Courses Categories

Responsible Marketing (1)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Responsible Marketing. CSR in Marketing should be instrumentally infused in branding. There are examples of good practices of Responsible Marketing, showing the commitment of companies with regards to their products’ social impact and the response of consumers, activists and the general expectations of society. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Marketing Concept
2 2 2
 2.Cause Marketing Trends 6 4 2 2
 3.Responsible Marketing Mix 7 5 3 2
 4.Responsible Marketing 7 5 3 3
 5.Responsible Marketing 10 6 5 4

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand how businessinfluences Human Rights;
  • To recognise differentapproaches to Human Rightsaccording to specific groups:women, migrants, children;
  • To acknowledge Human RightsEducation and Activisminitiatives and tools within CSR.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
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Environment (6)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Environmental issues and the impact that private companies have on the Environment. Environmental CSR contributes towards raising companies’ awareness on what the impact of their activities have on the Environment and Human well-being. Indeed, the way companies regulate their consumption and production procedures has been impacting the global environment. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Environment– Concepts and scope
3 2 1 1
 2.Environment Protection 3 2 1 1
 3.Environment Sustainability for business 4 3 1 1
 4.Environmental Management and CSR 4 3 2 2
 5.Tools and Strategies for Environmental Management & CSR 4 3 3 2
6. Environment & CSR (final project) 4 3 2 2

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand how business impact on Environment and Natural Resources;
  • To recognise that respecting the Environment and the natural resources are crucial for Sustainable Development;
  • To acknowledge the tools and strategies for ethical Environment Management.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
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Anti-corruption (3)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Anti-corruption principles and issues. Corruption causes huge damage to society impacting and affecting both governments, a variety of organisations, and individuals. The challenges posed by corruption need to be faced more efficiently by engaging a wide range of actors Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options to be tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Labour
3 2 1 1
 2.Legal framework, regional and international protection mechanisms 3 2 1 1
 3.Self-employment and placement 4 3 1 1
 4.Informal economy 4 3 2 2
 5.Voluntary work 4 3 3 2
6. Analysis, advocacy, lobbying, etc 4 3 2 2
7. Labour and CSR as a Human Right 10 6 5 4

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand the impact of Corruption on Business;
  • To recognise CSR as an Anti-corruption Mechanism;
  • To acknowledge the international anti-corruption framework as well as being aware of its weaknesses.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities..

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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Non discrimination (6)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Nondiscrimination principles and issues with specific regard to CSR.
Businesses, governments, non-profits and other organisations need to
adopt these principles for a global marketplace. In so doing, it becomes
important to develop cross-cultural competences that acknoweldge, in
particular, diversity and inclusion which allows people from all backgrounds to hear and be heard, understand and be understood, and work together productively. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue.
Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options tailored to the
participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Identity, Diversity, Equality, Equity
concepts
4 3 1 1
 2.Discrimination based on disabilities, religion, nationality, political options, gender, cultural background 4 3 2 2
 3.Intercultural understanding and dialogue 4 3 2 2
 4.Gender Equality and balance 4 3 2 2
 5.Global Citizenship Education 6 4 3 3
6.Non discrimination and CSR (final
project
10 6 5 3

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand the concepts of Equality, Equity and Discrimination;
  • To recogni se di f ferent discrimination drivers;
  • To acknowledge the tools and approaches that foster non-discrimination attitudes.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the
modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including
themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope
and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information
on specific activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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Safety & Security (1)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Safety and Security principles and issues with specific regard to CSR. Companies have the responsibility to maintain the safety and security of their operations within an operating framework whilst ensuring respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options to be tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Safety and Security: concepts and scope
4 3 2 2
 2.Safety and security for business 5 4 2 2
 3.Business Social Support Systems 6 4 3 2
 4.CSR related to Safety and security 7 5 3 4
 5.Safety and Security and CSR (final project) 10 6 5 3

