Environmental Economics

Rhodes Business School

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Rhodes Business School

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About the course

The course aims to introduce environmental practitioners and business managers to the integration ofenvironmental concerns, management and economic issues. The course will cover the fundamentalconcepts of economics, benefit-cost analysis, environmental economic impact analysis, valuation ofnatural resources, as well as the economic implications of pollution, waste and water management.

NQF LEVEL

This course is certificated at NQF level 8. A certificate of competence will be issued to delegateswho pass the required assessment at this level. Letters of attendance will be issued to those who donot meet the competence requirements.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

All applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Applicants should normally:

  • Hold at least a three year bachelors degree or diploma from an approved university, technikonor other institution.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years full-time relevant practical business, organisational orenvironmental consulting experience.
  • Be proficient in English.

COURSE OUTCOMES

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the application of the principles of Economics to the valuation of impacts on thenatural environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the place of Economics in Environmental Impact Analyses▪ Recognize appropriate methods for the valuation of environmental impacts.
  • Draw up the terms of reference for an environmental economist in an Environmental ImpactAnalysis.
  • Evaluate or review the economics sections of an EIA report

COURSE CONTENT

The course will involve intensive sessions where participants will be expected to engage in criticaldialogue. Content is developed to align with the course outcomes highlighted above.This is an MBA-aligned short course, therefore involves intensive sessions where participants will beexpected to engage in critical dialogue and actively participate in class discussions and assessmenttasks. All MBA class rules and requirements will apply to short course participants, includingattendance, assessment, deadlines, etc.

Environmental Economics at Rhodes Business School

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