Course List

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Courses
The course description can be found at the Programme des cours website
Credits
 
Block 1
 
 
Foundational Courses
 
1.1
Quantitative Methods
Basic course in multivariate methods for social scientists
3
1.2
Development
Introductory course on development, both economic and social aspects
3
1.3
Economics of Globalization
Introduction to international trade, finance, and macroeconomics
3
1.4
Environmental Economics
Political economy of standard-setting activities in international organizations, particularly in the labour, environmental and trade fields
3
1.5
Governance and Public Policy
Comparative participatory governance and public policy course
3
1.6
Organisational Behaviour
3
1.7
Voluntary, Consensus-Based Standards
Theory and practice of voluntary standards
3
1.8
The Socioeconomic Impact of Globalization
Impacts on poverty, employment, inequality, etc.
3
1.9
Governance of Global Supply Chains
The evolution of global supply chains, private monitoring, certification procedures, etc
3
1.10
Global Health
Issues in national and global health policy
3
1.11
Labour Market Policy
Issues in national and global labour market policy
3
1.12
Environmental Policy
Issues in national and global environmental policy
3
1.13
Policy, programme and project evaluation : methods and practice
Public policy evaluation methods
3
1.14
Sociology of Contemporary Capitalism
Varieties of capitalism course
3
 
Total
42
     
 
Block 2
 
 
Operational Systems
 
2.1
Corporate Social Responsibility
Social issues in business course
3
2.2
Conformity Assessment
How to evaluate compliance with standards: New trends in auditing and accounting
3
2.3
Strategic Planning of Sustainable Business
Sustainable design and sustainable operations within the framework of corporate strategy
3
2.4
Management Systems for Sustainability
Management systems for quality, environmental protection, energy, waste, etc.
3
2.5
Impact Assessment and Risk Management
Objectives, approaches, practices and instruments of risk management
3
 
Total
15
     
 
Block 3
 
 
Elective courses
15
 

Students may tailor their elective courses from all masters taught at the University of Geneva and the Graducate institute of international and development studies:

These courses are offered by the following Masters:

 
 
Block 4
 
 
Thesis - Internship report

The internship is available to all students who have successfully completed the first year of the Master program. Students can only start an internship after having achieved 60 ECTS credits according to the study plan.  Internship Guidelines  -  Thesis guidelines

18
 

 
 
Overall Total
90