Business Ethics: It Starts With You (OC)
A half day course that offers an introduction to understanding and managing ethical issues in a business setting. It explores the intersection amongst prominent theoretical approaches to ethics, personal values, business values and how they shape business decisions.
A half day course that offers an introduction to understanding and managing ethical issues in a business setting. It explores the intersection amongst prominent theoretical approaches to ethics, personal values, business values and how they shape business decisions. Participants consider how individuals look at the rightness and wrongness of human conduct in a business setting based on these approaches. The course offers a brief historical review and investigates various ethical theories such as utilitarianism, deontology and virtue ethics. The goal is to build a foundation for participants to investigate the ethical dimensions of controversial business issues found in the professions of medicine, business and law.
WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Delivered in a virtual environment using brief, large group conversations, small group activities and individual reflective exercises, this course will:
Foster an ethical mindset
Explore and assess the contextual issues in business ethics and the ability to think critically and ethically within them. You will engage in an exercise designed to determine ethical assumptions, evaluate evidence, and perceive ethical processes.
Identify your “ethical standard” and how to communicate this in support of business decisions
Identify your personal ethical standard and its influence on how you manage a series of ethical dilemmas including how you structure ethical issues, use data and develop conclusions.
Develop communication strategies in support of ethical actions
Examine formal/informal communication tools to effectively communicate ethical ideas
Examine your understanding of key concepts and terms in business ethics
Develop an awareness of the impact on ethics and business decision making at alllevels of an organization.
Reflect on ethical issues in a business context
Collectively explore a problem and the impact of business ethics in a global context inorder to develop a perspective that matches your perceptions and evidence.
COURSE LEADER: SHAWN IRELAND, Ed.D
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