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KATVAA14 Business, Society and Nature (Option 1 Lectures and essay) 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II 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
Faculty of Management

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.

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Riikka Tapaninaho, Teacher responsible


18-Jan-2018 – 22-Feb-2018
Lectures 24 hours
Thu 18-Jan-2018 - 22-Feb-2018 weekly at 8-12, Pinni ls A3111


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria


Study materials

Material assigned by teacher.

Further information

Please note: Preceding studies

  • KATVAA11 Business Ethics (5 ECTS) course (or corresponding studies) is a compulsory preceding course. You can complete Business Ethics course as independent study before or during KATVAA14 course. You will receive a grade for KATVAA14 course only after completing Business Ethics course or showing proof of corresponding studies.
  • KATVAA12 Responsible Business and Social Accounting (5 ECTS) a recommended preceding course.

Option 1 (Lectures and essay) is organised in period III and option 2 (Independent study and essay) is available in period IV.