Online Practical Guide to CSR and Sustainable Development (W19)
The objective of this wholly online e-course is to introduce the participant to the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development today, operationalising the term and ensuring a cohesive definition of CSR and its applications to corporate sustainability. The learning materials and tools available through the courses allow participants to acquire the relevant introductory knowledge that will help them and their organizations to better address social responsibility concerns. The course is updated frequently to ensure latest information included e.g. much more on GRI than before.
Check out this this introductory 9 minute video from the courses’s author Much more in the course …. of course!
Note: Payment. It is always a worry when you pay online, but please don’t worry. You can buy online using the ‘BUY NOW’ button on the LHS using any major credit card or even your own Paypal account (you don’t need a Paypal account to pay online if you dont wish to, although you may have to in some countries). We shall immediately send you the course logon instructions. We have also added a test payment of only $US1, so that you may check out our system and we shall send you an e-mail noting your payment. We hope that will encourage you to use our online services.
By the end of the online course, participants will be able to meet the following learning objectives:
- To define and summarise the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability:
- To review alternative definitions of CSR and their strengths and limitations;
- To assess comparative needs for CSR; and
- To distinguish between the applications of CSR in various practical situations.
A ten question multiple-choice exam is presented at the end of the course to test your knowledge and award a George Mason University of Washington DC, USA Completion Certificate if you are successful. You have two tries!
Citations from readers and users:
“Excellent layout and content, and the right balance between theory and practice. Congratulations!” Dr. Thomas Osburg, Head, Corporate Responsibility, Intel Europe
“You have done a great job. The programme is well designed, it addresses a clear need, and it is highly successful. The success owes a great deal to you. Finally, I am happy to contribute to your future ventures should you set-up another one.” [Prof. Abby Ghobadian, Henley Management College]