Sustainable Business Practice

BUS30031 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23


400 cps Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business degree and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/ Bachelor of Business degree
300 cps in any UG business double degree
175 cps in any UG business single degree or BA-ACC

Aims and objectives

This unit code BUS30031 replaces BUS30024 from 2023  
This unit aims for students to use a range of models and frameworks to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing today’s business. Through this holistic application students will analyse and evaluate business problems in order to offer practical, innovative and creative solutions which display awareness of the impact of such decisions on the organisation’s triple bottom line, that is, people, planet and profit. Advanced Innovative Business Practice is the first of the two mandatory capstone units of the Bachelor of Business.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Undertake and evaluate research, integrating business and innovation frameworks to solve business problems in local and global contexts in a holistic manner. 
2. Demonstrate analytical, critical, ethical, sustainable and creative thinking and problem solving. 
3. Communicate both verbally and in writing in an appropriate business manner. 
4. Work collaboratively in teams demonstrating cultural sensitivity. 
5. Self-evaluate through reflection and interaction with others and evaluate the performance of group members.