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Principle 3: Method

In line with the School’s sustainability strategy for transformative education for sustainability, SBL delivers responsible management and sustainability education across all its coursework programs. The school has designed its courses to achieve specific course learning outcomes (CLOs) focused on ethics and sustainability with each course mapped against the SDGs to address the specific goal.

Students are taught content focused on SDGs with access to industry speakers, simulation exercises, experiential learning, and study tours.

World Climate Simulation

Undergraduate students in the Managing for Sustainability (MAN2610) unit took part in the award-winning World Climate Simulation game, playing the role of negotiators and policy makers at the United Nations Climate Change Summit. The simulation gave students a better understanding on how collective efforts and collaboration is important in achieving global action. The simulation empowered students by ging then a chance to put into action their negotiation skills, critical thinking skills, teamwork, and presentation skills.

This simulation not only addressed Principle 3 but contributed to Principles 2 and 6.

News article: Business students taking action on climate change and reducing ECU's carbon footprint

Overseas Study Tours: Bhutan Business Sustainability Study Tour

Undergraduate students from SBL took part in a Business Sustainability study tour to Bhutan. The country that originated Gross National Happiness as measure of sustainable development and the only country in the world with a negative carbon footprint. This tour gave students a real-life experience on how environmental, cultural, social, political and economic factors influence the management of business challenges and sustainability.

Engaged Experimental Learning for SDG 2 (Zero Hunger)

News article: Marketing students work on real digital marketing strategy for foodbank WA

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