Online course: Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility
This online course introduces participants to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It looks at the definition and importance of CSR.
The course highlights the risks and rewards of CSR and presents it as 3 pillars. The pillars cover many sustainability topics. The course concludes by helping participants understand their company’s position in the CSR environment. At the end of the course, participants get a CSR readiness checklist. This checklist helps SMEs identify the best way for them to get involved in CSR.
What will you learn?
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Determine the importance of CSR to your organisation and its stakeholders;
- Identify relevant topics and instruments to develop your CSR strategy; and
- Complete the CSR readiness checklist.
Register for the online course
Participation in this online course is free of charge. You can register until 21 March 2021:
Please tell us your country during registration.
The course takes a total of 4 hours and must be completed within 2 weeks. You can plan this according to your schedule.
Collaboration between CBI, IPD and ITC
In 2017, IPD, ITC and CBI developed the e-learning course: ‘Introduction to CSR’. IPD financed the building of the course. ITC is the host and is responsible for maintenance. CBI creates content and provides tutoring. Since 2017, the e-learning course has been updated. It is offered 3 times a year on the ITC SME Trade Academy website.
Tariku Yadete, CEO of tourism company Yama Tours, Ethiopia