KATVAA12 Responsible Business and Social Accounting (Indepedent study) 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 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.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Outi Lehtonen, Teacher responsible


1-Mar-2019 – 31-May-2019
Independent work 135 hours Web-based

Further information

The course is an online course. The course comprises of an essay and a written exam of the course material.

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, or during, of course KATVAA12.

Option 1 (Lectures) is organised in period II and option 2 (Online course) is available in periods III-IV.