Skip to main content

Sustainable Development and Responsibility (5 cr)

Code: HY00BV29-3001

General information


23.05.2022 - 29.05.2022


01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual proportion

5 op

RDI proportion

3 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning


Korkeakouluyksikkö D, Verkkokampus, liko


Laurea Virtual Campus

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


50 - 55

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Strategic Management (HYD1), Laurea Virtual Campus (Finnish)


  • Julia Nevmerzhitskaya


  • HYD122SJ
    Strateginen johtaminen, yamk, S22, Verkkokampus


Opiskelija osaa:
- analysoida ja kehittää kestävän kehityksen keskeisiä osaalueita
- arvioida ja analysoida vastuullisuuteen liittyviä vaatimuksia
- hankkia, käsitellä, tuottaa ja arvioida tietoa kriittisesti
- analysoida strategisia päätöksiä eettisen, kestävän ja kansainvälisen näkökulman kautta

Teaching methods

The implementation is virtual and consists of independent studies, group work, and online contact sessions which include lectures and interactive part.

Learning materials and recommended literature

Literature list is available in Canvas

Co-operation with working life and/or RDI

Group work is based on company-related case studies. Students can select one of the suggested companies, or choose their own. Each group will decide on appropriate data collection and analysis methods. Detailed description of the group assignment is in Canvas.

Students workload

5 ects credits = 135 hours (1 credit = 27 hours of work)

Content and scheduling

Sustainable development (SD) concept and frameworks, SDGs
Sustainability and responsibility - EU, national and organizational perspectives
SD pillars: environmental, economic and social sustainability
Sustainability & responsibility reporting and KPIs
Communicating sustainability to end-users

Further information for students

Online contact sessions implemented in English. Course materials include both English and Finnish materials.
Students can choose what language (ENG/FIN) they wish to use for the assignments.

Grading scale