In 2017 Spring Laszlo Zsolnai teaches an elective course "The Roles and Duties of Management" in the CEMS MIM program at the Corvinus University of Budapest. The course introduces the new management profile based on the CEMS MIM qualification framework. The future international manager is defined as a reflexive practitioner who is committed to environmental sustainability, exercises social responsibility, works with sensitivity toward gender and diversity issues, harmonizes information and communications technologies with processes and organizational culture, applies holistic perspective in problem solving, cooperates with social and political actors, and is engaged in progressive entrepreneurship.
The CEMS Business Ethics Faculty Group organizes a Blocked Seminar entitled "Ethical Challenges of Business in the New Economy" in September 1-7, 2013 in Balatonszemes, Hungary. The seminar is based on the recently published book by CEMS Business Ethics Faculty Group (Laszlo Zsolnai (ed): Handbook of Business Ethics. Oxford, Peter Lang, 2012). The course addresses behavioral, organizational and institutional issues related to doing business in an ethical and socially responsible way. Examples of alternative entrepreneurship will be presented too.
March 27, 2013 Laszlo Zsolnai was teaching a class on Ethics of Systems Thinking in the Critical Thinking course taught by Professor Joanne Ciulla at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA. Using a number of case studies from Hungary, Bhutan, and USA he emphasized that systems theory requires to paying equal attention to all the relevant value dimensions of the system, blocking trade-offs among non-substitutable values, and considering the long-term, indirect effects.
Zsolnai argued that society affects the natural environment at different levels. Individual biological creatures are affected by business via hunting, fishing, agriculture, animal testing, etc. Natural ecosystems are affected by business via mining, regulating rivers, building, polluting the air, water and land, etc. The Earth as a whole is affected by business via exterminating species, contributing to climate change, etc.
From March-June 2008, Laszlo Zsolnai was visiting professor at Bocconi University in Milan. Jointly with Antonio Tencati,he taught in the Environmental Management and the Corporate Social Responsibility master’s programs of Bocconi University.
From November 15-17, 2006 Laszlo Zsolnai taught a class on Buddhist Economics at the Bodo Graduate School of Business for the students of the Ecological Economics and Environmental Ethics master’s program.
From February-April 2006, Laszlo Zsolnai was UCSIA Visiting Professor at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. During his stay he taught classes on Deep Ecology, Buddhist Ethics, Buddhist Economics and Environmental Ethics in different programs at the University of Antwerp.