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KATVAA12 Corporate Responsibility and Accounting 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Responsible Business
Person in charge
Professor, university lecturer.
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2011 – 2012


Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

The student is able to understand the multifaceted relationship between business and society, and the broad impacts corporate activities have on societies. Moreover, the student understands the roles of accounting and corporate reporting within responsible business. The student is able to conceive the challenges related to representing, estimating and measuring of social impacts of business. The student knows the principles of social accounting and how these issues are being communicated to corporate stakeholders. The student is also able to evaluate such information from the user’s perspective.


Concepts of sustainable development, corporate responsibility and social accounting. The principles of social accounting and corporate social responsibility reporting. Reporting standards and guidelines.

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
Participation in course work 
In English
Written exam 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Blowfield, M. and Murray, A.: Corporate Responsibility (2008 or latest ed.)

Other assigned material.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
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