Through this three-months course, students from either the business or the philanthropic sector will develop a greater understanding of both sides of the partnerships that underlie Corporate Social Responsibility projects. They will learn how they might improve their interactions with their cross-sector partners, develop better partnerships, improve their use of pooled resources, and deepen their impact.
Finally, they will learn from many examples of Corporate Social Responsibility across the world. This course will teach students interested in developing a CSR project to conduct a wider search than they may have previously undertaken to identify lessons and solutions that they may adapt to their own setting.
What you’ll learn
- Understand the Historical Development of Corporate Social Responsibility
- Understand how Corporate Social Responsibility works Today
- Learn about the Driving Forces of Corporate Social Responsibility (Today and Tomorrow)
- Acquire a solid Understanding of CSR´s Future
- Practical Knowledge for CSR-Professionals:
- – Get a clear Picture on how Corporate Social Responsibility is a stepping stone to Sustainable Business Models
- – Learn about Examples of “Do and Don´t”, integrating it into your own CSR Efforts
- – Get the Equipment to persuade your CEO of the Necessity of CSR (Today and Tomorrow)
- – Learn about Corporate Social Sustainability in a Nutshell, Apply it to your Company and Get Promoted.
- No previous knowledge necessary, the course is designed to make it easy to understand for beginner enthusiasts as well as advanced professionals.
- Basic understanding of business mechanics (demand and supply) is beneficial, though not mandatory.
Who this course is for:
- This course is for everyone who is interested in the topic of CSR and Economic Sustainability and would like to understand it in its full dimension.
- This Introduction Course is meant for newbies who are not familiar with CSR yet, especially for interested consumers who want to understand their impact on sustainability in the business world. CSR Professionals, as well as corporate decisions-makers will get a better understanding of how to leverage on CSR by implementing the concept of Social Return on Investment (SROI).