GNU - Corporate Social Responsibility Program

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Program Overview

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) introduces students to the global drivers of CSR including sustainable development, regulatory mandates and shareholders, consumers and political processes. It provides students with an understanding of the impact of CSR on business strategy, culture, operations and corporate performance. CSR is examined as a risk mitigation device, and also as an opportunity for the development of new products, markets and business models.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Make the business case for corporate sustainability and responsibility
  • Understand the issues related to the successful implementation of corporate sustainability and responsibility agendas
  • Manage the corporate sustainability process effectively and efficiently
  • Prepare useful change strategies and change agent roles for corporate sustainability.