Avoin yo, Introduction to Responsible Business, lv. 2020 - 2021

Extent of the study programme
4 ECTS credits
Completion mode
Distance teaching
Study fee
60 Euros

Study objectives

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  •  identify the principles of sustainable development and their connection to corporate social responsibility (CSR);
  •  explain the importance of sustainability/CSR in the academic and managerial context;
  •  compare corporate approaches to environmental and social issues;

Study contents

Global sustainability challenges. Concepts of business ethics, corporate social responsibility and corporate sustainability. Threats and business possibilities related to sustainability. Sustainability practices in business. Future perspectives to corporate social responsibility.

UN Sustainable development goals: all the sustainable development goals will be discussed during the course


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  • sustainability

Admissions services

University of Jyväskylä Open University / Student Services

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