Netherlands, Utrecht (Breukelen, Nyenrode Campus)

Business Ethics & Sustainability

when 1 July 2013 - 5 July 2013
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 875

Sustainability in business is a strategic issue for almost every organization. We firmly believe that it is rapidly gaining importance for strategic innovation, risk mitigation, reputation management and to maintain shareholder value. Ethical aspects of sustainability call for new skills and competences of managers. Sustainable business requires an understanding of the changing business landscape, and can be best understood by learning how leading organizations have put sustainability into practice.

In this Summer Course, we will look at the topics of Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable Business from the perspective of different stakeholder groups. This course will provide perspectives from different stakeholder groups as a way to gain an understanding of Sustainability. The teaching includes theoretical models, stories from experience, real life dilemmas and case studies of leading companies.

Course leader

Lara Toensmann, MSc

Target group

This is an advanced course designed for students and professionals interested to learn about sustainability in business.

Course aim

This course will provide you with a solid understanding of the different dimensions within the topic of business ethics & sustainability.

You will learn about theoretical models and especially learn from case studies of how leading organizations have done this in practice.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 875: Course + course materials + housing + mealplan

EUR 600: Course + course materials + lunch


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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