Submitted by: Indian Centre for CSR
Posted: Oct 17, 2013 – 10:09 AM EST
MUMBAI, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Indian Centre for CSR (ICCSR) in association with University of Applied Sciences Vienna has today formally launched its First Batch of Global Master of Sciences in CSR & Ethical Management, which is designed to put executive careers on the fast track and to teach working professionals how to generate fresh ideas on building sustainable business.
With passing of New Company Bill, ICCSR was inundated with request to provide professionals who are trained in the field of CSR. Hence, it has collaborated with Star Rated University of Europe, University of Applied Sciences, Vienna to start one of its kind program taught by the Global Faculty. The program is uniquely designed to cater to Working Professionals as well as full time students who wish to pursue their dream of working for benefit of People, Planet & Society.
In his welcome address, the director of University Dr. Helmut Holzinger, said, “We are embarking on new, cross-border ways in the international education as qualified CSR Manager. Rest assured that we are going to put much energy and effort into this seminal and hopefully sustainable education track and that we will support you together with ICCSR to the best of our ability in reaching your goals.” Specifically tailored to requirement of the day, the Program is anchored in the rigorous, CSR and sustainability management curriculum.
The program also features the cutting-edge innovative curriculum, which is supported by University of Applied Sciences distinctive attitude towards quality education. Says, Mr. Rajesh Tiwari, Director General & CEO, ICCSR, “As company bill emphasizes the need for Creation of CSR committees to supervise and monitor CSR, Creation of CSR Division and appointment of Independent CSR Directors, companies will require a qualified CSR professional. Thus the need for such a world-class course can not be over emphasized.”
Speaking about the composition of the students in the class, Martin Neureiter, Program Director said, “This class has unique mix of talent with many of them having excelled in their respective fields. I am sure these students will be the change agents and apply knowledge to address an actual company’s challenge of sustainability.”