Sustainability and Global Value Chains
Master's degree level course. Elective in Degree Programmes in Management and International Business and Creative Sustainability, CEMS, and AALTO minor in World in Transition.
November 2021 – December 2021
Leadership and strategy
Form of learning:
Aalto University Open University
6 By Aalto University (ECTS)
The course offers an overview of theoretical perspectives and topics at the international business-society interface. The themes range from global value chains and international sourcing, and underlying environmental and social/human rights questions, to MNEs’ sustainability transformations and shared value creation. The course is highly interactive. Cases are drawn from a variety of industries and geographical contexts. Through a series of participatory lectures and group works, students will be invited to deepen their understanding of sustainable global business and reflect their professional interests and aspirations. Several classes will feature a guest.