MGT583 Managing for Sustainability
Concentrating on an organisation with which you are familiar, you will be required to compile and deliver a strategy presentation to your CEO (i.e. me!) in class. The presentation will need to summarise a sustainability strategy for the next 2 to 3 years for your chosen organisation. The presentation should be no more than 15 minutes and cover those elements of sustainability covered in Weeks 1 to 10. You will be assessed by the module convenor primarily on your knowledge of sustainability and ability to package and communicate this coherently. It is important that you do not simply regurgitate the current strategy of the organisation but focus on innovative sustainability ideas for the future and their tangible, strategic benefits for the organisation and how you will measure them.
This assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s:
Be able to define and explain the concepts of sustainability and sustainable development.
Be able to describe stakeholder theory and construct stakeholder maps for particular businesses.
Be able to identify a range of frameworks for sustainability and assess a business’s sustainability performance against these various frameworks.
Be able to identify, analyse and describe how sustainability can provide a source of innovation and competitive advantage to businesses.
Be able to research and evaluate the social and environmental risks and opportunities which impact on a particular business, use these to build a sustainability strategy for this business, and create a plan for improvement over the next two to three years.
Organisation: – Kmart