Business Ethics in the 21st Century

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Continuing Education Credits: Total PDUs/Contact Hours: 10 Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 5.25 Technical PM PDUs: 2.25 CEUs: 1 (Contact Hours: 10 hours) HRCIs: 10

Estimated time to complete:  10 hours

Self-Paced Online Course Description:

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.

What You Will Learn:

  • 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

Key Features:

  1. Mobile-friendly
  2. Audio-enabled
  3. Badge and credit-awarding
  4. Real-world case studies
  5. Fully accessible
  6. Games & Flashcards
  7. Expert-supported
  8. Video content

Price:  $249.00

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