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This subject is available under ICMS undergraduate degrees, please click the button below to find an undergraduate course for you.

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Subject Aim:

This subject provides ICMS students with hands-on experience collaborating in sustainable, social and/or organisational initiatives, working with community groups and businesses in Australia and beyond. This subject is designed to provide an important synthesising experience for all students to work collaboratively on an interdisciplinary project that would be directly linked to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The capstone will help students synthesise skills and knowledge at several levels; across disciplines, across theoretical and practical knowledge, and across multi-stakeholder sector experiences of entrepreneurship, thus demonstrating the achievement of ICMS’ Graduate Capabilities.

ICMS, as a member of the United Nations (UN) Academic Impact initiative wants to be proactive in helping achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as it serves as an incubator of new ideas, inventions and solutions to the many global challenges we face.

Outside the scope of this subject but incorporating ICMS’s philosophy of helping achieve the UN SDG, students will also be encouraged and mentored to apply to different national and international competitions and organisations that would be directly linked to this objective.

Learning Outcomes:

a) Evaluate theoretical concepts/constructs to develop a project plan to address issues part of UN Sustainable Development Goals

b) Appraise the feasibility of a sustainable initiative

c) Synthesise your skills and knowledge working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary project

d) Integrate ethical judgment into your initiative addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Student Assessment:

(G)* = Group Assessment