This graduate course provides an in-depth review and analysis of the latest theories and research on corporate social responsibility. The course focuses on understanding governmental and quasi-governmental regulatory institutions and related corporate social responsibility business impacts; an understanding of the process of developing corporate social responsibility standards and policies, how to interpret them, and how to determine relative weight; and an understanding of how to assess, deal with and prevent corporate social responsibility risks. Emphasis includes working with and being a team leader and in collaboration. Communication projects will focus on critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making based on relevant research, information literacy, applied technology, integration, ethical and diversity concerns. Attention is focused on utilizing leadership and collaboration practices in corporate social responsibility within an organization, an industry, country, region, and world.