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: 05.01.2022 - 21.01.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    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 for whole curriculum period:

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


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:


Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This course fulfills the 'Global Citizenship' seminar requirement in the CEMS MIM curriculum.

    This course is open to CEMS students exclusively. 100% attendance is required.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring III

    2021-2022 Spring III

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.