ISO 26000 Foundation Course Overview

ISO 26000 Foundation Course Overview

The ISO 26000 Foundation course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding of Social Responsibility Program (SRP) concepts as outlined in ISO 26000. This course covers the historical background, recent trends, and essential characteristics of social responsibility, as well as the principles organizations should follow, such as accountability, transparency, and ethical behavior.

Through the course modules, participants will learn about the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), how to engage with stakeholders effectively, and the ways in which a business can build a sustainable CSR program that aligns with its core competencies and addresses the concerns of customers and employees. The course also prepares learners to respond to current events and social movements, ensuring that their CSR efforts remain relevant and impactful. By completing this course, individuals will be able to contribute meaningfully to their organizations’ social responsibility initiatives and enhance their CSR profile.

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Course Prerequisites

To successfully undertake the ISO 26000 Foundation course, the following minimum prerequisites are recommended:

  • Basic understanding of corporate governance and ethics.
  • Familiarity with the concept of social responsibility and its importance in business.
  • Awareness of global and societal issues such as environmental challenges, human rights, labor practices, and fair operating practices.
  • Interest in the development and implementation of socially responsible business strategies.
  • No prior knowledge of the ISO 26000 standard is required, but an understanding of ISO and other management system standards could be beneficial.
  • Openness to learning about how organizations should integrate socially responsible behavior into their operations and strategies.
  • Basic business management knowledge is helpful, though not strictly necessary.

These prerequisites are designed to ensure that participants can fully engage with the course content and participate in discussions. The course is intended for individuals seeking to gain knowledge on how to apply the principles of social responsibility within an organization, and no specialized prior knowledge is required beyond a general interest and understanding of the role of social responsibility in modern business.

Target Audience for ISO 26000 Foundation

The ISO 26000 Foundation course equips professionals with knowledge and skills in social responsibility and CSR practices.

  • CSR Managers and Executives
  • Compliance Officers
  • Sustainability Consultants
  • Environmental Managers
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Public Relations Professionals
  • Marketing Managers
  • Supply Chain and Operations Managers
  • Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Corporate Governance Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Business Strategists
  • Nonprofit Organization Leaders
  • Corporate Executives looking to integrate CSR into business models
  • Entrepreneurs seeking to establish socially responsible businesses
  • Legal Advisors focusing on corporate law and ethical practices
  • Investors and Analysts interested in ethical and sustainable investments
  • Government Officials and Policymakers involved in social regulation and initiatives
  • Academics and Educators in business, ethics, and sustainability fields
  • Internal and External Auditors focusing on CSR and ethical performance

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this ISO 26000 Foundation?

Introduction to the Course's Learning Outcomes and Concepts Covered:

The ISO 26000 Foundation course provides a comprehensive understanding of Social Responsibility principles, their implementation, and the impact on organizational success.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the concept of Social Responsibility and its relevance to organizations, as outlined in ISO 26000.
  • Recognize the scope and key terms and definitions associated with ISO 26000.
  • Learn the historical background and recent trends influencing Social Responsibility in organizations.
  • Understand the characteristics of Social Responsibility and the role of the state.
  • Gain knowledge of the seven core principles of Social Responsibility: Accountability, Transparency, Ethical Behaviour, Respect for Stakeholder Interests, Respect for the Rule of Law, and Respect for International Norms of Behaviour.
  • Comprehend what Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) entails and its importance to modern business.
  • Identify the types of Corporate Responsibility and strategies for building a socially responsible business.
  • Learn to avoid common pitfalls when creating a Socially Responsible Business Model.
  • Acquire skills to recognize Social Responsibility in practice and engage effectively with stakeholders.
  • Develop the ability to build and measure the ROI of sustainable CSR programs, align them with core competencies, and respond to current events and social movements.