Why Attend

Why Attend the Summer School on CSR

The Summer School on CSR will take place from Monday September 23 to Saturday September 28, 2019.

LEARN FROM WORLD-CLASS EXPERTS

During these days, participants will attend lectures from distinguished academic faculty members; discuss case studies presented by experienced senior professionals, and experiment with relevant business cases.

WORK ON REAL-CASE SCENARIOS

In order to receive their professional certificate, participants will have the opportunity to work on real-case scenarios, analyzing existing issues/challenges faced by corporations in their effort to better manage their impact.

To that end, all participants will be asked to collaborate with other trainees in working-groups of 4-6 members working together with their professor on real-case scenarios, and developing specific approaches. In this context, they will also submit proposals to the company being examined, on issues related to the wider focus of the training.

GRADUATE WITH A PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE

After successfully attending the lectures of the Summer School, participants will form groups to work on real-case scenarios, analyzing existing issues faced by corporations in their effort to better manage their impact.

Participants will receive a Certificate on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility after submitting the assigned business case.

The Certificate will specify:

  • The topics covered during the Summer School (Responsible organisations and sustainable management; Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Global Compact; Sustainable value creation; Business impact, accountability and reporting; Collaborative transformation of the value chain).
  • The title of the business case submitted.
  • The workload of the Summer School on Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility 2019 is equivalent to 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) or 6 US credit points.

It will depend on each participant’s home university whether the ECTS earned will be acknowledged towards his/her final degree.

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER

This integrated approach, combining academic excellence and global business expertise and know-how, is expected to constitute the ground for solid state-of-the-art knowledge in the lectures of the Summer School on CSR.

BECOME MEMBER OF A WIDER NETWORK OF PROFESSIONALS

This integrated approach is also expected to contribute to a great extend and to offer opportunities towards the establishment of business networks for continuous interaction and transfer of knowledge between promising young professionals, well-recognized senior professionals and faculty experts in the respective fields.

EXPLORE THE MOTHER-CITY OF DEMOCRACY

The social programme of the Summer School on CSR will give the participants the opportunity to explore Athens! The city of Athens offers a wealth of museums, a summer-long arts festival, historical sightseeing, amazing nightlife and events throughout the year. Your stay in Athens will be one to remember!

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