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JO13/KV16 Responsible Business: an introduction 6 op

JO022479, Johtaminen ja organisointi, Turun kauppakorkeakoulu


The course aims to provide a basic understanding of why responsible business matters, and what responsible business consists in. To this end, the course deals with central and topical issues related to responsible business including corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and sustainable development, sustainability reporting, environmental management & management systems, stakeholder engagement and sustainable consumption & social movements. In parallel, the course seeks to offer students an appreciation of the means through which sustainable change can be achieved or inhibited, be it via individual or collective action. The role of business and industry in building a more sustainable society is addressed. The course seeks to spark critical change agency within the participants toward building a better future. In addition to the examination and class discussions, students compare in teams sustainability strategies of two multinational firms and try out a sustainability related change in their daily life.


After the course, the students have an understanding of the themes of responsible business and master the relevant related concepts. Based on the introductory course, students can deepen their knowledge in other courses of Studies on Responsible Business (25 ECTS).


Participation in classroom work, written exam and exercise(s) **Further information on modes of study** Seminar to present the team work results (4 x 2 h): Students participate in one 2 h seminars


Lectures 15 h. **Autumn semester 2019, period I (2 September - 13 October 2019)** The course in arranged as integrated into degree studies and lectures take place during the day (Mon-Fri, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m). Please check the course timetables from [the study guide of Turku School of Economics](https://opas.peppi.utu.fi/fi/opintojakso/JO022479/1266), choose Toteutukset/Implementations. Teaching will be organized at Turku School of Economics (Rehtorinpellonkatu 3). NOTE! Exception: 15 October lecture will be organized at Publicum (Auditorium Pub2, Assistentinkatu 7) [Turku Campus map and lecture halls](https://helppopas.fi/map/turun-yliopisto) **Exam** Course includes a compulsory exam. Exams are taken electronically through the Electronic Exam service. E-exam rooms are located in Turku, Pori, Rauma. Registration to exam https://exam.utu.fi/enroll/exam/7048?code=AY:JO022479 More information about e-exams: https://utuguides.fi/examstudents




1. Blowfield, Michael - Murray, Alan (2011) Corporate Responsibility. Oxford University Press, 2ndedition. ISBN 978-0-19-958107-8. 2. Articles to be named during the lectures


Katariina Koistinen


Turun yliopisto, Turku


[Education manager Merja Brunnsberg]( https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), merja.brunnsberg[at]utu.fi [Student services secretary Elina Iso-Ilomäki]( https://www.utu.fi/fi/avoin-yliopisto-opetus/opintoneuvonta-ja-yhteystiedot), elina.iso-ilomaki[at]utu.fi


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90,00  €

Payment for studies should be paid within 24 hours after the registration using online bank or otherwise the registration is cancelled. In case an online net bank payment is not possible, the student must contact Student services secretary in advance before registration.