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Details for School of Business

Participant Status

Advanced

Type of Organization

University

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate

Institution is part of

JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Location

Jyvaskyla, Finland

Website

http://www.jamk.fi/english/aboutus

Sign Up Date to PRME

03 Feb 2011

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

08 Sep 2016

Sharing Information on Progress (2016)

PRME SIP Report - View Report

Sharing Information on Progress (2014)

Progress on PRME - View Report

Department of Tourism and Hospitality has launched Sustainable Gastronomy at bachelor level. One of our campus buildings was given the Green Office label. International Business programme was granted the EPAS qualification showing good quality including corporate social responsibility. When choosing a new service provider for restaurant services last spring a major criteria was the ability to consider all aspects of sustainable development and the willingness to further develop the processes with us.

Sharing Information on Progress (2012)

JAMK University of Applied Sciences, School of Business and Services Management: Progress on the PRME - View Report

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

CRS has been chosen as a strategic focus area of the Research & Development & Innovation (RDI) unit of the School of Business and Services Management (JAMK) and, consequently the RDI unit supports and assists companies in developing their business, services and international networks in a responsible way. The RDI unit has recruited a CSR specialist to enhance project activities in this area.

The project 'Pioneers of Responsible Business in Central Finland' (2009-2010) developed environmental, social and economic responsibility in SMEs and produced a guide book of responsible business for local businesses. The project 'Sustainable Tourism Development' (2010-2011) is developing a model for sustainable tourism business in rural areas in four Finnish regions.

In 2009 the 4th International Tourism Industry and Education Symposium (TIE) was organized with a theme 'Innovative and Sustainable Products in the Tourism and Hospitality Business'. Innovation and sustainability were also the main themes of an Erasmus Intensive Programme organized by the School of Business and Services Management in 2009.

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

CRS has been chosen as a strategic focus area of the Research & Development & Innovation (RDI) unit of the School of Business and Services Management (JAMK) and, consequently the RDI unit supports and assists companies in developing their business, services and international networks in a responsible way. The RDI unit has recruited a CSR specialist to enhance project activities in this area.

The project 'Pioneers of Responsible Business in Central Finland' (2009-2010) developed environmental, social and economic responsibility in SMEs and produced a guide book of responsible business for local businesses. The project 'Sustainable Tourism Development' (2010-2011) is developing a model for sustainable tourism business in rural areas in four Finnish regions.

In 2009 the 4th International Tourism Industry and Education Symposium (TIE) was organized with a theme 'Innovative and Sustainable Products in the Tourism and Hospitality Business'. Innovation and sustainability were also the main themes of an Erasmus Intensive Programme organized by the School of Business and Services Management in 2009.

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