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Online Business Ethics Course
Facing tough ethical decisions at work? Want to improve the ethical culture of your organization?
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics Executive Director Kirk O. Hanson offers two, free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in business ethics, which you can take at your own pace.
The MOOC provides practical advice on how to identify ethical dilemmas when they arise, how to get enough information to assess one's responsibilities, how to analyze a complex ethical choice, and how to marshal one's own resources and courage to act ethically. Available through June 30, 2014. Register now
Management theorists and ethics experts have increasingly concluded that creating and sustaining the ethical organizational culture is a fundamental task of every level of management. Register now
Two to Three Hours of Business Ethics Training Each Week for Four Weeks: Each course is organized to take no more than 2-3 hours per week, and the course is designed to be completed in four weeks. You can take the courses anytime during the period they are open.
Online Activities on Business Ethics: Each week you will have 2 or 3 short lectures to watch, each no more than 10-15 minutes in length. After watching the lectures, you will have three things to do: a case discussion, a short exercise, and a quiz. The cases are real business situations. The final project for each course is an ethical analysis, which you write, and peer reviews of other students' analyses.
Letter of Completion: Students who complete all of the course requirements will receive a letter of completion from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
What Students Are Saying
- This is an excellent course. I recommend to anyone interested in the subject.
Hemantha De Silva
- I found the course interesting and true to life - fielding problems that we encounter in the everyday world of work.
- I took both courses Business Ethics for the Real World and Creating an Ethical Corporate Culture as requisites for my new job as Communications Manager. My experience was great, I found the lectures very engaging, the activities interesting and down to earth cases study. This courses helped me a lot to develop the company's ethical corporate culture, with interesting tips and step by step work. Would recommend the courses to everyone that's interested in this topics! Keep up the good work!