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Course DescriptionBusiness ethics is an important part of any industry. Students or managers, unfamiliar with many ethical challenges, behaviors, or regulations will find themselves struggling in business industries that include finance, accounting or human resource management, marketing and retail.Today's managers must necessarily concern themselves with ethical issues, because unethical behavior creates legal risks and damage to businesses as well as employees and consumers. Business ethics have become an integral part of business education in general. A student or manager who is well-versed in ethical behavior in practices, not only in the domestic market but internationally, will find him or herself better prepared to deal with issues or situations that may arise that don't always involve easy answers or decisions.This business ethics course offers an introduction into the concept of values, morality, as well as cultural beliefs and upbringing in all areas of business, from consumer rights to corporate social responsibility. Decisions made by shift managers or corporate presidents may affect thousands of individuals or entire communities. Consumers today expect and demand integrity, honesty, and transparency in all levels of their environment. Understanding those expectations is the key to communicating core values and behavior not only to employees, but society in general.
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Lesson 1: Introduction to Business EthicsIn Lesson 1, you will learn what business ethics means and how it determines the relationship between a business and an individual.
Lesson 2: Why Are Ethics in Business Important?In Lesson 2, you will learn the importance of ethics in all businesses and work environments, and the ethical responsibilities and obligations of an organization and individuals.
Lesson 3: Ethics in the WorkplaceIn Lesson 3, you will learn how ethics play an important role in both large and small organizations. Also, this lesson covers the ethical issues in the workplace and the code of conduct.
Lesson 4: Corporate ResponsibilityLesson 4 defines corporate responsibility and explains the code of conduct and ethics.
Lesson 5: Corporate ComplianceLesson 5 defines and explains corporate and business compliance. It also describes the government laws and regulations for small and large companies, and the role of the Department of Labor in corporate compliance.
Lesson 6: Social ResponsibilityLesson 6 explains how Business Ethics extend the responsibilities of businesses from the workplace to environmental and cultural structures of communities.
Lesson 7: The Positive Impact of Ethics in BusinessLesson 7 analyzes how Business Ethics brought about several positive changes in the workplace.
Lesson 8: Going InternationalEthics may vary from country to country. As today's businesses have gone global, the need to know ethics practiced in various counrties becomes essential. In this Lesson, you will learn International Business Ethics.
Lesson 9: Consumer RightsIn this Lesson, you will learn more about Consumer Rights and Protection. Also, this lesson explains how Business Ethics and Consumer Rights are related.
Lesson 10: Business Ethics and the Financial WorldAgainst the backdrop of many financial scandals that have rocked Wall Street, the application of business ethics in finance becomes very important. In this Lesson, you will learn the importance of Business Ethics in Financial institutions.
Lesson 11: Final Thoughts on Business EthicsLesson 11 sums up the whole course by analyzing the importance of Business Ethics and the implications of Business Without Ethics.
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Course Title: Business EthicsCourse Number: 7550323Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: Professional DevelopmentCEU Value: 1.1 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsInstructor: Dr. Metodija StojanovskiSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Define ethics in business and why it is important.
- Describe what ethics means in the workplace.
- Define corporate responsibility.
- Define corporate compliance.
- Describe social responsibility.
- Describe the impact of ethics in the business.
- Compare differences in ethics in the international communities.
- Describe consumer rights, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An Introduction Assignment 5 Lesson 1: Business Ethics Assignment 20 Quiz for Lesson 1: Introduction to Business Ethics Exam 9 Lesson 2: Ethics in Business Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 2: Why Are Ethics in Business Important? Exam 7 Lesson 3: Ethics in the Workplace Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 3: Ethics in the Workplace Exam 10 Lesson 4: United States Federal Sentencing Guidelines Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 4: Corporate Responsibility Exam 10 Lesson 5: Department of Labor and Corporate Compliance Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 5: Corporate Compliance Exam 10 Lesson 6: Community and Ethics Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 6: Social Responsibility Exam 10 Lesson 7: Employee Rights Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 7: The Positive Impact of Ethics in Business Exam 10 Lesson 8: International Business Ethics Assignment 20 Quiz for Lesson 8: Going International Exam 9 Lesson 9: Expectations versus Reality Assignment 25 Quiz for Lesson 9: Consumer Rights Exam 7 Lesson 10: Importance of Business Ethics Assignment 20 Quiz for Lesson 10: Business Ethics and the Financial World Exam 9 Lesson 11: Significance of Business ethics Assignment 20 Quiz for Lesson 11: Final Thoughts on Business Ethics Exam 10 The Final Exam Exam 51 Total Points: 412
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