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Postgraduate Course: Developing Inclusive Business Strategies (BUST11217)

Course Outline
SchoolBusiness School CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe aim of this core module is to give programme participants an understanding of how international businesses are contributing to addressing some of the global challenges of our time. It aims to provide programme participants with a thorough understanding of the subject area of corporate sustainability and responsibility from the perspective of the international firm, and from the perspective of the international manager and business leader having to make decisions concerning international businesses.
Course description Week 1: Introduction and Course Overview
Week 2: International Business and Globalization
Week 3: Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility
Week 4: Value Based Leadership
Week 5: Alliances and Partnerships
Week 6: Business and Corruption
Week 7: Business and Poverty
Week 8: Business and Climate Change
Week 9: Business and Human Rights
Week 10: Reflection

Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements For Business School PG students only, or by special permission of the School. Please contact the course secretary.
Additional Costs Text book(s)
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
On completing the course students will be able to address, for actual companies operating in international contexts, questions such as:

- What is corporate sustainability and responsibility?

- What is the purpose of business in the global world order?

- What are the possible roles of businesses in different cultures and societies?

- How are businesses responding to some of the world┐s challenges?

- What internal and external environments are required to enable businesses tackle some of the contemporary global challenges?
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsMBA Developing Inclusive Business Strategies
Contacts
Course organiserDr Kenneth Amaeshi
Tel: (0131 6)50 2146
Email: Kenneth.Amaeshi@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Kate Ainsworth
Tel: (0131 6)51 3854
Email: Kate.Ainsworth@ed.ac.uk
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