The course takes place in period

3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

One aim of the course is that the student is
familiar with the concept of risk in a general
business context and how risks are identified,
assessed and managed. The other aim of the
course is that the student understands the
concepts of economic, social and environmental
sustainability, and what these mean in different
business contexts (?CSR?).

Learning outcomes

The student is able to make structured risk
analyses for different business situations. The
analyses include systematic identification of
risks, assessing risk probability and consequence
as well common methods for risk elimination,
reduction or mitigation.

The student is able to assess the sustainability
of different business models in accordance with
internationally established sustainability
programs and best practices. The student is able
to prepare simplified corporate sustainability
reports for common business cases.

Course contents

Organisations and standards connected to risk
management
Definitions of risk and risk management
Types and categories of risks
Risk assessment process and techniques
Risk management techniques - Risk Matrix ? Risk
register ? Bow-Tie analysis
Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
as concepts
Business sustainability dimensions and stakeholder
theory
Sustainability risk factors
Sustainability certifications and reporting
standards

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A minimum of 2 courses in the module passed, or
equivalent knowledge + 20 completed from the subject
module.

Recommended or required reading

Fundamentals of Risk Management - Understanding,
Evaluating and Implementing Effective Risk
Management, 5th Edition, 2018, Paul Hopkin, Kogan
Page
Rasche, A., Morsing, M., Moon, J. 2017, Corporate
Social Responsibility. Strategy, Communication,
Governance, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Rezaee, Z., 2021, Business sustainability. Factors
of performance, Risk, and Disclosure, Business
Expert Press, New York.

Material shared during the lectures

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 95 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student must obtain a
minimum of 50 points of 100. Points are obtained
through a group assignment minimum 25 points of 50
and an exam of minimum 25 points of 50. There is
no possibility for a retake of the group
assignment. There are two re-exams. If a student
has obtained over 25 points in the initial exam,
only one re-exam is allowed.

Teacher

  • Adlercreutz Erica
  • Henriksson Robert

Examiner

Henriksson Robert

Group size

No limit (39 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-11-22 to 2022-01-06

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-13 13:15 - 16:15 Risk Management and Sustainability Introduction lecture & Preparing for the task 1 & Lecture 1 https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65257943222 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-01-20 13:15 - 16:15 Risk Management and Sustainability Preparing for the tasks 2 and 3 https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65257943222 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-01-27 14:00 - 17:00 Risk Management and Sustainability Erica Adlercreutz is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://arcada.zoom.us/j/67214394315?from=addon Meeting ID: 672 1439 4315 One tap mobile +496950500952,,67214394315# Germany +496950502596,,67214394315# Germany Dial by your location +49 69 5050 0952 Germany +49 695 050 2596 Germany +49 69 7104 9922 Germany +49 69 3807 9883 Germany +49 69 3807 9884 Germany +49 69 5050 0951 Germany Meeting ID: 672 1439 4315 Find your local number: https://arcada.zoom.us/u/cPy8yFwC3 Join by SIP 67214394315@109.105.112.236 67214394315@109.105.112.235 Join by H.323 109.105.112.236 109.105.112.235 Meeting ID: 672 1439 4315 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-02-03 13:15 - 16:15 Risk Management and Sustainability Preparing for the tasks 4 and 5 https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65257943222 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-02-10 13:15 - 16:15 Risk Management and Sustainability Preparing for the task 6 https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65257943222 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-03-03 08:30 - 11:30 Risk Management and Sustainability Presentation of the group assignments https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65257943222 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-03-10 14:00 - 17:00 Risk Management and Sustainability Presentation of the group assignments https://arcada.zoom.us/j/65257943222 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-03-15 10:00 - 13:00 D4106 Risk Management and Sustainability Exam Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-03-31 13:00 - 16:00 D4106 Risk Management and Sustainability Re-exam 1 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert
2022-04-28 13:00 - 16:00 D4110 Risk Management and Sustainability Re-exam 2 Adlercreutz Erica
Henriksson Robert

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