This learning unit is not being organized during year 2021-2022.
This course will expose students to the issue of the social responsibility of public and private decision makers in economic life. The questions addressed include: How to take into account societal factors when making a decision, beyond direct economic impact and legal compliance ? Why should those factors be considered ? What are the challenges relalted to that issue ? In particular, how to define and act according to the "common good" ? What are the circumstances and settings that facilitare the practice of social responsibility ?
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||At the end of the class, students should be able to - understand the key issues anc concepts related to corporate social responsibility - apply and debate them within specific business and social contexts|
This course in two parts will combine a series of introductory classes on the notion of social responsibility from a philosophical point of view (taught by professor A. Gosseries), and a week of classes devoted to applying feminism to firms (taught by Prof. A. Gheaus)
Evaluation will be made through a written essay and an oral exam on the essay and on specific points of the course. Presence and participation in class will also be taken into account.
- This course will be taught in English
- Its timetable is atypical, the first class taking place on september 25th, the classes lasting 3 hours
- Because of its methodology, presence and participation in class are compulsory. Please check the timetable before signing in
- The number of students is limited to a maximum of 50
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Title of the programme
Certificat d'université en éthique économique et sociale