Study programme 2020-2021Français
Welvaartseconomie en duurzame ontwikkeling
Programme component of Master's in Business Engineering à la Warocqué School of Business and Economics

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UW-M1-IGGEST-028-MCompulsory UEVENMANS FrankW707 - Analyse microéconomique
  • PAGANO Giuseppe
  • VENMANS Frank

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Néerlandais
Néerlandais30000044.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
W-DDIV-034Welvaartseconomie en duurzame ontwikkeling300000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Mobilise expertise in at least one area of management.
    • Contribute to the development of innovative tools and solutions.
  • Professionally communicate and present original work both orally and in writing.
    • Conduct scientific reasoning on complex or innovative management issues.
  • Prioritise responsible management practices.
    • Innovate in the development of methodologies and tools for analysis and decision-making in management.
    • Refer to ethical principles and apply ethical codes specific to management sciences to their own behaviour.
  • In an active and integrated manner, master knowledge in the various fields of management and use them effectively in a professional context.
    • Contribute to the implementation of innovative projects.
  • Adopt a scientific approach of analysis and reasoning.
    • Master the different steps and methods to carry out research on complex or innovative management issues.
  • Integrate scientific and technological processes.
    • Identify, model and analyse real and complex problems in management sciences.

Learning Outcomes of UE

Identify different market failures.
Understand in which circumstances public interventions can increase well-being.
Anticipate the effects of different public policy designs.
Understand and speak Dutch in an economic field.

Content of UE

Sustainable development: definition, history and principles. Pure and mixed public goods. Externalities and approaches on how to correct them. Carbon markets. Principles of welfare economics. Indicators of prosperity and well-being.

Prior Experience

The course is open to non-economists. Therefore, the prerequisites are mild, only basic economic notions such as supply and demand, GDP and the slope of a function are required.
Basic Dutch vocabulary is necessary, but fluent expression in Dutch is not required.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Oral examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Oral examination

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
W-DDIV-034Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
W-DDIV-034Proost S., Rousseau S., 2007. Inleiding tot de milieueconomie. Acco, Leuven, 348p.

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
W-DDIV-034Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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