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wir210 - Corporate Environmental Management (Complete module description)
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Module label Corporate Environmental Management
Module abbreviation wir210
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Aufbaubereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Wahlbereich Informatik, Kultur und Gesellschaft
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Wahlbereich Informatik, Kultur und Gesellschaft
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Betriebswirtschaftslehre
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Wahlpflichtbereich
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Economics and Business Administration (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Module der Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften (Master)
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Module aus anderen Studiengängen
Responsible persons
  • Siebenhüner, Bernd (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The students:
  • understand the goals and concepts of sustainable development;
  • discuss the importance of sustainability for companies;
  • know basic strategies and instruments that enable companies to achieve sustainable development;
  • acquire conceptual and practical skills using case studies, in particular about which instruments can be used to prepare companies for the challenges of sustainable development.
Module contents
The module consists of a lecture and a seminar. While the lecture presents and explains concepts, instruments and strategies for sustainable development, the seminar focuses on the practical relevance of the various instruments, concepts and strategies and discusses these based on case studies.
• Concepts and goals of sustainable development
• Introduction to the current discussion on sustainable development
• Current sustainability instruments and strategies for companies
• Case studies
Recommended reading
• Baumast, A. & Pape, J. (Hrsg.) (2009): Betriebliches Umweltmanagement. Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften im Unternehmen (4. Aufl.). Stuttgart: Ulmer
• Dyllick, T. & Hockerts, K. (2002): Beyond the Business Case for Corporate Sustainability. In: Business Strategy and the Environment, S. 130-141
• Holliday, C. et al. (2002): Walking the Talk. The Business Case for Sustainable Development. Sheffield: Greenleaf
• Pfriem, R.; Fichter, K. & Paech, N. (2005): Nachhaltige Zukunftsmärkte - Orientierungen für unternehmerische Innovationsprozesse im 21. Jahrhundert. Marburg: Metropolis
• Siebenhüner, B. et al. (2006): Organisationales Lernen und Nachhaltigkeit. Marburg: Metropolis.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Type of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Teaching/Learning method Vorlesung mit begleitendem Seminar
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 28
Seminar 2 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
usually around Mid of March