Workplace Management: Corporate Social Responsibility

This course is aimed at junior- or senior-level human resource professionals, HR managers, and all individuals preparing for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification examinations of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Compensation and benefits analysts, administrators, staffing managers, and recruiters will also have interest in this certification path. While the curriculum helps learners to prepare for the SHRM certification exams, it is equally useful for HR professionals who want to develop capabilities for improving their effectiveness in the workplace and advancing their careers.


Expected Duration
86 minutes

The HR professional plays a critical role in the development of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, giving consideration to a number of contemporary challenges on a global scale. The HR professional is also involved in the development of strong corporate governance and a values-based code of conduct. In this course, you’ll learn about the evolving definition of CSR and its components, corporate ethics and compliance, and best practices. The course contents are based on the Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK), 2015 of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). While this course helps learners prepare for the SHRM-CP/SCP certification exams, it is equally useful for HR professionals who want to improve their effectiveness in the workplace and advance their careers.


Organizational Corporate Social Responsibility

  • recognize how the concept of sustainability has expanded
  • distinguish between triple bottom line measures
  • describe how the definition of stakeholder has expanded
  • recognize examples of PEST forces that are leading to a redefinition of corporate social responsibility
  • recognize the steps in a CSR strategic process
  • demonstrate your understanding of how corporate social responsibility has evolved

Corporate Ethics and Compliance

  • distinguish between ethics and compliance
  • identify the HR professional’s role in setting practices to avoid cross-cultural pitfalls
  • identify guidelines for ethical supplier behavior
  • recognize examples of conflicts of interest
  • recognize the benefits of employee volunteerism
  • demonstrate your understanding of corporate ethics and compliance

CSR Best Practices

  • identify HR’s roles and responsibilities in preparation and implementation of a code of conduct
  • recognize the steps in establishing CSR best practices
  • identify key steps to implementing a compliance program and assessing its effectiveness
  • demonstrate your understanding of HR’s role in designing and establishing best practices for corporate social responsibility





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