Corporate Social Responsibility

Degree programs: MSc Management, MSc Logistics & SCM

Based on the two fundamental schools of thought on corporate social responsibility (CSR), this module provides insights into the importance and scope of CSR in modern business. In particular, it provides students with an understanding of the individual- and institutional-level reasons for the importance of CSR and teaches them how to implement CSR on both levels.


• Introduction to CSR

• Theoretical foundations of CSR

• Philosophical approaches to CSR

• CSR in Practice

• Shareholder value & Stakeholder value

• Tensions in Corporate Sustainability & Multi-stakeholder governance

Course facts

Offered byProf. Dr. Jan Becker
ECTS credits5 Credit Points
Method of examinationWritten assignments (50%) Group presentation (50%)