Course Title: Digital Transformation and Sustainable Business Practices

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Transformation and Sustainable Business Practices

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Coordinator: Dr Huan Vo-Tran

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99251699

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: City Campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Appointment via email

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study: OMGT2379 Sustainable Digital Innovation 

Course Description

This course provides you with an understanding of how digital transformation is adopted in a variety of industries and influencing roles in areas such as accounting, financial planning, taxation, supply chain and information systems. The course will make use of relevant case studies to examine the impact of digital transformation on sustainable business practices, whilst reflecting on the fourth industrial revolution, Web 3.0 and the future. You will learn about the role of digital technologies and how they assist organisations to create business value whilst contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development


On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO 1: Critically analyse the impact of digital transformation across various industries with a focus on sustainable and ethical practices.

CLO 2: Reflect and respond on different digital transformation approaches using appropriate frameworks.

CLO 3: Design and develop plans to execute transformation initiatives that reflect a chosen industry.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course, you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems, conducting presentations, producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.

Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through the RMIT Student Website. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and made available to you as required during the teaching period.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Task 1: 30% 

Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 2: 30%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2

Assessment Task 3: 40%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3