Low carbon in our teaching - Business Innovation for a Low Carbon economy - University of Derby

Low carbon in our teaching

Our teaching We’re working with the Carbon Trust to incorporate low carbon themes into our curriculum

We’re ensuring sustainability and low carbon business innovation themes are incorporated through key modules in the Business School.

Specific content relating to sustainability themes can be found in:

Undergraduate modules

  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability and Ethics in Marketing
  • Sustainability, Governance and Audit for Accountants
  • An Introduction to Operations Management
  • Managing Performance in Operations
  • Innovation & Knowledge Transfer
  • Small Business Start-up

Postgraduate modules

  • Systems Thinking & Process Improvement
  • Entrepreneurial Management.

All Masters students in Derby Business School undertake independent research projects. These can explore low carbon business needs or the real world challenges faced by ordinary companies trying be more efficient through low carbon and sustainable business practices.

Sumedha Nishantha Rambukwella’s independent project was:

  • Exploring the level of implementation of the low carbon policy within an organisation in the renewable energy sector: A case study of the Arkwright Society.

Ann Daabedwa Sefa-Boateng’s project was on:

  • The economic impact of low carbon on small and medium sized enterprises: A survey of SMEs in Derbyshire.

PhD research in low carbon

If you would like to discuss or undertake PhD research in to low carbon business innovation, please contact:

Dr Christine Jones
T: +44 (0)1332 591833
E: c.m.jones@derby.ac.uk