COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Corporate Social Responsibility
Course Code: 
15SWK230
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Corporate Social Responsibility' is a course offered in the B. Tech. programs at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Understanding CSR - Evolution, importance, relevance and justification. CSR in the Indian context, corporate strategy. CSR and Indian corporate. Structure of CSR - In the Companies Act 2013 (Section 135); Rules under Section 13; CSR activities, CSR committees, CSR policy, CSR expenditure CSR reporting.

Unit 2

CSR Practices & Policies - CSR practices in domestic and international area; Role and contributions of voluntary organizations to CSR initiatives. Policies; Preparation of CSR policy and process of policy formulation; Government expectations, roles and responsibilities. Role of implementation agency in Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013. Effective CSR implementation.

Unit 3

Project Management in CSR initiatives - Project and programme; Monitoring and evaluation of CSR Interventions. Reporting - CSR Documentation and report writing. Reporting framework, format and procedure.

  • Corporate Governance, Ethics and Social Responsibility, V Bala Chandran and V Chandrasekaran, PHI learning Private Limited, New Delhi 2011.
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  • UNDP (nd) Governance indicators: A users guide. Oslo: UNDP
  • Rao, Subbha (1996) Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Mumbai, Himalaya
  • Rao, V. S. L. (2009) Human Resource Management, New Delhi, Excel Books,