Turun yliopisto Avoimen yliopiston Nettiopsu

Avoimen yliopiston Nettiopsu

Kirjaudu Avoimen yliopiston Nettiopsuun. Kirjaudu

TMe2 Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility 5 op

TM062002, Talousmaantiede, Turun kauppakorkeakoulu


Corporate (social) responsibility is the main framework for companies to respond to the global challenges and uneven development and to either reactively or proactively shape their reputation. (See further information on the course web page.)


After the course, students will be expected to: - Be familiar with the basic concepts of corporate (social) responsibility and how it continues to evolve in the increasingly globalized world - Understand the content and aims of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (hereafter, the SDGs) - Identify the future opportunities and possible challenges facing the company practices across the globe using the SDGs in shaping the corporate strategies and operations


The course consists of forum discussions, online lectures and written assignments in Moodle-environment. Instruction and materials are in English. Assignments can also be done in Finnish.


Virtual course. The course is part of the Finnish Universities' Partnership for International Development (UniPid) co-operation. **Spring semester 2021 - Summer period 2021, periods IV-V (15 March - 20 July 2021)** The course in arranged as integrated into degree studies. Please check the course details from [the study guide of Turku School of Economics](https://opas.peppi.utu.fi/fi/opintojakso/TM062002/1603).



The course assessment comprises 3 individual literature assignments that are graded 0-5 as well as a lecture diary that is fail/pass. The final grade is a weighted average of the assignment grades where the final essay weights x2. All assignments need to be of passing grades.


1. Potter, Binns; Elliot, Smith, Geographies of Development. An Introduction to Development Studies. 3rd ed., Harlow, Pearson Education Limited, 2008. 2. A collection of articles and online resources.


Ayu Pratiwi, Jarmo Nikander


Turun yliopisto, Turku


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75,00  €

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 (we charge 15 euros extra for paper invoice).