Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
The course contributes to the educational objectives of the Master’s Degree Programme, which aims at providing students with economic and managerial knowledge with a specific focus on sustainability and long term value creation.
The course studies strategic planning from a sustainability perspective. In particular, it focuses on how corporate strategy can embed the sustainability perspective in order to generate value shared with all the stakeholders involved.
Expected learning outcomes
1 KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- know the main pillars of sustainability;
- know the evolution of the concept of sustainability across time and space;
- know the main principles of strategic planning.
2 APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
- identify the main strategic priorities of companies;
- know how to formulate strategies leading to the creation of shred value;
- know how to identify the main stakeholders of a company.
3 MAKING JUDGEMENTS
- know how to frame hypotheses concerning the consistency of corporate strategy with the sustainability principles.
Students are required to have a basic knowledge of accounting
1. How to integrate strategic management and sustainability: two strands of research and practice and their relationships. A framework for the analysis and main issues to cope with
2. Environmental cost accounting and sustainability accounting
3. Sustainability as driver for innovation. How to incorporate sustainability in the strategic process.
4. A critical view: the journey metaphor and business sustainability
5. Sustainability-focused business models: a tentative generalization from case studies
Chiara Mio, Il budget ambientale, Egea 2001, capitoli 1,2,3 e 4
Chiara Mio, Programmazione e controllo delle vendite. Una prospettiva di sostenibilità, Egea 2013
The exam will be written, with open ended and multiple choices questions.
The concepts will be disclosed using lectures, real case studies and guest speakers.
Accessibility, Disability and Inclusion
Accommodation and support services for students with disabilities and students with specific learning impairments
Ca’ Foscari abides by Italian Law (Law 17/1999; Law 170/2010) regarding support
services and accommodation available to students with disabilities. This includes students with
mobility, visual, hearing and other disabilities (Law 17/1999), and specific learning impairments (Law 170/2010). If you have a disability or impairment that requires accommodations (i.e., alternate testing, readers, note takers or interpreters) please contact the Disability and Accessibility Offices in Student Services: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Type of exam
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Climate change and energy" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development
Last update of the programme: 05/04/2020
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