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.


To strengthen and deepen the student's knowledge and theoretical understanding of key areas of corporate responsibility management and sustainability in business.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 03.12.2021 - 03.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Leena Lankoski

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:

    A selection of classics and/or current writings on various aspects of corporate responsibility management and sustainability in business.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Exam 100%

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Preparation for the exam 156h
    Exam 4h
    Total 160 h (6 ECTS)


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    List of readings as indicated in the course syllabus.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Students are admitted to the course in the following priority order 1) Creative Sustainability, 2) MIB/Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 3) students in Business School's master's programmes: IDBM, Global Management, ISM, Finance, Accounting, Business Law (Yritysjuridiikka), Marketing, Economics.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I, ,Autumn II, Spring IV

    2021-2022 Autumn I, Autumn II, Spring IV

    Course Homepage:

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