CEMA2330 Introduction to Responsible Business (4 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Coordinating organisation:
Open University, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


Global sustainability challenges. Concepts of business ethics, corporate social responsibility and corporate sustainability. Threats and business possibilities related to sustainability. Sustainability practices in business. Future perspectives to corporate social responsibility.

UN Sustainable development goals: all the sustainable development goals will be discussed during the course

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
- identify the principles of sustainable development and their connection to corporate social responsibility (CSR);
- explain the importance of sustainability/CSR in the academic and managerial context;
- compare corporate approaches to environmental and social issues;

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
sustainability experiment, exam, group work
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (4 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail