Course of Study


This four-part course of study examines the scope and complexity of CSR, including its evolution, components, best practices, measurement models, key issues and current trends.

March 16-17, 2017
Session 1: The Business of Corporate Social Responsibility

Examine the evolution and current complexities of CSR and explore the reasons and rationales for building a company’s social responsibility strategy and program.

May 11-12, 2017
Session 2: Sustainability & Ethical Behavior of Corporations

Consider the values and attributes of a responsible company and investigate current trends, best practices, and opportunities in corporate sustainability programs.

July 20-21, 2017
Session 3: Investing in Communities

Analyze current trends and best practices in philanthropy, social investing, and employee engagement.

October 12-13, 2017
Session 4: Measuring & Communicating CSR

Learn how to measure your company’s CSR efforts and explore best practices for developing an effective Corporate Social Responsibility communications strategy.

Class Logistics

All classes will be from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm and will be held at Johns Hopkins’ Washington, D.C. center located at 1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. Group transportation will be provided for any off-site activities.

For out of town registrants, there are a number of hotels withing walking distance. Please note that registrants are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements and these costs are not covered by tuition.