Course syllabus PETA - Corporate Social Responsibility (FBE - SS 2018/2019)


     Czech          English          


Course code:
PETA
Course title in Czech:
Corporate Social Responsibility
Course title in English:
Corporate Social Responsibility
Semester:
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
-- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Management (FBE)
Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Teachers:
Ing. Sylvie Formánková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Field of study
TeacherEntryFrequency
Capacity
Note
Tuesday
11.00-12.50
Q22
LectureEvery week60 
Tuesday13.00-14.50
Q14
S. Formánková
Seminar
Even week30erasmus
Tuesday
13.00-14.50Q14
B-EMAJ
S. Formánková
Seminar
Odd week
30 
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Students are provided with the basic knowledge and orientation in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business ethics. Methods of theoretical and practical integration of CSR, ethics and philanthropic activities in business strategic planning will be introduced. To achieve this aim, experts from profit and non-profit sector will be invited as speakers. Students will be actively participating on project solving and the results will practically influence the profit or non-profit sector.
 
Course content:
1.
Business ethic vs. corporate social responsibility (allowance 4/2)
 
a.History and origin of business ethics
b.The relationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
c.
Ethical decision making

2.The importance and origin of CSR (allowance 10/5)
 
a.
The introduction to CSR
b.Origin of CSR
c.
Sustainability
d.
Corporate philanthropy
e.
CSR in developing economies
f.Globalization and CSR; CSR in multination context

3.Managing and implementation of CSR (allowance 12/6)
 
a.
How to manage CSR
b.
The position of CSR in leadership of a company
c.
Social accounting
d.Stakeholder management
e.
Responsible investment
f.
CSR in small and medium sized enterprises

4.Impact, criticism and future of CSR (allowance 4/2)
 
a.
The impact of CSR
b.
Criticism of CSR
c.Future and development of CSR

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice14 h
consultation
8 h
project work20 h
public presentation (oral)5 h
preparation for exam
35 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation of presentation
5 h
elaboration and execution of projects
15 h
Total
140 h
 
Assessment methods:
Students obtain credits for their own projects solved and presented during semester, activity during seminars and participation on compulsory and optional activities during seminars, lectures and practices. Project is pracical, students realize their own socially responsible ideas a present their realization in the form of a poster. Posters will be part of an exhibition of socially responsible students´ project. Part of the course is the organisation of Socially Responsible Day at MENDELU. The participation of students is obligatory. For these activities students can obtain 10 points (active participation) and 35 points (project realization and poster). The exam is written, where students prove theoretical knowledge, the ability to implement the knowledge in business praxis by solving practical exercises. The maximum points from the examination is 30.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
Corporate social responsibility: an ethical approach. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 176 p. Broadview guides to business and professional ethics. ISBN 978-1-55111-294-7.
Corporate social strategy: stakeholder engagement and competitive advantage. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 348 p. ISBN 978-0-521-14963-1.
WERTHER, W B. -- CHANDLER, D. Strategic corporate social responsibility: stakeholders in a global environment. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Sage, 2011. 415 p. ISBN 978-1-4129-7453-0.
ANHEIER, H K. Creative philanthropy: toward a new philanthropy for the twenty-first century. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2006. 277 p. ISBN 0-415-37091-4.
FLEMING, P. The end of corporate social responsibility: crisis & critique. 1st ed. Los Angeles: Sage, 2013. 125 p. ISBN 978-1-84920-516-0.

Recommended:
BLOWFIELD, M. -- MURRAY, A. Corporate responsibility. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 431 p. ISBN 978-0-19-958107-8.
CRANE, A. -- MATTEN, D. Business ethics: managing corporate citizenship and sustainability in the age of globalization. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. 614 p. ISBN 9780199564330.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
-- item not defined --
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 02/19/2019.

Type of output: