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Corporate Responsibility

Module name (EN): Corporate Responsibility
Degree programme: Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012
Module code: BBWL-430
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
German
Assessment:
Term paper with presentation, participation, mandatory attendance (Can be repeated annually)
Curricular relevance:
BBWL-430 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 4, mandatory course
BBWL-430 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2016, semester 4, mandatory course
Workload:
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BBWL-110 Introduction to Business Administration
BBWL-360 Soft Skills


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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Christian Conrad
Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Christian Conrad
Prof. Dr. Achim Schröder
Dr. Otto Schmidt


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Learning outcomes:
Business Ethics
After successfully completing this module, students will:
1. be able to apply the theoretical background of business ethics to case studies.
2. be able to explain the importance of ethics for companies and the economy based on individual cases.
3. be able to identify and analyze ethical behavior in specific economic situations.
  
Environmental Management
After successfully completing this module, students will:
1. be able to explain sustainable business management and sustainable consumption.
2. be able to present the concepts and instruments of environmental management in the economic sphere.
3. be able to give an overview of specific environmental management tools at company level.
4. be able to explain specific rules and regulations.
 
 


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Module content:
Business Ethics
1. Principles of business ethics
2. Approaches to ethical evaluation
        Classic ethics
        Modern business ethics
3. The human being in the economy
4. The market and morals
5. Ethics as a regulatory policy
6. Ethics tools in corporate governance
        a) Institutional ethics
        b) Organizational ethics
        c) Leadership ethics        
 
Environmental Management
1. "Green Economy"
2. Integrated product policy vs. production-integrated environmental protection
3. Corporate life cycle assessments and environmental management systems
4. Life cycle assessment and product life cycle assessment
5. Integrated management systems (quality, environment and occupational safety)
6. Material flow management and eco-controlling
 


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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture and tutorial and/or group work

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Recommended or required reading:
Business Ethics
-Conrad, Christian: Moral und Wirtschaftskrisen, Enron, Subprime & Co., Hamburg
 2010.
-Dietzfelbinger, Daniel: Praxisleitfaden Unternehmensethik, Wiesbaden latest
 edition.
-Göbel, Elisabeth: Unternehmensethik, Grundlagen und praktische Umsetzung,
 Stuttgart 2013.
-Noll, Bernd: Grundriss der Wirtschaftsethik, Stuttgart latest edition.
 .
Environmental Management
- Handbuch Umweltcontrolling, Herausgeber Bundesumweltministerium und
  Umweltbundesamt, Franz Vahl, München, 2001
- Baumast, A. und Pape, J.: Betriebliches Umweltmanagement, Eugen Ulmer, 2009
- Schmid, D.: Qualitätsmanagement, Arbeitsschutz und Umweltmanagement, 2. Auflage, Europe Lehrmittel, 2008
- Loew, T. et al.: Bedeutung der CSR _ Diskussion für Nachhaltigkeit und Anforderungen an Unternehmen, Eigenverlag, Future e.V. und IÖW, Münster, Berlin, 2004
- Belz, F.-M., et al.: Nachhaltiger Konsum und Verbraucherpolitik im 21. Jahrhundert, Metropolis, Weimar, 2007
 


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