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Business Ethics (PHI 370)

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Dates: 

November 2016 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: analyze the concepts of business ethics from a personal and an organization perspective; assess the ethical issues facing business leaders; evaluate and distinguish between the concepts of social responsibility, integrity, and business ethics; explain the framework required to make ethical decisions in today's business environment and how it improves the business climate; summarize how moral philosophies, on a corporate and individual level, influence ethical decision making in business; analyze the influence of corporate culture, including leadership, power, and motivation, on business ethics in the workplace; explain the pressures that influence ethical decision making in the organization; evaluate the need for ethical standards, codes of ethics and practices in business; assess the auditing process to assure ethical practices are being followed; and analyze the role that culture plays in global business ethics.

Instruction: 

This course offers an introduction into the concept of values, morality, as well as cultural beliefs and upbringing in all areas of business, from consumer rights to corporate social responsibility. Major topics include: analysis of decisions made by shift managers or corporate presidents that may affect thousands of individuals or entire communities, understanding the importance of integrity, honesty, and transparency in all levels of the work environment and monitoring expectations that communicate core values and behavior not only to employees, but society in general.  The course of study necessary to be prepared for the proctored proficiency examination consists of lessons based on the readings from the textbook.  Students are encouraged to answer all the review questions and quizzes for each lesson.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business or Management (11/16).

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