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2011/2012  KAN-CMJ_I64  Business Strategy and International Climate Law

English Title
Business Strategy and International Climate Law

Course Information

Language English
Point 7,5 ECTS (225 SAT)
Type Elective
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course Period Autumn
Pending schedule: Wednesday Week 36-41, 43-44: 08.00-10.35 Wednesay Week 45: 08.00-11.30
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study Board
Study Board for BSc/MSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law
Course Coordinator
  • Kim Østergaard - Law Department
  • Susse Georg - Department of Organization
Valgfagskoordinator: Susie Lund Hansen - slh.jur@cbs.dk
Main Category of the Course
  • Business Law
  • Business Ethics, value based management and CSR
  • Corporate and Business Strategy

Taught under Open University-Taught under open university.
Last updated on 29 maj 2012
Learning Objectives
The student must be highly active during classes.
At the exam the student must
• Explain the content of the legal and economic theories in conjunction with climate issues
• Be able to apply legal and economic theories on business cases or policy situation regarding different industries
• Analyze a real world situation on a theoretical basis and be able to apply theory on cases.
• Use a set of theoretical tools to analyse a legal and economic situation or phenomena in the market.
• Identify and reflect upon the theoretical implications of the analyzed phenomena involving both law and economics problems
Bachelor in law or economics.
Business Strategy and International Climate Law:
Assessment Oral Exam
Marking Scale 7-step scale
Censorship Internal examiners
Exam Period Winter Term
Aids Without preparation
Duration 20 Minutes

Course Content

The courseis built around five main themes, which initially provides an overview of the climatic status of a national and global perspective. The subject's second main theme covers the strategic challenges of the implications for the company, including its CSR. The third main theme includes renewable energy and cleantech in an EU Judicial and national perspective. Fourth main theme covers the influence which the climate regulatory framework for the company, especially for the UNFCCC. Finally, the focus is below the closing theme on the fiscal implications in connection with the decomposition of CO 2 ratios and the Climate Justice credits.

Teaching Methods
Case based teaching, where the students are expected to participate on a high level.
The student shall through the elective work from a multidisciplinary perspective and be able to think and work very abstract.
Further Information

The elective will run even though the number of students is limited. However, if the number is very scarce, the teaching will be conducted as a study group.


Cases and article collection