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Report on Ghana Executive Program in CSR Strategy & Management (April 2014)
 

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Report on the CSR Training Institute / McGill ISID Executive Program in CSR Strategy and Management that was delivered in Ghana in April 2014

Report on the CSR Training Institute / McGill ISID Executive Program in CSR Strategy and Management that was delivered in Ghana in April 2014

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    Report on Ghana Executive Program in CSR Strategy & Management (April 2014) Report on Ghana Executive Program in CSR Strategy & Management (April 2014) Document Transcript

    • HIGHLIGHTS Executive Program in CSR Strategy + Management The program brings together a sectorally, geographically and organizationally diverse group of participants for an intense week of learning across a range of CSR themes and focus areas. Participants learn with and from each other, stimulated and focused by a diverse faculty team that comes from a range of sectors and countries but with a common theme of world-class practical experience in CSR. The April program in Ghana brought together 40+ participants from 31 different organizations and coming from 20+ different sectors and interest areas including private sector (mining, petroleum, energy, services, manufacturing, consumer, legal, consulting, etc.), public sector, government (policy, regulatory, para-statal, etc.), NGOs, international organizations, multi-laterals, traditional leaders, individuals, etc. Participants came from 14 different countries on three different continents. Faculty came from 10 different countries on three continents and spanned 7 different sectors and interest areas – with only one from Academia. Within the first week over 50% had reported already using the learnings from the program. Accra, Ghana April 2014 OVERALL IMPRESSION OF THE PROGRAM COMPARED TO OTHER EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS
    • “New and exciting insights into the theory and practice of CSR… great faculty and participants, very diversified. An excellent learning experience, very practical and useful. I’m very happy I was able to participate in it.” “The CSR Program was excellent. As Minister a key aspect of my work is to encourage and support private sector development that contributes to Ghana’s overall socio-economic growth. The learning that I and my staff take away from attending this program will help us immensely with this responsibility. I highly recommend this program.” HON. ALHAJI INUSAH FUSEINI (MP) MINISTER OF LANDS AND NATURAL RESOURCES (GHANA) HON. RASHID PELPUO (MP) MINISTER OF STATE FOR PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS (GHANA) “This session was a real success… huge amount of knowledge, practical information, case studies and great networking. Learning is great for my work, benefitting my company and the communities we work in.” SIDI MOHAMED MOULAYE EL HASSEN COMMUNITY RELATIONS OFFICER, KINROSS TASIAST MAURITANIA “A brilliant programme…. I learned sooo much and feel energised and ready to take on my new responsibilities! I highly recommend it.” SENGA CHITOSHI CORPORATE COUNSEL, MOPANI COPPER MINES PLC, ZAMBIA “Thank you for putting together such a great program. I am very glad I participated. I’ve already ran sessions to train other students and NGO workers. The learning is very valuable for my organization.” SELA KWAKU AGBAKPE COFOUNDER, ADESUA YE LITERACY FOUNDATION “A resounding recommendation for all levels of leaders.”MARK THORPE, SENIOR CSR AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, GOLDEN STAR RESOURCES “Enhanced the CSR knowledge and strategic skills of our Kosmos Energy Ghana team.” REG MANHAS SR VP KOSMOS ENERGY
    • • Private Sector and Development Impact • Governance, Communities and Sustainable Development • The history of CSR • Emerging trends in CSR • CSR in practice; heuristics, tools, frameworks • CSR and value creation • CSR - implementation challenges and solutions • Role of International Financial Institutions (IFC, World Bank, United Nations etc.) • CSR and working with development partners • The Rule of Law and the Regulatory Environment • The Corporate Perspective • The Investor Perspective • CSR and Human Rights • CSR Management strategies and frameworks • Non-Governmental Organizations and CSR • CSR, Infrastructure and Large Scale Project • Capacity Building for Investment and Negotiation • CSR Reporting, Tools, Frameworks and Strategies • CSR and Education • CSR, Micro Credit and Partnerships • CSR and Petroleum Industry • CSR and Finance Industry • CSR and Consumer Goods “Educative and insightful. It’s a must attend for all persons in management positions. I was overwhelmed at how much control the lecturers had over the topics they taught and discussed with the participants.” “What makes this program unique is the participation of a broad group of people, young and old,experienced and inexperienced, representing industry, NGO’s,civil society, and government.” “I learned so much! Incredible faculty as well as participants. I was so sad when it was over. The program was a complete success!” “Innovative and educative program.” “A very good balance between the theory and practice of CSR. I thoroughly recommend the programme for both those newly introduced to this field and seasoned professionals - there’s something for everyone.” “Very challenging and educative as well, has change my way of thinking about CSR, new ideas acquired will benefit my organization tremendously.”
    • Should Business serve Should Business serve SHAREHOLDERS? SOCIETY? Wayne Dunn President & Founder The CSR Training Institute wayne@csrtraininginstitute.com | www.csrtraininginstitute.com Desk: +1.250.743.7619 | Mobile: +1.250.701.6088 | Skype: waynejdunn Professor of Practice in Corporate Social Responsibility McGill University For more information contact We fervently believe that it can and should do both. Our mission is to train leaders and organizations so they can help business to create shareholder and societal returns. “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” — William Butler Yeats