363-0387-00L  Corporate Sustainability

SemesterHerbstsemester 2019
DozierendeV. Hoffmann
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung


363-0387-00 GCorporate Sustainability
Lecture in HG F3
2 Std.
Mi/215:15-17:00HG E 21 »
Mi15:15-17:00HG F 3 »
Mi/215:15-17:00ML E 12 »
15:15-17:00WEV H 326 »
27.11.15:15-17:00HG F 26.3 »
11.12.14:15-18:00LFW C 1 »
V. Hoffmann


KurzbeschreibungThe lecture explores current challenges of corporate sustainability and prepares students to become champions for sustainable business practices. In the beginning, traditional lectures are complemented by e-modules that allow students to train critical thinking skills. In the 2nd half of the semester, students work in teams on sustainability challenges related to water, energy, mobility, and food.
- assess the limits and the potential of corporate sustainability for sustainable development
- develop critical thinking skills (argumentation, communication, evaluative judgment) that are useful in the context of corporate sustainability using an innovative writing and peer review method.
- recognize and realize opportunities through team work for corporate sustainability in a business environment
- present strategic recommendations in teams with different output formats (tv-style debate, consultancy pitch, technology model walk-through, campaign video)
InhaltIn the first part of the semester, Prof. Volker Hoffmann will share his insights on corporate sustainability with you through a series of lectures. They introduce you to a series of critical thinking exercises and build a foundation for your group work. In the second part of the semester, you participate in one of four tracks in which SusTec researchers will coach your groups through a seven-step program. Our ambition is that you improve your analytic and organizational skills and that you can confidently stand up for corporate sustainability in a professional setting. You will share the final product of your work with fellow students in a final puzzle session at the end of the semester.

SkriptPresentation slides will be made available on moodle prior to lectures.
LiteraturLiterature recommendations will be distributed during the lecture


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte3 KP
PrüfendeV. Hoffmann
RepetitionDie Leistungskontrolle wird nur am Semesterende nach der Lerneinheit angeboten. Die Repetition ist nur nach erneuter Belegung möglich.
Zusatzinformation zum PrüfungsmodusThe examination will account for 60% of the grade and will be conducted electronically. The "closed book" rule applies: no books, no summaries, no lecture materials. The exam questions will be only in English but answers can be in German or English. The use of a paper-based dictionary is permitted.
The group exercises (track phase) counts as a compulsory continuous performance assessment (obligatorisches Leistungselement) and the group grade counts with 40% to the final grade. During the lecture phase, the voluntary E-modules are learning tasks (Lernelemente) that focus on critical thinking skills and peer feedback. Completing the three e-modules on time offer the opportunity to earn a bonus of 0.25 points to the exam grade.
Online-PrüfungDie Prüfung kann am Computer stattfinden.


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Es werden nur die öffentlichen Lernmaterialien aufgeführt.


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