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand the Safety and Security scope within CSR;
  • To recognise the relevance of Safety and Security particularly within private sector;
  • To acknowledge tools and business models that respect and foster Safety and Security.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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Supply Chain Management (9)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Supply Chain Management (SCM) principles and issues with specific regard to CSR. The increasing of globalisation and business competition raises new challenges and opportunities to manage suppliers down the chain. The relation between SCM and CSR seeks an efficient, holistic and comprehensive approach to SCM and business strategy. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options to be tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
2 2 1 1
 2.Data and context around the world 2 2 1 1
 3.Supply Chain challenges and opportunities 4 2 2 2
 4.Sustainable initiatives and “green causes” 7 5 3 3
 5.Supply Chain Management and CSR 7 5 3 3
 6.Supply Chain Management and CSR (Final project) 10 6 5 4

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management;
  • To recognise the challenges and opportunities within SCM;
  • To acknowledge tools and systems that foster justice and common well-being within SCM.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities..

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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Labour (8)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on International Labour Standards (ILSs) and principles with specific regard to CSR. The provision of training on ILs and good practices acknowl-edged internationally can contribute to the economic and social development at the global level. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options to be tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Labour
1 1 1 1
 2.Legal framework, regional and international protection mechanisms 2 2 1 1
 3.Self-employment and placement 2 1
 4.Informal economy 2 1 1
 5.Voluntary work 4 3 1 2
 6.Analysis, advocacy, lobbying, etc 4 3 1 1
7.Labour and CSR as a Human Right 5 3 3 2
8.Cultural representations of work related to gender, age, etc. 4 2 2 1
9. Human Rights and CSR (final project) 10 6 4

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand different CSR dimensions concerning labour;
  • To recognise different social and cultural perceptions related to labour status - informal economy, volunteering, etc.;
  • To acknowledge tools and systems that foster justice and sustainability within the labour framework.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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Human Rights (8)

This training provides an opportunity to educate participants on Human Rights principles and issues with specific regard to CSR. Human rights education constitutes an essential contribution to the long-term prevention of human rights abuses and represents an important investment to achieve a just society in which the human rights of all are valued and respected. Training modules include topics which are common to the other catalogue themes, such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Cooperation for Development and Intercultural Dialogue. Specific topics, duration and the offer of different options tailored to the participants’ needs can be summarised in the table below.

TopicWorkload (hours)
  Option AOption BOption COption D
1.Human Rights  3 1 1
 2.Women Rights 2 1 1
 3.Human Rights and Migrations 2 1
 4.Children Right Convention 3 1 1
 5.Human Right violations 3 2 1 1
 6.Analysis, advocacy, lobbying, etc. 4 2
7.Business and Human Rights 5 3 3 2
8.Human Rights and CSR (final project) 10 6 5 4

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand how businessinfluences Human Rights;
  • To recognise differentapproaches to Human Rightsaccording to specific groups:women, migrants, children;
  • To acknowledge Human RightsEducation and Activisminitiatives and tools within CSR..

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

HECOS for Ethics Training Guide offers a set of activities for each of the modules. This set is a result of a mapping activity process including themes and methodological approaches close to HECOS scope and propose. Please check HFE’S training Guide for more information on specific activities.

FOR MORE INFORMATION HECOS for Ethics

E-mail: info@hecosforethics.eu
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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Cross-cutting issues — Summer School Sustainable Management (0)

This training provides participants with education on sustainable management. Several topics such as responsible marketing, environment and supply chain management will be discussed.
The Summer School Sustainable Management is a short intensive training course organized by Odisee University College, KU Leuven and VOKA Oost-Vlaanderen. It brings together business managers, NGO managers and students to foster their sustainable thinking, increase their awareness for sustainable business opportunities and provide them with knowledge and skills to translate sustainable ideas into relevant and viable business initiatives.

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

The Summer School Sustainable Management offers a set of activities for each of the chosen topics and enhances a sustainable way of working from an academic and entrepreneurial point of view. The activities are based on HECOS’ methodological approach and purpose.

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE

  • To understand the impact of the business sector on environment and natural resources.
  • To understand the links between marketing strategies and the business sector and its impact on global development and to understand fundamentals of sustainable supply chain management
  • To recognize the value added by sustainable management and to discover new challenges and opportunities within sustainable management.
  • To acknowledge new tools and approaches for sustainable management.

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Odisee University College
E-mail: elien.crois@odisee.be
Website: www.hecosforethics.eu
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