate change and energy management strategy for their organization
     

Please note: This information is subject to review and change without notice.