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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2017–2018
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KATVAA12 Responsible Business and Social Accounting (Option 1 Lectures, assignments and exam) 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Kauppatieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
Vastuullinen liiketoiminta
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

The student understands the roles of accounting and corporate reporting within CSR, responsible business and sustainability. The student knows the principles of social accounting and how these issues are being communicated to stakeholders. The student is able to evaluate such information from the user?s perspective. The student is also able to conceive the challenges related to representing, estimating and measuring of social performance and impacts of business.

General description

Students will be working together in groups returning assignments throughout the course, thus they should have enough time for it in their timetable.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Johanna Heiskanen, Teacher responsible


23-Oct-2017 – 11-Dec-2017
Lectures 24 hours
Mon 23-Oct-2017 - 4-Dec-2017 weekly at 12-15, Päät ls A32
6-Nov-2017 at 12 –14
13-Nov-2017 at 12 –15.30
20-Nov-2017 at 12 –14
27-Nov-2017 at 12 –15.30
Mon 11-Dec-2017 at 12-16, Päät ls A32


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Evaluation comprises of a group evaluation (group report/s and presentations) as well as an individual evaluation (individual assignments and an exam).

Exams: 4.12. at 8-12, 11.12 at 12-16, and 19.12. at 16-20

Study materials

Blowfield, M. and Murray, A.: Corporate Responsibility (2011 or latest ed.)

Zadek, S., Evans, R. and Pruzan, P.: Building Corporate Accountability: Emerging Practice in Social and Ethical Accounting and Auditing. (2013)

Other material assigned by the teacher.

Further information

KATVAA11 Business Ethics (5 ECTS) course (or corresponding studies) is a compulsory preceding course. Please notice, that it has to be completed before the beginning, or during, of course KATVAA12.

Option 1 (Lectures) is organised in period II and option 2 (Online course) is available in periods III-IV.