Regenerative Economy

llsmx2001  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Regenerative Economy
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
De Rongé Yves; Mossay Emmanuel;
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

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
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 et John B. Fullerton)
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 15,2019 : 30% of the grade
  • Individual paper to be completed for Dec. 22,,2019 :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 Law

Master [120] in Motor Skills: Physical Education

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] : Business Engineering