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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Course

NOTE: This course has been updated - please refer to the Postgraduate handbook change register for details.

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts

Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleFacCertCorpEnvMgt
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Course coordinator

Dr Wendy Stubbs


  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.
  • This course can only be taken on a part time basis over a minimum of one year due to unit offerings.


This course is designed to meet the growing need for skilled professionals that have competencies in both business and environmental/sustainability and that understand the nexus between the two. Students will gain an understanding of key environment and sustainability management concepts, principles, issues and trends and be able to relate these to business management theory and practice. Students will be able to apply basic corporate environmental and sustainability management principles to real-world contexts and gain an understanding of organisational barriers and change strategies to facilitate environment and sustainability improvement in businesses.


Students completing this course will have:

  • a familiarity with diverse aspects of the academic discipline
  • a familiarity with the world view of the field of study
  • a familiarity with the secondary literature in the field of study
  • a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study
  • advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • developed sound analytical skills
  • developed the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.


This course consists of four 6-point core units.


Core Units

  • BTX9100 Sustainability regulation
  • ENV4020 Perspectives in environment and sustainability
  • ENV437E Corporate sustainability management
  • ENV441E Sustainability measurement

Progression to further studies

Students who complete the faculty certificate with a minimum credit average, may apply to transfer to course 2528 Graduate Diploma in Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management.


Faculty Certificate in Corporate Environmental Management