The Impact, Critics, and Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Program Description

The Impact, Critics, and Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

Key Information

  • Course Code: SM104B
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Fee: £1605

Course Outline

The Impact of CSR

  • Understanding impact
  • Different dimensions of the impact of CSR
  • The challenges of determining the impact

Criticisms of CSR

  • Introducing critiques of CSR
  • ‘CSR is anti-business’
  • ‘CSR is pro-business’
  • ‘The scope of CSR is too narrow’
  • CSR fails to achieve its goals’

The Future of CSR

  • Where is CSR heading?
  • Mega-trends affecting CSR
  • Embedding and integrating CSR
  • Transition and transformation
  • The role of business in society

Target audience

  • Heads of organizations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
  • Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives interested in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
  • Managers of tomorrow who wish to develop modern business practices and find ways to act in a truly responsible way.
  • Those who see business as being increasingly central to addressing global concerns and society’s expectations of going beyond wealth creation, against a backdrop of financial crises, climate change, political shifts, and population growth.
  • Those who want their business to maximize profits whilst also being publicly accountable for its social and environmental record.
  • Those who are concerned about the role of business in modern society.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The importance of understanding impact.
  • The ways we learn about the impact and the ways it is assessed.
  • A framework for understanding the different dimensions to impact.
  • An overview of the impact of CSR to date.
  • The challenges of assessing impact.
  • Why some see CSR as being anti-business or anti-free markets.
  • How some regard CSR as being too pro-business.
  • Why CSR has been criticised for failing to deal with major areas of the interaction of business with society.
  • Why some feel that CSR needs to become more rigorous and tougher in its approach.
  • The major trends that will affect what is meant by CSR over the coming years.
  • Aspects of contemporary CSR that may be refined or enhanced.
  • Evolving types of approach to CSR.
  • What CSR reveals about the changing role of business in twenty-first-century society.

What is Included:

  • 18 hours of classroom-based training
  • Apple iPad
Last updated Dec 2019

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