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LITO1007 Introduction to Corporate Resposibility 5 op
Organised by
Business Competence
Person in charge
Nikodemus Solitander (nikodemus.solitander@hanken.fi), Yewondwossen Tesfaye (yewondwossen.tesfaye@hanken.fi)
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2017–2018 X

Learning outcomes

Students will develop a basic understanding of the key concepts and perspectives that form the basis for Corporate Responsibility in relation to different business disciplines.

After completing the course, the student will be able to:
- define and apply key concepts and perspectives regarding corporate responsibility (CSR)
- identify relevant issues and analyze the challenges related to corporate responsibility in selected industries.


The course provides students an introduction to key concepts and perspectives that describe the challenges, opportunities, and risks that companies face regarding their social and environmental responsibilities. In the course, students have the opportunity to apply concepts and perspectives with different cases.

This course is taught in English.

Modes of study

The course has individual and group assignments.

The learning process and assignments:
The course is divided into four parts, which means that students need to individually complete one part per week. In order to complete the parts, you need to watch all the clips, complete the quizzes/exercises, write a short reflections (summary) based on your course readings, and review 2 short reflections written by other students. The review process is a very integral part of the course. Your review shows how much you have advanced in your studies, and it contributes to your general evaluation.

Cross case analysis (final essay)
You will write a final essay (a cross-case analysis) on two actual cases (will be provided). You will write the final essay in groups of 3-4.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
-Four Short reflections: Peer graded (each 10%/total 40%) - Cross case analysis: Final assignment (60%)

Recommended year of study

November-December 2017

Study materials

The link to primary reading materials will be provided on the learning platform.

Voluntary reading: Pedersen, E.R.G (ed.) (2015) Corporate Social Responsibility. London: Sage

Belongs to following study modules

Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
LITO - Basic Business Studies (Liiketoimintaosaaminen)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Turun kauppakorkeakoulu
Yhteiset opinnot
Tieteelliset jatkotutkinnot, TuKKK
Turun yliopiston tutkijakoulu, kauppatiet.alan op.