This course utilizes a case-study approach of addressing and discussing issues in corporate and social responsibility. Emphasis is placed on reviewing examples from public and private business that have had both a positive and negative net impact on the business and on the environment at the local, regional, and global level from an ethical, public relations, and profitability perspective.
Identify ways businesses can reduce ecological damage.
Determine competitive advantages of environmental sustainability.
Current Trends in Corporate Social Responsibility
Describe the responsibility of business to society.
Define terms that are common in the field of corporate social responsibility.
Identify trends in corporate social responsibility.
Evaluation of Social Responsibility
Assess the social and corporate profitability of a social responsibility strategy.
Evaluate the effectiveness of social responsibility strategies.
Managing Corporate Social Issues
Describe social issues relevant to business.
Explain the alignment of social responsibility goals with business goals.
Compare and contrast best practices for selecting social issues.
Social Responsibility Strategies
Compare and contrast social responsibility strategies.
Summarize factors that influence the selection of corporate social responsibility strategies.
Identify an appropriate social initiative for an organization.
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