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Strong workplace ethics, or the lack thereof, have had far-reaching consequences for companies and corporate leaders. This class will explore ethical frameworks, and it will differentiate between compliance and ethics. You will be challenged to think through the relationships and impacts of your decisions on your organization, as well as to consider the impact on shareholder value and other stakeholder effects from unethical behavior.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, student should be able to:

• Understand the three ethical positions that govern human behavior
• Cite some of the key laws that regulate how people are treated in the workplace
• Differentiate between compliant and ethical behavior
• Articulate a personal ethical framework to inform leadership and decision-making
• Understand some of the issues and dilemmas embedded in workplace ethics
• Identify the tools and resources available to guide ethical decision making

Other Credits: This course is approved for 18 hours of continuing education credit.

Note: As capstone for the HR  Management Certificate, this class is to be taken upon completion of all other certificate coursework.

Course Number: BUSA-40531
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Business ManagementHuman Resource Management

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