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Course unit, curriculum year 2023–2024
KAT.VAST.206

Business, society and nature, 5 cr

Tampere University
Teaching periods
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)
Active in period 2 (23.10.2023–31.12.2023)
Active in period 3 (1.1.2024–3.3.2024)
Active in period 4 (4.3.2024–31.5.2024)
Active in period 5 (1.6.2024–31.7.2024)
Course code
KAT.VAST.206
Language of instruction
englanti
Academic years
2021–2022, 2022–2023, 2023–2024
Level of study
Aineopinnot
Grading scale
Yleinen asteikko, 0-5
Persons responsible
Vastuuopettaja:
Lara Gonzalez Porras, Professor
Vastuuopettaja:
Heta Leinonen
Vastuuorganisaatio
Johtamisen ja talouden tiedekunta 100 %
Järjestävä organisaatio
Kauppatieteiden opetus 100 %

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. 

Learning outcomes
Prerequisites
Recommended prerequisites
Further information
Learning material
Studies that include this course
Completion option 1

Osallistuminen opetukseen

04.03.2024 31.05.2024
Active in period 4 (4.3.2024–31.5.2024)
Completion option 2

Itsenäinen työskentely

11.09.2023 13.12.2023
Active in period 1 (1.8.2023–22.10.2023)
Active in period 2 (23.10.2023–31.12.2023)
08.01.2024 25.02.2024
Active in period 3 (1.1.2024–3.3.2024)
15.05.2024 31.07.2024
Active in period 4 (4.3.2024–31.5.2024)
Active in period 5 (1.6.2024–31.7.2024)