Governance for Sustainability and Responsible Ownership 7,5 Credits
Course ContentsThe 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.
Prerequisites60 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 courseProgram
SemesterSpring 2023: Mar 27 - Jun 04
Rate of Study50%
Course coordinatorTimur Uman
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students12500kr