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    Vote for Ethics: A How-to Guide for Voters

    Sept. 10 – Nov. 6, 2018 (1-3 hours total at your convenience)
    Looking for new tools to help you identify ethical candidates? Presented by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, the "Vote for Ethics - A How-to Guide for Voters" online course, exclusively for SCU alumni, provides expert knowledge to help you identify what comprises ethical political communications and campaign promises. It also gives you an understanding of the ethical issues involved in raising and spending campaign funds, and insight into the structure and culture of a candidate's organization. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a badge to show everyone you're going to vote for ethics!
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    Raising Ethical Children and Teens

    May 21 – July 29, 2018 (3-4 hours total at your convenience)
    Looking for practical information about how to best promote ethical decision-making and behavior in children and teens? Presented by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, the "Raising Ethical Children and Teens" online course, exclusively for SCU alumni, aims to promote understanding of the ethical issues that children and teens grapple with and provides practical information about how to best promote ethical decision-making and behavior. You'll also earn a badge and a letter of completion to show your children you're in the know!
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    Ethics for Managers and Executives

    Jan. 14 – Feb. 28, 2018 (8-9 hours total at your convenience)

    Looking for a professional development opportunity to infuse Santa Clara values into your corporate life and the way you lead others at work? Presented by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, this "Ethics for Managers and Executives" course, exclusively for SCU alumni, provides an overview of the role of managers and executives in shaping the ethics of an organization. It also gives you an understanding of the nature of ethics, the role ethics plays in business, and the most commonly encountered ethical dilemmas in the life of a manager or executive. You'll also earn a badge and a letter of completion that you can share to impress your boss!


Want Proof? Read what previous participants have to say about their experience!

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"Really enjoyed the course and engaging with fellow Broncos. The course reminded me of the wonderful values SCU instilled in me during my undergraduate studies. I look forward to more courses being offered in the future. Thank you again to all at SCU who made this course possible."


- Participant, "Ethics for Managers and Executives," Winter 2018

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"I've really enjoyed the format of the course and am grateful to the Alumni Association for the opportunity. Looking forward to the next two options later this year. Both are highly relevant to me since I am 1) a mother, and 2) a senior executive in local government."


- Kristen Mignone Crane ’95

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"Continuing education and lifelong learning are inherent in my values and passions…I find the articles and discussions of ethics to be soul-enriching and soul-calming and hope to develop a better vocabulary and understanding of frameworks for ethics so as to share those attributes with others."


- Lori Benintendi J.D. ’05 

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"This is an opportunity for me to access resources to help further my own learning that can only help to further the knowledge of others."


- Lisa Dorian

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"My experience was great, I found the lectures very engaging, the activities interesting and down to earth case studies. This course helped me a lot to develop the company's ethical corporate culture. Would recommend the courses to everyone that's interested in this topics! Keep up the good work!"


- Luisa Fainchtein

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"I'm taking this course to continue to improve my knowledge and understanding of topics related to my profession. I've picked this course for the credibility of Santa Clara University."


- Jeffrey J. Malott


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