This online course introduces you to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its place in the world today. You will learn about the history, the different definitions and approaches, and the application of CSR within organisations. The learning materials and tools available in the courses allow you to acquire an introductory knowledge of CSR that will help you address social responsibility and sustainability concerns more effectively.
Define and summarise the concept of CSR and Sustainability
Review alternative definitions of CSR and their strengths and limitations
Assess comparative needs for CSR Distinguish between the applications of CSR in various practical situations
Module 1 Introduction and CSR definitions Module 2 Why CSR? Where is CSR today? Module 3 The UN and International Agencies Treatment of CSR Module 4 CSR Regulation Module 5 ISO2600 and GRI Module 6 Is CSR Philanthropy? Communicating your CSR and Sustainability Module 7 Applying definitions in practice Final Assignment
José Antonio David
Universidad Católica de Córdoba
Dr Divya Singh
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Develop critical thinking about the theory and practice of responsible leadership. This course will examine different theories and will focus on dialogical leadership, which enables transparent and effective deliberation
Starting date: 2022 Duration: 8 weeks Study method: 100% online
Ethics in Higher Education Special Mention CSR and Sustainability
Gain specialised knowledge in a cutting-edge area of applied ethics, with well-defined, complex and non-routine subject matters, such as the practice of corporate social responsibility, sustainability and transformation.
Starting date: Spring Semester 2022 Duration: 8 weeks: Study method: 100% online