Corporate Social Responsibility

Key Info

Basic Information

Studypath:
Master in Business Administration
Semester:
1
Course Type:
Lecture
Language:
English
Cycle:
Winter term
Scheduling:
Entire semester
Course Units:
4.0
Credits:
5.0
Erasmus Capacity:
0
Compulsory Attendance:
No

Lecturer

The following details taken from the examination regulations MSBWL/13, SMPO 6. Änderungsordnung (zum WS 2018/19) (08.02.2019) are for information purposes only and not legally binding. For legally binding information, please refer to the corresponding official examination regulations of the program Master in Business Administration.

Syllabus

The course focuses on socially and environmentally responsible leadership along all activities of the value chain. In nine case studies, the class will cover issues of corporate social responsibility with regard to the development of business models, supply chain management, customer relationships, marketing, and pricing and revenue management.

Objectives

The students learn how to integrate social and ecological aspects into business models. The case studies emphasize critical decision situations in a manager’s work life. The interactive case study course focuses on the discussion of a variety of cases with the following learning objectives:
(1) Ethical thinking in critical decision situations,
(2) Application of a variety of business methods in semi-structured and ambiguous problems,
(3) Learning how companies deal with real world problems and implement solutions for business success,
(4) Importance of assessing situations using critical thinking and presenting opinions in controversial discussions.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Examination

(A) 1. Colloquium: Quality of contributing to classroom discussions (case studies) (50%, graded); 2. Examination: written exam (50%, graded, 60min.)
(B) 1. Colloquium: Quality of contributing to classroom discussions (case studies) (50%, graded); 2. Paper: Individual paper (50%, graded).
(C) 1. Project work: Preparation and presentation of a group assignment (50%, graded); 2. Examination: Written exam (50%, graded, 60min.).

The exact modus of the examination (A, B or C) and the weight ratio of both partial grades will be announced at the beginning of the class. Note that the default mode of examination for this class is Option A with a weight of 50:50 between the colloquium and the written exam.

Further Information

No information available in English at the moment.

Literature

No information available in English at the moment.