MAN 660: CSR Video Documentaries

This module takes an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Through the dialogue with relevant organizations and interview partners, groups of students will work on questions related to practice. By employing qualitative research techniques, they will thereby advance the current discussion regarding CSR. The students will present their insights by creating video documentaries, which will be shown and discussed in class and will be the basis for grading. The class will not meet weekly but for a small number of extended sessions.

Learning outcomes
In this module, students will independently work on, elaborate, and present issues regarding the challenges and limits of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The course places special emphasis on the effective communication of insights using appropriate media.

Necessary prerequisites

Recommended prerequisites
Interest in the field of CSR and documentary filming, CC 504 is recommended.

Contact hoursIndependent study time
Seminar2 SWS15 SWS
Form of assessmentCreating a video documentary that will be graded
Restricted Admissionyes
Further information
Performing lecturer
OfferingSpring semester
Duration of module 1 semester
Range of applicationM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. WiPäd, M.Sc. VWL, M.Sc. Wirt. Inf., LL.M., MAKUWI
Preliminary course work
Program-specific Competency GoalsCG 1, CG 2, CG 3
Graded yes
Literaturedepends on the topic
Course outline
  • Kick-Off Session: Introduction to the seminar topics
  • Introduction to Filming Session: Introduction to concepts and techniques of filming
  • Midterm-Presentations Session: Each group presents their status quo, ideas and planned schedule
  • Film Festival Session: Screening and discussion of the documentary films with fellow students and guests