DURATION

5 days

DATE

11-15 Feb, 15-19 Mar, 10-14 Jun, 12-16 Aug, 14-18 Oct,

9-13 Dec 2019

FEE

£3850

LOCATION

Holiday Inn Express Hotel 1 Priddys Yard Croydon CR0 1TS LONDON

Course Objective:

This course will help participants understand why corporate social responsibility is important in the public and private sectors and enable them to examine how organisational behaviour is impacted by Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR). The interactive training agenda will enable delegates to examine and identify good and bad business behaviour across different industrial sectors, so that they are better prepared to develop the components of a CSR action plan for their own organisations.

Participants will become more effective decision makers by examining the meaning and role of ethics in the business environment, and the social responsibility of business organizations.

Who should attend

  • Executives involved in strategic and operational functions, including finance, corporate strategy, human resources, supplier or community relations, and government affairs
  • Senior managers and officers involved in setting up corporate governance or CSR initiatives
  • Corporate lawyers who wish to improve their understanding of new company law developments concerning corporate responsibility
  • Stakeholder managers responsible for their organisation’s dealings with the community, their employees and elsewhere
  • Managers involved in developing, implementing and monitoring change programmes to improve standards of corporate behaviour and business conduct
Course Content

Business Ethics

  • Introducing Business Ethics
  • Framing Business Ethics: Corporate Responsibility, Stakeholders, and Citizenship
  • Evaluating Business Ethics; Normative Ethical Theories
  • Making Decisions in Business Ethics: Descriptive Ethical Theories
  • Managing Business Ethics: Tools/Techniques of Business Ethics Management
  • Shareholder and Business Ethics
  • Employees and Business Ethics
  • Consumers and Business Ethics
  • Suppliers, Competitors, and Business Ethics
  • Civil Society and Business Ethics
  • Government, Regulation, and Business Ethics

BudgetingWhat is corporate social responsibility and why does it matter?

  • The pressure for change
  • The Legal Background of CSR
  • Company directors’ obligations and CSR
  • Voluntary measures
  • Is CSR “Just Public Relations”?
  • CSR and corporate governance links

Best practice in CSR – corporate approaches on the key topics

  • Codes of Practice
  • Dealing with communities
  • CSR and employees
  • Managing suppliers responsibly
  • Responsible client relations
  • Corporate Responsibility and the environment

The business case for corporate social responsibility

  • The Strategic Imperatives involved in CSR
  • What is a business case?
  • USING tools to build the business case
  • Identifying and Managing CSR risks
  • The public procurement challenges from CSR
  • Getting and maintaining corporate support and approval

Changing the organisation to include CSR

  • Developing the CSR corporate vision
  • Setting our CSR strategic SMART objectives
  • Identifying and Managing affected stakeholders
  • How leaders make CSR happen
  • The key steps to make the CSR change effective

Developing and implementing the CSR plan

  • What should be in the CSR plan?
  • Communicating the plan
  • Piloting the plan
  • Overcoming objections
  • Measuring impact and results
  • Auditing and reviewing CSR performance
  • Reporting on CSR

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