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Spring term counts from January - August, fall term counts from September - December.
Important for Exchange Students: As the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Programs utilize a modular course structure, the dates on which students begin and end the exchange are flexible. Please find here a chronological overview of the preliminary course offering for Fall and Spring.
Sustainability in the Textile Industry
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
In the first lecture of the course, I will give an introduction to sustainability issues and a glance at the textile industry. I will cover the questions: (1) Why are we bothered with sustainability (in the textile industry)? (2) What are the industries special circumstances? (3) What are the Hidden Costs of this industry?
I will approach these questions from a philosophical and applied (case based) perspective.
Students will then choose a topic for their video project (65% of the grade), in which they are required to spotlight the Hidden Costs of a clothing of their choice.
In an applied case study (35% of the grade), students will dive deeper into sustainability issues in the textile industry.
- Philosophy of sustainability
- Cases from the textile industry
- Expert talks by practioners and entrepreneurs (tbd, given the Corona-situation
Form of examination
- Case Study (35%)
- Video Project (65%)
Students will work in groups on their Cases and their Video Projects.