Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Sustainability (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students know:
- the principle of sustainability
- the three pillars of sustainability
- the demarcation of and crossover with corporate social responsibility
- current debates about sustainability

Students are able to distinguish:
- the different concepts of sustainability
- the different aims and orientations of sustainability in both the economic and the social context

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

- Concepts of sustainability from the perspectives of different stakeholders in context of sport- and cultural events (nations, communities, authorities, federations, environment, population, employer and employee, etc.)
- Impacts of events on participants, regions, politics, etc.
- Current political debates in relation to global warming
- Tool used in Total quality management, process- and project management to support sustainability efforts

recommended or required reading

Hedstrom, G. (2018): Sustainability: What is it and how to Measure it. De Gruyter
Razaq Raj R., Musgrave, J. (2009): Event Management and Sustainability. MPG Books
Savery. J. (2011): Sustainability and Sport. Common Ground Publishing
Wirtenberg, J. (2014): Building a Culture for Sustainability: People, Planet, and Profits in a New Green Economy. Praeger

assessment methods and criteria

examination

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

4

eLearning quota in percent

50

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Ingeborg Patsch, BA, MA

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

bb.VT.6

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable