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KATVAA12 Responsible Business and Social Accounting 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
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 returning assignments throughout the course, thus they should have enough time for it in their timetable.

Enrolment for University Studies

Before enrolling to this course, make sure you are able to complete KATVAA11 Business Ethics (5 ECTS) before the beginning of course KATVAA12.

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Enrolment for Open University Studies

Before enrolling to this course, make sure you are able to complete KATVAA11 Business Ethics (5 ECTS) before the beginning of course KATVAA12.
Enrolling begins 11th of August 2016.

Teachers

Johanna Heiskanen, Teacher responsible

Teaching

24-Oct-2016 – 12-Dec-2016
Lectures 24 hours
Mon 24-Oct-2016 at 12-14, Pinni A3107
Mon 24-Oct-2016 at 14-16, Pinni B3107
Mon 31-Oct-2016 - 12-Dec-2016 weekly at 12.00-16.00, Linna K110, Exception: No lecture on November 14.
Mon 5-Dec-2016 at 12.00-16.00, Linna K110, Exam!

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Evaluation comprises of a group evaluation (group report/s and presentations) as well as an individual 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 material assigned by the teacher.

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.