6040 Sustainability
Assoz.Prof PD Dr. Christina Holweg
Contact details
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Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/15/23 to 02/19/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Friday 03/10/23 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM TC.3.10
Thursday 03/16/23 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM D4.0.127
Thursday 03/23/23 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM TC.2.01
Friday 03/24/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.16
Thursday 03/30/23 11:30 AM - 02:30 PM TC.3.03
Thursday 04/13/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.0.04
Thursday 04/27/23 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM TC.3.10
Thursday 05/04/23 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM TC.4.13

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). All lectures are planned on campus.

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

For information, the course is held in English.


50% group project / presentation

30% exam / individual report

20% homework / preparations


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