KAT.VAST.206 Business, society and nature, Independent Project 5 ECTS: in spring 2021,periods III-IV, 10.1.-14.5.2022.
Independent project, which comprises online assignments and a final essay, to be completed according to the students’ own schedule. Language of instruction: English.
Business, society and nature, 5 cr
Language of instruction: English
The student understands the linkages between business, society and nature. The student comprehends the principles of corporate sustainability and environmental responsibility. The student recognises challenges and opportunities related to sustainability issues, such as climate change and scarcity of natural resources. The student is able to apply this knowledge to analyse and improve sustainability practices in business. The student is able to verbalise and reflect the acquired knowledge and the individual learning process.
Course content: relationship between business, society and nature; Corporate sustainability; Environmental responsibility; Sustainability challenges and opportunities; The sustainability journey in organisations, The future of sustainability. Completion options: 1) Lecture course, which comprises participation in the lectures, and group and individual assignments; 2) Independent project, which comprises online assignments and a final essay, to be completed according to the students’ own schedule. Language of instruction: English. Katvaa11 Business Ethics is a pre-requirement for this course.
Corporate social responsibility reporting, KAT.VAST.204, 5 cr
Business Ethics (Yritysetiikka), KAT.VAST.202, 5 cr
Materials assigned by the teacher of the course.
General scale, 0-5
KAT.JOHT-M20 Intermediate Studies in Management and Organization, Open University Studies
MAB.SUST-M30 Thematic Module in Responsible Business and Sustainability, Open University Studies
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