Corporate Social Responsibility – DAS

In a rapidly evolving global environment, where information is free flowing, companies face changing societal expectations. Once an addon, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an essential element of companies’ strategy to build a competitive, innovative, costeffective and sustainable business. Learn how to integrate CSR at the core of your organisation through a dynamic and interactive course combining lectures by leading CSR professionals and academic experts, group exercises, case studies and exchanges with peers. Join our network of over 300 alumni from 44 countries who have attended the course since it was launched in 2008

Objectives

  • Understand the different aspects of CSR and how it contributes to institutions meeting global sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • Master the latest CSR cutting-edge tools, methodologies and strategies
  • Enhance your leadership skills to become an innovative responsible leader
  • Step back, reflect over the course and integrate its learning outcomes into real life in a final report

Audience

Professional from private companies, NGOs, international organisations and the public sector

Program

12 modules: Introduction to CSR: Concept, Issues and Critical Perspective • Business Ethics • Business and Human Rights • Business and the Environment • Multistakeholder Initiatives, Standards and Partnerships • Systemic Approaches to Sustainability • Sustainable Finance •  CR Reporting • Managing Responsible Supply Chains • Change Management and Communicating CSR • Sustainable Business Models in a Digital World • DAS Report

Update

Unfortunately the CRS programs for 2018-2019 will not take place. In the meantime you can do the following:

For more information: csr(at)unige.ch

*opening of the course is subject to the number of participants

Information

Language

English

Program duration

Se renseigner

Application deadline

Se renseigner

Format

En présence
36 ECTS credits

Tuition fees

CHF 11700.-

Venue

University of Geneva
Modules can be followed individually - please contact us

Admission criteria

A recognised University degree or equivalent and at least 3 years of professional experience. Proficiency in English is required.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the different aspects of CSR and how it contributes to institutions meeting global sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • Master the latest CSR cutting-edge tools, methodologies and strategies
  • Enhance your leadership skills to become an innovative responsible leader
     

Schedule

Thursday: 15.00-21.00 | Friday and Saturday: 08.30-18.00 On Thursday, from 12.00 to 14.00, participants can attend the CSR Thursday Lunches, a unique networking opportunity over CSR conference luncheons.

Number of participants

Nombre de places limité

Direction

Prof. Thomas STRAUB, Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM),

Dr. Catherine FERRIER, Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM),

Prof. Lucio BACCARO, Geneva School of Social Sciences (G3S), University of Geneva

Coordination

Dr. Catherine FERRIER, University of Geneva
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