Course Code: ADRD214 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Business Administration - Masters • Field of study: Managing sustainable regional development
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Ionela Gavrilă Paven
Seminar tutor: Anca Nichita
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6

Course aims:

The ability to act independently and creatively in approaching and solving problems, to evaluate objectively and constructively critical states, to creatively solve economic problems and to communicate results demonstratively
Leadership skills and clear employment on the path of professional development; Funding of systems, capacities and strategies regarding the development and diversification of the business environment
Foundation of the business plan, of the specific strategies, plans and programs, of the fulfillment procedures, as well as the identification and application of the corrective measures in order to achieve the predicted objectives in the best conditions
Understanding and awareness of the importance of developing business strategies that will generate sustainable, healthy growth
Students will learn about a theoretical framework based on the principles of sustainable development policies, programs included in the European Union and governments of member countries; and about manners for implementation of theoretical and conceptual framework in managing sustainable development

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

Sustainable development. Introductive concepts History of sustainable development Sustainable development and human development The strategic dimension of sustainable development Dimensions and indicators of sustainable development in the EU Strategy. Sustainable communities. Local Agenda 21 Romania's sustainable development strategy. Status quo Romania's sustainable development strategy. Objectives and methods of action Regional indicators and statistics on Sustainable Development in Romania Good governance and sustainable development Social actors for sustainable development Partnerships for sustainable development

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Discussions.

Learning outcomes:

- Knowledge of the theoretical foundations of sustainable development in the context of the new approach - Possession of depth knowledge of regional sustainable development - Making applications of theoretical knowledge in practical situations.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written test examination - 50%, Verification during the semester (project) - 50%.

Recommended reading:

Gavrila-Paven I., European Economy - Course, 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, 2019, -.
Laudon, Kenneth C.; Laudon, Jane Price, Economics, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007, -.
Gavrila-Paven I., European Business Environment - Course, 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, 2019, -.
Gavrila-Paven I., International Affairs and Globalization - Course, 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, 2019, -.
European Commission, Sustainable development in the European Union. 2009 monitoring report of the EU sustainable development strategy, European Commission, Bruxelles, 2009, -.