Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

    1. Unit level: 4
    2. Unit Code: A/503/7082
    3. GLH: 60
    4. Credit value: 15
    5. Unit grading structure: Assignments 80%, Quiz 20%
    6. Assessment guidance: Assignments in accordance with awarding organisation guidance
    7. Unit Aims:

To develop an understanding of CSR issues and impacts of CSR policy

Learning Outcomes

    1. Understand current corporate social responsibility issues facing business
      • Define corporate social responsibility (CSR)
      • Describe background and changing attitudes to CSR
      • Describe the regulatory framework for CSR
      • Explain environmental issues in CSR
      • Explain economic and political issues in CSR
      • Explain social and community issues in CSR
    2. Understand the impact of corporate social responsibility policy on different stakeholders
      • Assess the benefits of CSR to employees
      • Analyse the impact of CSR on the supply chain
      • Explain how a CSR policy impacts on business performance
      • Explain how CSR impacts on marketing strategy
      • Assess the potential conflicts which may arise between the needs and expectations of different stakeholders
    3. Be able to make Recommendations for responsible business practice
      • Review the CSR policy of a specific business
      • Assess the extent of voluntarism in CSR policy
      • Recommend changes to CSR policy to benefit different stakeholders
      • Assess the potential impact of changes in CSR on business performance
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