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Management and Sustainability

In today's world of limited resources and increasing social justice concerns, we need informed, dedicated managers with the business and leadership skills to make a positive difference to the planet. How will you make your mark?

Management and Sustainability is available as a Postgraduate subject only.

If you're committed to a more sustainable world, this could be the ideal subject for you.

Management and sustainability focuses on issues of environmental management, corporate social responsibility and the activities of firms, governments and other organisations.

Gain a sound basis for a career as an analyst or manager committed to a sustainable world.

You’ll learn about issues of environmental management, corporate social responsibility, and the activities of firms, government organisations and non-governmental organisations.

Qualifications available

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Gain your world-class business education from Waikato Management School, which ranks in the top 1% of all business schools globally with our prestigious Triple Crown Accreditation from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB.

We’re also ranked in the world's top 300 universities for Business & Management Studies in the prestigious QS World University Subject Rankings 2019.

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Key information

Study Locations:Hamilton, Online
Papers offered differ by location. The Catalogue of Papers has full location info.
Area of Study:

Career opportunities

  • Corporate sustainability manager
  • Government sustainability manager
  • Sustainability co-ordinator
  • Sustainability policy analyst
  • Natural resource manager

500 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
ACCTN541Fraud Auditing and Analytics30.021A (Hamilton)
The paper emphasises contemporary methods for detecting and preventing fraud. Students will engage in case analyses and conduct data analytics using current technologies.
LCOMM583Leadership, Communication and Transformation30.021A (Hamilton)
Our focus in this paper will be on leadership communication, or the ways leaders and followers interact and the ways leaders attempt to create and shape meanings through images and words. We will also explore a range of ideas about what it means to lead and the assumptions, beliefs, and values embedded and shaped in diverse leaders...
LCOMM584Sustainable Futures30.021B (Hamilton) & 21B (Online)
Individuals and organisations operate in contexts that are increasingly complex and uncertain. They face issues that are global in nature and which threaten long term sustainability. To successfully meet fast changing futures, contexts and stakeholders must be addressed. New styles of leadership and management are thus required, ac...
MAORI502Sustainable Resource Issues30.021A (Online)
This paper examines contemporary issues facing natural resource management among indigenous peoples with a particular focus on the experiences of Maori and Pacific peoples.
MGSUS591Management and Sustainability Dissertation30.021X (Hamilton)
A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
MGSUS592Management and Sustainability Dissertation60.021X (Hamilton)
A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
MGSUS593Management and Sustainability Thesis90.021X (Hamilton)
An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
MGSUS594Management and Sustainability Thesis120.021X (Hamilton)
An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
POLSC537Environmental Politics and Public Policy30.021A (Hamilton)
This paper introduces students to the complexities and challenges of environmental policy processes, and develops skills in scholarly research on environmental policy making. A significant focus of the paper is on analysing and understanding the complex intersections of institutions, culture, science and technology, and systems of ...
STMGT504Strategies for Sustainability15.021B (Hamilton)
This paper aims to enhance students' understanding of sustainability issues confronting today's managers and to develop ability in analysing situations and in formulating strategies where sustainability business concerns are implicated.
THMGT502Tourism Development and the Environment30.021B (Hamilton)
This paper provides students with an opportunity to learn about the tourism industry, and to appreciate the different management issues from a tourism perspective.

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Contacts

Management Student Centre (MSC)
Phone: +64 838 4303 or 0800 654 303
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc

Hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.