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KATVAA12 Responsible Business and Social Accounting 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
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Responsible Business
School 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 throughout the course, thus you should have enough time for it in your timetable.

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Johanna Heiskanen, Teacher responsible


20-Oct-2015 – 24-Nov-2015
Lectures 24 hours
Tue 20-Oct-2015 - 24-Nov-2015 weekly at 12.00-16.00, Linna K113, 1.12. Exam at 12-16 Main Building D10b


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

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

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 assigned material.

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 of course KATVAA12.