2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
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|Energy and Environmental Security|
|Prerequisites||Students must complete this unit in their final semester of study (Full-time students will have completed a minimum of 48 credit points and part-time students will have completed a minimum of 60 credit points)|
|Lectures||1 day pre-departure seminar (Sydney), 10 hours per week for 4 weeks|
|Assessment||Preliminary on-line negotiation exercise (10%); Regional case analysis (20%); Simulation participation (50%); Virtual team negotiation reflection (20%)|
|Description||This unit examines the growing importance of energy and environmental security to both the public and private sectors. It will assess the factors that have brought energy supply and demand and the sustainability of the environment to the forefront of concern for governments and businesses alike, and consider how both might work together to mitigate future risks. The unit will be taught intensively over four weeks at the University of Geneva, from mid-June to mid-July, as part of a learning and teaching collaboration between The University of Sydney Business School, Geneva\\\'s European Institute, and the Monk School of Global Affairs at The University of Toronto. Places are limited and entrance will be highly competitive. Assessment will include an on-line simulation aimed at problem solving in multi-national virtual teams.|