Research Center on Economics and Society (CIES)<br /> <br />developing ideas of corporate social responsibility and social economy since 1992<br />
Índice<br />CIES<br />Mission and Vision<br />Key Areas of Activities <br />Educational programs on CSR and Social Economy<br />Research and applied studies <br />Services and solutions<br />Knowledge transfer <br />CIES’ Partners<br />CIES – Founding Members<br />
<ul><li>Officially established in 1992, but started in the early 80’s
Promoters: a multidisciplinary team of professors from different universities and professionals
Legal form: foundation</li></li></ul><li>Mission<br />Raising the awareness of leaders and top managers regarding the importance of combining economic effectiveness with the social interest<br />Vision<br />To be a referential multidisciplinary research and training centre in the topics related with global sustainable development<br />
Key areas of activities<br />Educational programs on CSR and Social Economy<br />Research and applied studies <br />Services and solutions<br />Knowledge transfer <br />
Educational programs <br />We offer two on-line masters, the qualifications of which are awarded by the University of Barcelona diploma: <br />Corporate Social Responsibility. Social Accounting and Auditing (MRS).<br />Social Economy and the Management of Non-Profit Organizations (MES).<br />Both are blended courses, applying a virtual campus, which enables its training portfolio.<br />
Objetives<br />To provide students with the practical and theoretical knowledge necessary to successfully manage a business or an organization that aims to be socially responsible.<br />To train business executives and professionals in existing methodologies in order to analyze, put into practice and write sustainability reports.<br />To support management consideration for social responsibility.<br />To provide specific training for people responsible for areas of sustainable development.<br />To promote a culture of social responsibility among students.<br />
Students’ Profile<br />Managers, consultants and professionals working in CSR enterprises<br />Average age between 30 and 40 years old<br />Region of origen: 50% from Spain and Europe, 40% from Latin America and 10% from rest of the world<br />Class group: between 20 and 25 alumni per edition<br />
Professors<br />Master in CSR, Accounting and Social Auditing <br />4 executives: Three of them have done MRS before being professors. These executives are responsible for CSR department in their company. The fourth is a professional from a Latin America University<br />14 PhD from different universities, (mainly from the University of Barcelona), Europe, North and South America<br />14 PhD from different universities in Spain (mainly from the University of Barcelona), Europe, North and South America<br />5 experts in international aid cooperation, law and taxes, voluntary services as well as labor studies and human resources<br />Master in Social Economy and Management of Non-Profit Organizations<br />
Documents & papers, Business Cases, links to web page
Technical Assistant</li></li></ul><li>The Programme By Area...<br />Modules Master in CSR, Accounting and Social Auditing<br />7. The Genre action of the Company<br />1. Market, business and sustainable development<br />8. Philanthropy and Corporate Voluntary<br />2. Ethics in business and corporate reputation <br />9. Excelence in management and its impact on society<br />3. The governance of the company<br />10. Final Project of Masters methodology accomplishment<br />4. Environmental Action of the Company<br />11. Standars of Responsability<br />5. Management of the labour prevention risk<br />12. Summary Project<br />6. Multicultural action of the company<br />
The Programme By Area...<br />Modules Master in Social Economy and Management of Non-Profit Organizations <br />1. Social Economy, Third Sector and Social<br />Enterprise<br />6. Organization of Human Resources<br />2. Legal Framework of Non-Profit Organizations <br />7. Sociopolitics<br />3. Business management of Non-Profit Organizations<br />8. Fundraising tools<br />4. Finance and Accounting Information Systems for Non-Profit Organizations<br />9. Final Project<br />5. Methodology for the Master’s Final Project<br />
R & D and Applied Studies<br /><ul><li>Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility, by contract research program with the University of Barcelona.
Timor-Leste Project. "Innovaçao e Desenvolvimento sustainable. MosBele, Portuguese Cooperação Cluster. "
Manual on Corporate Social Responsibility for SMEs
Tutorials on the strategic management of the implementation of CSR.
Study of the Socio-Economic Map of Special Employment Centers. General Directorate of Equal Opportunities, Government of Catalonia
Study of “The Employment of Disabled Persons in Catalonia”. Employment Service of Catalonia, Government of Catalonia
IRENE-T Project: “Social Enterprise European Network for Training”, 2009-2010. </li></ul> Leonardo Program, European Union.<br />
Services and Solutions<br /><ul><li>Training and reporting Corporate Social Responsibility
Training "in company" on implementation, CSR codes and standards and best Practices in Corporate Social Responsibility
Providing support to private and public organizations in the design and development of strategic plans in CSR and conduct their sustainability reports
Conducting evaluation reports of the action of public policies, foremost in the topics of work integration
Networking with public and private organizations on CSR and Social Economic issues </li></li></ul><li>Knowledge Transfer<br /><ul><li>Participation as experts in the Commission on Corporate Social Responsibility of the Foment de TreballNacional
Publication of electronic bulletin on CSR and Social Economics topics
Rewarding the CIES Recognition of Corporate Social Responsibility
Organizing international conferences, seminars and symposium:
Benchmarking Internacional en Responsabilidad Social Corporativa, en Atlanta (USA).
Sino-EuropeanSymposiumon social enterprise. 3er. China Europa Forum, en Hong Kong. </li></li></ul><li>CIES’ Partners <br /><ul><li>UNIVERSITYOF BARCELONA</li></ul>CIES is a Research Group unit at the University of Barcelona (UB) andhas a collaboration agreement with the University of Barcelona for the joint execution of training programmes and research and dissemination activities. <br /><ul><li>BARCELONA SCIENCE PARK </li></ul>The office of CIES is located in Barcelona Science Park (ParcCientíficBarcelona) <br /><ul><li>GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY </li></ul>Partnership with Georgia State University in Atlanta (USA) for the joint execution of training programmes, research and dissemination activities in the topics related with CSR and social enterprise<br />