Regenerative Economy

llsmx2001  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Regenerative Economy
5 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
  • Local economy : the challenge and opportunities of localizing production close to consumption
  • Economy of the commons : Challenges and opportunities of the sharing economy
  • Functional Economy : From an ownership model to an usage model
  • Circular Economy : Perspectives and constraints
  • Bio-mimetic Economy : life as a model for the implementation of a regenerative economy
  • The new managerial and organizational models that lead to the implementation of a regenerative economy.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, the student will be able to :
  • Act as a socially responsible actor(item 1.1,1.2 et 1.3)
  •  Innovate and create( item 4.1,4.2,4.3,4.4)
  •  Act in an international and multicultural context
This course will train students to the specificities of a new economic model that allows the combination of  economy, ecology and meaning, while integrating the technological  and sociological changes of this new century.
Teaching methods
The course has been developped according to some flipped classroom principles: with  preliminary readings, use of videos presenting certain theretical contents to look at before each lecture and their concrete implementation during  the course using different pedagogical methods.
Several well known experts and entrepreneurs  will intervene during the lectures directly  or through vidéo (Frédéric Laloux)
Use of business cases and business games
Evaluation methods
  •  Quizzes to complete before each session and course participation : 20% of the grade
  • Group report to be completed for Dec 15,2020 : 30% of the grade
  • Individual paper to be completed for Dec. 22,,2020 :50% of the grade
Evaluation week
  • Oral: No
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: No
Examination session
  • Oral: Defense of the individual paper : 5 students/ hour
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: 
  • Slides, vidéos
  • Frédéric Laloux, Reinventing organzations
  • Amid Sundararajan, The sharing economy, The MIT Press, 2016
  • Kate Raworth, Doughnut Economics, Random House, 2017
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Linguistics

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Master [120] in Environmental Bioengineering

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Master [120] in Motor Skills: Physical Education

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Law