- One Semester or equivalent
- 24 Hours face to face + blended + Swinburne Online
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
2024 teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 2
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
100 credit points
Aims and objectives
This unit introduces students to the important intersection between sport and sustainability. Using The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO’s) Kazan Action Plan as a framework, students will understand the importance of sport in contributing to 10 of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) globally. The work of a variety of different global organisations using sport to contribute to the SDGs will also be outlined. Students will also learn about sports’ reliance on a healthy environment and how climate change may challenge this relationship in the future.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Analyse the direct and indirect connections between sport, social change and social impact
2. Propose innovative business solutions to address social problems related to sustainability including global and local Indigenous peoples as partners and their concepts as a basis for sport business solutions
3. Work collaboratively in teams to share, innovate and co-create sustainable business solutions with positive social impact.
4. Reflect on the role of individuals and groups as participants, collaborators and enablers in business sustainability, social change and social impact