Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics

Module N1573

Module details for 2017/18.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

The module aims to provide an investigation of the relationship between organisations and their stakeholder groups, and the social accountability and responsibilities that a corporation holds towards different stakeholders.
The module will also introduce you to concepts of corporate governance, socially responsible investment and ethical issues relevant to contemporary business.
The module should be contemporary, interesting, stretching and relevant. It should build on and integrate with other modules that you have taken and/or are taking.

Module learning outcomes

Display a systematic understanding of the key concepts, principles and philosophical underpinning of Corporate Social Responsibility

Undertake with others an analysis and evaluation of a selected organisation's contemporary stakeholder practice

Appreciate the contested and uncertain status of CSR as an emergent area of study within business and management

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework100.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT2 Week 11 75.00%
EssayT2 Week 8 25.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterSeminar1 hour11111111111
Spring SemesterLecture2 hours11111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Natalia Slutskaya

Assess convenor, Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/379707

Ms Alison McGregor

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/253469

Ms Claire Tingsager

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/105587

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