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KATVAA13 Sustainable business practices 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Responsible Business
Person in charge
Professor, university lecturer
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2015–2016 X
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies
Compulsory KATVAP11 Business ethics course or corresponding studies.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2012 – 2015


Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

The student is aware of how economic, social and environmental responsibility are linked to and contextualised in business practices. The student understands the diversity of business operations and key features of different business models. The student is aware of the opportunities and challenges provided by different business models in creating societal welfare and stakeholder value.


The course unit explores sustainable business practices and the topics include: Responsibility in various business models and contexts; limited companies, cooperatives, social enterprises, public organisations, and hybrid organisations. Case exercises and visiting lecturers.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Lectures, case exercises and assignments  Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Material assigned by teacher. 

Further information

Lukuvuonna 2015-2016 opintojakso toteutetaan Kampuskamari-yhteistyönä.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Management
School of Management
School of Management
School of Management
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Management
School of Management
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
School of Management