Kursnamn Corporate Social Responsibility (R0217-3079)
Kursdatum 04.09.2023 - 13.11.2023
Yrkeshögskolan Laurea-ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

Bransch Naturvetenskaplig HUB, Turism och kosthåll HUB, Business HUB
Lärare Juha Uutela
För öppna YH studenter Nej
Nivå YH

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Anmälningstid 22.05.2023 - 27.08.2023

Corporate Social Responsibility (R0217-3079)

04.09.2023 - 13.11.2023


After completing the study unit you are able to:

  • analyze environmental, social and economic responsibilities in service business
  • develop sustainable practises in organisations

Online study unit in Canvas. You are able to study the first three modules (Environmental, Social and Economic responsibility) independently and at your own pace. These modules must be done in numerical order and they are assessed automatically. In these modules you will learn the basic principles of environmental, social and economic responsibility in business operations.

In the last module of the course you will collaborate in teams to analyse and come up with recommendations for improving sustainability in a case organisation’s operations. Please study also the group work assignment already in the beginning so that you can start to form a team and to find a suitable company to analyse.

In addition to the assignments given in the modules, you will also keep a Learning Diary throughout the study unit. Please follow carefully the guidance for the Learning Diary.

The study unit will be evaluated based on your individual assignments, CSR Report and Learning Diary.


Feedback and evaluation

The study unit will be evaluated based on your individual assignments, active discussion on each topic, CSR Report and Learning Diary.

  1. Our Earth, individual work, Pass/Fail
  2. Social Responsibility, individual work, Pass/Fail
  3. Economic Responsibility, individual work, Pass/Fail
  4. CSR Report, team work (40%), grade 1-5
  5. Learning Diary, individual work (60%), grade 1-5

Your individual assignments will be taken into consideration when calculating your final grade.

  • Environmental responsibility, individual work
  • Social Responsibility, individual work
  • Economic Responsibility, individual work

Each above mentioned individual modules are evaluated automatically as described below

  • You need to mark instructions completed, score at least 5 points from the Quizz, contribute to discussion area and return Learning Diary based on that module CSR Report, team work (40%), maximum 50 points.
  • Learning Diary, individual work (60%), maximum 50 points.

All these parts must be completed before the final grade is given. The final grade is lowered by at least 0.5 if any work is submitted late.

Please note that active discussion is required during the discussion weeks. If you fail to take part in any discussions, you are required to write a summary of that week’s discussion.

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

  • There are no contact lessons during this study unit. You will work online, both individually and in teams, and actively participate in online discussions and carry out assignments.
  • You are supposed to work with the diary during the whole study unit i.e. starting from the very first week.
  • You will be required to write reports individually and in teams. Please note that all reports are submitted automatically to Urkund for plagiarism detection.
  • You are required to compile all your contributions to any discussions in the individual learning diary.


Canvas course includes necessary materials on each theme and links to external resources.