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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

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 titleGCertCorpEnv&SusMgt
CRICOS code067948E
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Course coordinator

Dr Wendy Stubbs


  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.


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.


Students complete:

  • APG4425 Perspectives in environment and sustainability
  • APG4433 Corporate sustainability management
  • APG4434 Sustainability measurement
  • BTX9100 Sustainability regulation

Progression to further studies

Students who complete this course with a minimum credit average are eligible to apply for entry into course 2528 Graduate Diploma in Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management.


Graduate Certificate in Corporate Environmental Management

Graduate Certificate in Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Management