Instructor

Piia Nurmi

Leader of Education and Research: Resource-efficient business research group at Turku University of Applied Sciences

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Overview

Dear students,

A course on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) for Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences students. The first opportunity to take this course was on summer 2016 as part of the www.summersemester.fi.   

Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) offers an online course on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The responsible lecture for this course is Nurmi Piia.  It is 5 credits.

Nowadays, economic, social and environmental issues related to social responsibility and sustainability are increasingly gaining significance, especially in the business sector. The field of responsible business practice becomes one of the most challenging and dynamic subjects corporate leaders face today. Hence, CSR is born out of a socioeconomic and political context. 

The objective of this online course is to introduce the participants to the concept of CSR and Sustainable Development, ensure the cohesive definition of CSR and its application to corporate sustainability. 

The learning materials and tools are available online through the course allow participants to acquire the relevant introductory knowledge regarding CSR topic. The knowledge will guide the participants to address better organizational responsibility concerns.

The assignments are in the form of online discussion, case study report and peer review on self-reflection and other participants' papers.

The evaluation and feedback will be given at the end of the course and task by task during the course.

What you will learn:

  • Definition CSR 
  • Stakeholders 
  • Issues concerning Sustainability
  • Performance Evaluation and Performance Reporting 
  • CSR strategy and leadership

This course is for everyone who is interested in the topic of CSR and Economic Sustainability, especially for newbies who are not familiar with CSR  ✌️ 

 

Welcome!  ❤️ 

 

p.s. Thank you Le Thao (former student on the course) for help & development work on this course.

Course content

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • EVALUATION AND TIMETABLE

  • 1. CSR - DEFINITION & THE PRINCIPLES

  • 2. CSR & SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES

  • 3. STAKEHOLDERS

  • 4. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION & REPORTING

  • 5. CSR STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP

  • CONCLUSION

  • COURSE MATERIALS

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