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Governance and Sustainability

Postgraduate specialisation

Gain new skills in enterprise governance and IT sustainability.

Course outline
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    Governance and Sustainability Specialisation
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Course outline

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Course outline



In this Master of Information Systems and Technology specialisation, you’ll develop the skills required for senior-level roles in enterprise governance, green information and sustainability.

You’ll learn sustainable and Green Information Technology (IT) practices and frameworks that minimise the negative impact of IT operations on the environment and provide sustainable options for the future. 

You will also consider the impact of corporate strategy, IS/IT strategy and organisational design as drivers for ICT implementation and the impact and requirements of enterprise governance in a global digital environment.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

What jobs can the Governance and Sustainability course lead to?


  • Green information technology officer 
  • Sustainability officer
  • Corporate social responsibility officer

What you'll learn

  • develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles of governance and sustainability, by analyzing the role of government, business, and civil society in promoting sustainable development and addressing global challenges, such as climate change, resource depletion, and social inequality, GC1, GC4.
  • analyze and evaluate the impact of governance and policy on sustainability, by assessing the effectiveness of governance structures, regulations, and policies, and by identifying opportunities to design and implement sustainable governance solutions that promote social and environmental well-being, GC1, GC4, GC5.
  • apply analytical and critical thinking skills to identify and assess sustainability risks and opportunities for businesses and organizations, by using a range of tools and methods to conduct sustainability assessments, develop sustainability strategies, and evaluate their effectiveness, GC2, GC3, GC6.
  • develop effective communication and collaboration skills, by working with diverse stakeholders to identify sustainability issues and develop solutions, and by communicating sustainability concepts and ideas to various audiences, including policymakers, business leaders, and civil society organizations.
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  • Curtin course code: SPPC-GOVSU
  • Last updated on: 17 May 2024

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