Communities and governments now require organizations to be responsible and accountable for their performance in relation to their social and environmental responsibilities and these responsibilities have increasingly formed part of organizations' ethical values and strategic agendas.
This training reflects the major contemporary trends in corporate citizenship, social and environmental responsibility and accountability.
At the end of this training, participants will be able to;
- Understand ethics and explain how ethical behavior relates to behavior governed by law and free choice.
- Explain approaches for evaluating ethical behavior.
- Describe how individual and organizational factors shape ethical decision making.
- Understand corporate social responsibility and how to evaluate it along economic, legal, ethical and discretionary criteria.
- Identify the link between corporate strategic management and CSR strategy.
- Discuss how ethical organizations are created through ethical leadership and organizational structures and systems.
- Identify important stakeholders for an organization and discuss how managers balance the interests of various stakeholders.
Intensive and interactive lectures complemented by hands-on exercises using relevant training equipment and aids.
- Persons getting started on Corporate Social Responsibility
- Persons looking for practical ways to deliver Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives
- Persons saddled with CSR responsibilities in organizations
- Persons seeking effective toolkit to launch or refine their Corporate Social Responsibility strategies
- Persons seeking in-depth understanding of contemporary Corporate Social Responsibility issues
- What is Ethics?
- Criteria for Ethical Decision Making
- Utilitarian Approach
- Individualism Approach
- Moral Rights Approach
- Justice Approach
- Factors Affecting Ethical Choices
- The Manager
- The Organization
- What Is Social Responsibility?
- Organizational Stakeholders
- The Ethic of Sustainability and the Natural Environment
- Ethics, Responsibilities and Strategy
- Introduction to corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy
- Approaches to viewing social/ethical and environmental responsibilities
- Stakeholders and strategic issues
- CSR strategy and purpose
- CSR strategy formulation
- CSR strategy and implementation
- Business programs and their influence on ethics
- Future ethics
- The Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility
- Rationale for corporate social responsibility
- Describing social responsibility
- Social responsibility debate
- Social responsibility theories
- Pyramid of CSR
- Contemporary CSR concepts
- Views on corporate and business citizenship
- The Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility
- Responses to corporate social responsibility
- Planning for CSR
- Corporate philanthropy, voluntarism, and sponsorship
- Social venture philanthropy (SVP)
- Social auditing and reporting
- Corporate reputation and CSR
- Social auditing and reporting criteria
- Evaluating CSR reporting
- Environmental and Business responsibilities
- Globalization and Business responsibilities
- Managing Company Ethics and Social Responsibility