Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility
F.C. Barcelona Universitas
  • Start Date: Open
  • 4 Weeks
  • Study Content: eBooks

This online course gives you the opportunity to investigate the different theoretical frameworks related to the study of business leadership and social responsibility.

Course Fee: See Fees and Eligibility
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and partnership.

Barça Universitas, with the support of renowned international expert Michael P. Hoffman, gives you the opportunity to investigate the different theoretical frameworks related to the study of business leadership.

In this course, you will use different theoretical frameworks from leadership studies and the global philanthropic outlook in order to consider corporate social responsibility, how business leaders resolve ethical issues, and the role business professionals play in the process of leading (managing) the organization so that prioritizing the “common good” can be optimized personally and professionally to make a social and market impact.

Michael P. Hoffman is an expert in Philanthropy who has supplied strategic orientation to leading worldwide non-profit organizations, philanthropic organizations, and corporations in areas such as organizational development, fundraising, branding, and corporate social responsibility. 

This program was supervised by the social sciences area of Barça Universitas and developed through a collaboration between the indicated Expert and Universidad Siglo 21. If you have any specific doubts, do not hesitate to contact us via the available channels.

Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

This fully online, introductory-level course can be completed in English, Spanish, or Portugese.  It is estimated to require 6-8 hours per week.

Course syllabus

Leadership, Ethics and Social Responsibility

MODULE 1: The Philosophical Foundations of Socially Responsible Leadership
MODULE 2: Employees as Co-Entrepreneurs
MODULE 3: Ethical Issues in a 21st Century Global Business Economy
MODULE 4: The Role of the Sports and Entertainment Industry as a Force for Social Good

F.C. Barcelona Universitas

FC Barcelona aims to help change the world through sporting excellence via knowledge and innovation

We are looking to form an ecosystem to foster knowledge and innovation. This ecosystem is based on a model that promotes a culture of excellence and collaboration with prestigious brands, universities, research centres, start-ups, entrepreneurs, students, athletes, investors, and visionaries around the world.

By doing so, we aim to generate new knowledge and create new products and services that will be of benefit to our own athletes, members and fans, and society in general.


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Effective Date: September 22, 2016