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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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KATVAA14 Business, Society and Nature 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Responsible Business
Person in charge
Professor, university instructor
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.


Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

The student understands of the linkages between business, society and nature. The student knows the principles of environmental responsibility and corporate sustainability. The student recognises challenges and opportunities related to sustainability issues, such as climate change and scarcity of natural resources, and is able to apply this to decision-making in business.


Relationships between business, society and nature; Corporate sustainability; Environmental responsibility; Climate change engagement in business organisations; Natural resources and ecosystem services.

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 and essay  Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Material assigned by teacher. 

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
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