The separate seminars of Human Rights Management and Leadership are delivered together as a single module in Corporate Responsibility Management II – M.A. Corporate Social Responsibility Management.
Human Rights Management
The relationship between human rights and business is as complex as it is controversial. There is no doubt that business has a serious impact on human rights, historically more adverse than beneficial, but what should the obligations of business to protect human rights be? This seminar of Human Rights Management is designed to foster lively discussions and thought-provoking ideas in respect to your future actions as business leaders.
- Explore the business-human rights nexus with a particular focus on case studies from around the world
- Discuss the ethical, legal and practical questions surrounding Human Rights in groups and on an individual level
- Analyze practical instruments, such as human rights impact assessments and human rights reporting
- Explore potential opportunities of Business and Human Rights Management.
Leadership is central to all Corporate Social Responsibility topics, and responsible leaders are needed now more than ever. Effective and responsible leadership is a complex mixture of applied sciences, experience and individual competency. This seminar covers topics such as managing diversity, interpersonal dynamics, working with and managing teams, using power and influence, conflict management, negotiation, and organizational behavior.
- Build a framework for understanding the influence of socio-economic structures, corporate structures and culture on strategic, operational and personal leadership
- Explore important & long-term change drivers and their effects on leadership in organizations
- Review basic management and leadership practices and leadership ethics
- Analyze the connection between effective and sustainable leadership and learn the fundamentals of successful sustainable leadership
- Explore the leadership challenges managers are facing in modern organizations