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Governance for Sustainability and Responsible Ownership 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

The course "Governance for Sustainability and Responsible Ownership" introduces students to governance and ownership with perspectives and theories from business administration, law and psychology, and sustainable development. The course provides a broad understanding of governance and ownership so that students can understand its elements, dynamics, and complexities. The course covers the relevant aspects, including:

• Meaning and relevance of governance for sustainable and responsible ownership
• Ownership goals and protection of ownership
• Ownership changes
• Conflicts in ownership
• Governance and boards practices
• Development of responsible owners
• Development of sustainability through corporate governance
• Please note that you should not describe the examination under this heading.

Connection to Research and Practice

In "Governance for Sustainability and Responsible Ownership" lectures and seminars will connect research with practice through the following activities: i) explore and applying the latest scientific literature on the topics of sustainability governance and responsible ownership; ii) consider different forms of ownership and their impact on sustainability strategy and organizational purpose; and iii) provide learning experiences (e.g., case studies, guest lectures, interaction with the industry, etc.) that help students to develop skills in implementing governance strategies that support long-term collaborative relationships. All the readings for the course are meant to enhance the student's learning and application of sustainability theory and competencies related to different forms of governance and their connection with ownership.

Prerequisites

60 credits in Business Administration and or Economics (or the equivalent).

Level of Education: Undergraduate
Course code/Ladok code: JGSN18
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2021: Mar 29 - Jun 06
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Mark Edwards
Course coordinator
Mark Edwards
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
12500kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-J1024
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