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MMM313 - Corporate Social Responsibility

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Zutshi

Prerequisite:

Any three level 2 units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit takes a critical perspective on the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for organizations and their stakeholders. CSR has become essential for businesses and for not-for-profit organisations to remain viable and, more importantly, profitable. The unit provides an advanced examination of the underlying theories and practice of CSR. it also explores the benefits of adopting a CSR approach to strategy and operations as well as the commitment required to do so.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) Written Report Part 1 (500 words), Part 2 (3000 words) - 50%

Assessment 2 (Group - 4 students) Presentation (3000 words equivalent) - 50%

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