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CSR Learning Opportunities Part 1

This week we will highlight three different learning opportunities pertaining to corporate social responsibility.

Harvard Business School

Through their Executive Education programs, Harvard Business School (HBS) is offering a course called Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategies to Create Business and Social Value this coming October.  The HBS Executive Education programs prepare “executives from all over the world for new levels of leadership in their careers and within their organizations.”  The programs are taught worldwide by full-time Harvard Business professors.  Although the programs are non-degree, certificates are awarded for completion.  Each program generally runs for about 3-4 days. Continue reading

CSR Educational Programs

The DonationXchange software suite provides tools to companies and organizations that give back to the community.  The premium package focuses on the tracking and reporting of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. CSR is a fairly new phenomenon, so we thought we would share some CSR educational programs that may be of benefit to you.  Happy learning!

UC Berkley has an extension program focused on Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting. Their website describes the program as follows: “Upon successful completion of the program, you understand the principles of sustainability management and impact of climate change law on businesses and governments. You are able to make assessments, compile professional reports, take on a leadership role in communicating to stakeholders and focus your career in this innovative field of the growing green economy.”

Southern New Hampshire Universityoffers an MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility.  They describe their program as, “Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is increasingly seen as a key component of corporate strategy, evidenced by the increase in CSR senior-level positions at major companies.  Our MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility produces graduates who are well versed in the “triple bottom line”: people, planet and profit. With your MBA CSR degree you will be able to critically evaluate corporate social responsibility and business ethics issues relative to a range of management disciplines, industries, and external environments.” Continue reading