Schedule & Work Plan

In brief:

Pre-Seminar: 15 May – 5 June 2013  (Grade credit: 10%)
Location: http://sustain.ecoplan.org

Master Class: 6-8 June.  (Grade credit: 40%)
Location: ISG, 24, rue Saint-Marc 75002 Paris

Final paper:
Due on or before 11 July. (Grade credit: 50%)

ISG 2013 Master Class: 6-8 June

The seminar takes place over three consecutive eight-hour days, opening each morning at 09:00 sharp, with a one hour break for lunch and then to go on to 18:00. The classes will take place at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion, 24, rue Saint-Marc 75002

The seminar is organised in six four-hour sessions. You will find the main topic of each session indicated in the following titles.  Detailed agenda for each session have been drafted and will be distributed, discussed and finalised during the course of  the first session on Thursday morning, thus giving each student a chance to make their voice heard and help shape the agenda. Sustainable development requires first class communication and team work; so we might as well start here.

Session 1: Thursday morning. 09:00.
WHAT’S THE PLAN

Rapporteurs: (to be named)
Introduction + presentation of first 2 rapporteurs for this session
Tour de table: Who are we? And what do we want from this course
Term paper strategies: Next steps
WorkPad: Line by line presentation/review of course materials, assignments, approach
Book/article reviews: Discussion and selection of subjects for two book/article reviews each (Plus reporting procedures)
Ecological footprints – Calculate and discuss
Work Plan finalization for sessions 2 – 6. Presentation and discussion
Language, Truth and Logic What about those machine translations in your language

Session 2: Thursday afternoon. 14:00.
WELCOME TO THE DIFFICULT WORLD OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

* Guest speaker presentation
* Sustainable development: 1776 – 2020
* Sustainable Development Timeline – 2012 (Presentations and discussion)
* Rapporteurs:  (To be named)

Session 3: Friday morning. 09:00.
BUSINESS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: PARTNERS OR FOES

 * Presentations of work plan for final reports (5 min.)
* Session details and reading to follow
* Rapporteurs: (To be named)

Session 4: Friday afternoon. 14:00.
WELCOME TO THE 21ST CENTURY

* Session details to follow
* Guest speaker presentation
* Rapporteurs: (To be named)

Session 5: Saturday morning. 09:00
CLASS PRESENTATIONS AND BRAINSTORMING FOR FINAL TERM PAPERS

* Rapporteurs: (To be named)

Session 6: Saturday afternoon. 14:00.
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

* Session details to follow
* Guest speaker presentation* Rapporteurs: (To be named)

* Program details to be confirmed, along with full information on the guest speakers and their presentations.

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