Course: Business Ethics in the 21st Century (NC-MEDGBUSETH)

Ethical decisions in business are everywhere. Organizations have learned that the costs of unethical actions can be high, both legally, and from a public relations perspective. This course introduces the major ethical frameworks in business and seeks to give learners a strong foundation in ethical business practices, whether as individuals, as a leaders, or as stewards of the organization. This course reviews how organizations can establish and encourage an ethical culture while monitoring for compliance.

Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the major ethical frameworks used in developing business ethics
  • Explain the three components of the Ethical Triangle: Individual Ethics, Leadership Ethics, and Governance and Control
  • Discuss key ethical challenges in the workplace
  • Describe the use of organizational ethics codes
  • Outline the ethical issues involved in the employer-employee relationship including Employment at Will, due process and fairness
  • Discuss the use of ethics training
  • Explain how organizations monitor ethical performance
  • Describe the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and ethics
  • Outline issues involving corporate governance
  • Explain how sustainability is an ethical concern
  • Discuss ethics and the regulatory environment (Sarbanes-Oxley Act; U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)
  • Explain the issues around whistleblowing
  • Describe the role of leadership in establishing an ethical culture
Notes
  • Estimated time to completion: 10 hours
  • Access time: 90 days
  • CEUs: 1
  • Contact hours: 10
  • May earn 1 IACET CEU and/or 10 ATD CI credits and/or 10 HRCI credits and/or 10 SHRM PDCs. Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to qualify for IACET CEUs.

Offered in partnership with MindEdge

 Session: MEDG224.BUSETH

Schedule: Open enrollment, enroll anytime.
Course Fee : $249.00

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