Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


The Responsible Global Leadership Seminar focusing on Global Citizenship will introduce students to the principles of sustainability, corporate responsibility and circular economy. Students will have a chance to experience the challenges and opportunities of managing the corporate social performance in favour of creating shared value.

Credits: 1

Schedule: 10.01.2021 - 27.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Rita Järventie-Thesleff

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Rita Järventie-Thesleff

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    This two-day course brings together company representatives, professors and students. The goal of the seminar is to emphasize the UN Sustainable Development Goals in human, societal and business connections, and to discuss how to lead people responsibly under the umbrella of these goals.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Assessment based on work related to pre-readings and active participation.


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Only available to students enrolled in the CEMS MIM programme.

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action