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The Institute on Corporate Community Involvement

Submitted by: Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Categories: Business Ethics

Posted: Feb 06, 2006 – 11:00 PM EST


Course provides a step-by-step framework for community involvement appropriate for both experienced managers and newcomers to the field - March 29-31, 2006 • Orlando

Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - CHESTNUT HILL, MA - The Institute on Corporate Community Involvement is the best introduction to corporate community involvement and corporate citizenship available. It positions community involvement as it relates to corporate citizenship, and focuses on proactive planning, tools and techniques to assure that community involvement is an integral component of a company's business strategy. The Institute provides a step-by-step framework to develop and implement a community involvement program and forms the basis for understanding relationship building, issues management, and strategy development. It is appropriate for experienced managers interested in developing a more strategic, planned and focused approach to community involvement, for functional managers who also have responsibility for their company's community involvement efforts, and for newcomers to the field.

Key takeaways:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships of trust with community stakeholders and key publics

  • Conducting company and community assessments

  • Analyzing and prioritizing emerging community issues, needs and expectations

  • Designing strategic program responses that tie with business objectives

  • Securing management support and buy-in

  • Current issues and trends in corporate citizenship

    For more information, go to www.bcccc.net/institute

    The Center also offers courses at company sites on request, and can customize its offerings to address companies' specific challenges and needs.

    For more information, call The Center at 617.552.4545, or go to The Center's web site at www.bcccc.net.

    The Center's executive education offerings cover planning, strategy, program development, implementation, communications, evaluation, leadership development and competency building, leading to a Certificate awarded by the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

    About The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College

    The Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College engages with companies to redefine business success as creating measurable gains for business and society. Our vision is that business will use its assets to help assure economic prosperity and a just and sustainable world. The Center achieves results through the power of research, education and member engagement. The Center offers publications including a newsletter, research reports, and white papers; executive education, including a Certificate program; events that include an annual conference, roundtables and regional meetings; and a corporate membership program.

  • For more information, please contact:

    Phone: 617.552.0722

    For more from this organization:

    Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship


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