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Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility 5 ECTS

General description

UniPID course Globalisation and Corporate Responsibility.

Corporate (social) responsibility is the main framework for companies to respond to the global challenges and uneven development. On this course the theme in question will be considered from the standpoint of MDGs and thus, much emphasis will be put on developing countries.

Learning outcomes

After the course students will be familiar with sustainable development, globalisation, corporate (social) responsibility and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of UN. Students will understand the contents of them and the kind of possibilities and challenges they set for companies.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Online teaching

Teaching language


Individual assignments can also be done in Finnish.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Online discussions and written assignments. Individual assignments can also be done in Finnish.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
The course grade is given by final report on a scale 0-5. The literature and lecture assignments are not graded individually but they are obligatory.

Study materials

  • Geographies of Development. An Introduction to Development Studies. 3rd ed., Harlow, Pearson Education Limited, Potter, Binns, Elliot, Smith (2008), 978-0-13-222823-7.
  • A collection of articles

Further information

The course is recommended to those in their 2nd or 3rd year of study.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Management
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Faculty of Management