Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (ISO 26000 CSR) : Continuing Education : Deanship of Community Service & Continuing Education :: PMU

Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (ISO 26000 CSR)

Course/Workshop Title: Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (ISO 26000 CSR)
Course/Workshop Description The workshop consists of four modules (4 weeks, 4 hours each) that cover a broad spectrum of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues in addition to a final project. The four modules are:
  1. What is CSR? What issues does it incorporate? What are the costs and benefits? (1 week or 4 hours)
  2. An introduction to ISO 26000 (1 week or 4 hours)
  3. Best Practices and Application (1 week or 4 hours
  4. Evaluation (Group presentations and debrief) (1 week or 4 hours)
Course/Workshop Duration: 4 weeks, 4 hours each
Course/Workshop Objectives: Through the workshop, participants will:
  • Describe CSR and increase awareness of how it may help your businesses
  • Show the benefits of CSR, using examples especially from within the GCC region
  • Identify barriers to its wider adoption and what support may be needed to overcome these
  • Provide comprehensive learning in all aspects of CSR program management and learning tools to manage your CSR goals
Expected Learning
  • The workshop will give conceptual clarity on purpose and spirit of CSR in GCC context with global perceptive for creating greater social impact through CSR projects.
  • Equips you with the most essential knowledge on engaging stakeholders and tackling key CSR project implementation challenges
  • Provides hands on knowledge to lead and implement the CSR initiatives effectively
  • Increase customer retention
  • Develop and enhance relationships with customers, suppliers and networks
  • Attract, retain and maintain a happy workforce and be an Employer of Choice
  • Save money on energy and operating costs and manage risk
  • Differentiate yourself from your competitors
  • Generate innovation and learning and enhance your influence
  • Improve your business reputation and standing
  • Provide access to investment and funding opportunities
  • Generate positive publicity and media opportunities due to media interest in ethical business activities
Who should attend the course? This workshop is designed for
  • Entrepreneurs and business ownerswho.
  • Recommended for senior and mid-level managers, corporate professionals aspiring to take a leading position for the advancement of company's CSR goals.
  • Students, academicians, business scholars, and researchers.
Requirements Required BA / BS degree that can be replaced by acceptable managerial experience. Proof of English language proficiency.