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Corporate Social Responsibility Course

INTRODUCTION

Training course offers the concept of corporate social responsibility, which involves an examination of whether organizations should expand their focus from serving stockholders to also considering the impact of the firm's activities on diverse stakeholders.

DURATION

4 days.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course aims to address the needs of professionals in private companies, NGOs, international organizations and governments who would like to be involved in CSR and apply and embed the concept of CSR in their institution.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Examine the scope and complexity of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
  • Demonstrate a multi-stakeholder perspective in viewing CSR issues.
  • Analyze the connections between corporate strategy and CSR and the impact on foundational organizational principles such as mission and vision.
  • Compare and contrast the multiple viewpoints and tradeoffs that exist in the area of CSR.
  • Analyze the complex issues confronting organizational leaders as they develop their CSR programs.
  • Evaluate the level of commitment to CSR of various organizations and explain how it can be a source of competitive advantage.
  • Analyze the impact of CSR implementation on corporate culture, particularly as it relates to social issues.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1. The Meaning and Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

  • CSR Evolution
  • CSR and social legitimacy
  • CSR expectations in rich and in poor societies
  • Moral and economic arguments for CSR
  • Moral and economic arguments for CSR

Module 2. The Role of Stakeholders in CSR

  • Stakeholder advocacy
  • The role of business in society
  • The communications revolution and its impact on CSR
  • Globalization and CSR
  • Success and failure with CSR initiatives
  • Corporate response to citizen demands via CSR
  • The five stages of organizational growth in CSR

Module 3. The Strategic Importance of CSR Implementation

  • Environmental and other global forces propelling CSR
  • Impact of globalization and communications technologies
  • The strategic CSR model
  • The business-level CSR threshold
  • Implementing CSR
  • CSR as competitive advantage

Module 4. Case Studies in Organizational, Economic, and Societal CSR Issues

  • Organizational issues (actions versus intentions, corporate commitment, voluntary versus mandatory, stakeholder activism)
  • Economic/business issues (branding, diversity, sustainability, fair trade, wages)
  • Social issues (outsourcing, corruption, human rights, patents)

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (020) 211 3814.

Mob: +254 715 077 817, +254 731 240 802, +254 735 331 020.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B  20th November 2017.

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 4 Days
Event Date 27-11-2017
Event End Date 30-11-2017
Cut off date 20-11-2017
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 60,000.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 808.00
Individual Price (International) USD 880.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya

Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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