Syllabus

Title
2349 Sustainability
Instructors
Assoz.Prof PD Dr. Christina Holweg
Contact details
By appointment, please connect with me via christina.holweg@wu.ac.at
Type
PI
Weekly hours
2
Language of instruction
Englisch
Registration
09/14/22 to 09/18/22
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
This class is only offered in winter semesters.
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Thursday 10/20/22 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM EA.5.044
Thursday 11/03/22 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM D2.0.392
Thursday 11/10/22 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM TC.3.05
Thursday 11/24/22 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM D2.0.392
Thursday 12/01/22 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM D2.0.392
Thursday 12/15/22 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM TC.2.01
Thursday 01/12/23 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM D2.0.392
Thursday 01/19/23 03:30 PM - 06:30 PM D2.0.392

Contents

Our economy is in a fundamental transformation process. The concepts of sustainability or circular economy are becoming increasingly important in our business world. These concepts not only require major changes in existing organizations, but also represent opportunities for innovative business models. - This is a brand new course, I am looking forward to our classes!

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module

- you will have a well-founded overview of the concept of sustainability and circular economy

- know the theoretical basics and literature on the concepts of sustainability and circular economy

- will be familiar with new, alternative business models (e.g. sharing economy, repair)

- gain a well-founded insight into innovative solutions from different areas (e.g. food, textiles as well as transport and mobility) and

- implement your knowledge in a project.

Attendance requirements

80% presence in lectures is mandatory (as per WU guideline)

Teaching/learning method(s)

- Lectures and the presentation of practical examples in different media formats (e.g., video, audio, print, etc.).

- Exercises and workshops individually and in groups

- Lecture by external experts

Assessment

50% group project / presentation

30% exam / individual report

20% homework / preparations

Last edited: 2022-05-02



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