Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Industrial Engineering and Management G1F
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
Projects and Leadership, and Social Change, Leadership and Participation.
Upon completing the course the student should be able to
explain the UN's sustainability goals and Swedish national environmental goals,
describe approaches for increased sustainability by using environmental management system: International Standards Organisation (ISO) 14001, Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) and define their similarities and differences,
describe approaches for increased sustainability when working with energy transition through the management systems ISO 50001 (energy management system) and ISO 14001 (environmental management system),
explain the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR, ISO 26000) and corruption/anti bribery management system (ISO 37001),
explain the concept of integrated management systems with its advantages and disadvantages,
explain the utilization of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) for sustainability reporting,
describe different types of environmental impact of products,
perform a simplified life cycle analysis (LCA).
Driving forces for sustainable development and how they are related to organisations responsibility. UN's sustainability goals and Swedish national environmental goals. Management systems connected to sustainable development. Management aspects plan and structure with the demands from ISO 14001, EMAS, and ISO 50001 with its similarities and differences. Sustainability reporting. Corporate social responsibility. Corruption. Impact of products on the environment. Basics of life cycle analysis.
Lectures, seminars, exercises and group work.
Written assignments and active participation in workshops for each part of the course. Part 1: Management Systems (3 credits), Part 2: Life Cycle Analysis (3 credits), Part 3: Sustainability (4 credits).
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding targeted pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.