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Boston College Center For Corporate Citizenship Offers New Online Learning Program

Online Course Beginning October 31 Offers an Introduction to Corporate Citizenship

Submitted by: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Events, Academia

Posted: Oct 06, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

 

Chestnut Hill, MA, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Carroll School of Management announced it is offering a new online course titled, Corporate Citizenship 101: The Fundamentals. The course, which runs from October 31 through December 16, 2017, translates the complex concepts, ideas, and language of corporate citizenship into practical models and tools. Through the Center for Corporate Citizenship’s online learning environment, business professionals have 24/7 access to lectures, assignments, coursework, and relevant research.

Participants in the eight-week online course will learn:

  • The meaning of corporate citizenship and its relationship to business' role in society
  • Why engaging with stakeholders is vital to sound corporate citizenship strategy
  • Essential reporting and standard frameworks including ISO, GRI, SASB, and CDP
  • How to address key audiences and leadership with concise, consistent messages
  • How to build and assess programs to ensure desired impact

The online course is designed for business professionals with an introductory knowledge of the corporate citizenship industry. Individuals from functional areas such as public and government affairs, public relations, marketing, and communications that have direct contact with key company stakeholders and work closely with their company's community involvement function will also benefit from this online learning program.

Upon completion, participants will earn five units that can be applied toward a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice and 16 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

To register, visit Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.

ABOUT BOSTON COLLEGE CENTER FOR CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) is a leader in the field of corporate citizenship helping corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals maximize business and social value through tools and knowledge enabling them to achieve more through environmental, social, and governance investments. Founded in 1985, the Center draws on the community of professionals, original research, and resources of the Boston College Carroll School of Management. The membership-supported organization engages more than 10,000 individuals annually across its network of more than 420 member companies. For more information, visit ccc.bc.edu.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: +1 (617) 552-4545

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