Full course description

Business Ethics

Friday, September 29, 2017

The Enterprise Center at Salem State University

This program introduces the participant to the fundamentals of business ethics. You will learn about the decision-making process to solve ethical dilemmas, unstanding barriers and consequences when making ethical decisions, and the process for blosing the shistle when unethical situations arise. Course activities also cover identifying common managerial ethical issues, being proactive with ethical issues, addressing subordinates' ethical issues, identifying causes of unethical behavior, recognizing unethical behavior, and ending unethical behavior in the workplace.  Participants will aslo learn about organizational ethical principles, and the four categories of corporate social responsibility. Finally, students will learn how to develop a code of ethics and execute an internal ethical audit.

  1. Topics Include:
    1. Ethical decisions
    2. Basics of business ethics
    3. Making ethical decisions
  2. Whistle-blowing
    1. Whistle-blowing criteria and risks
    2. The Whistle-blowing process
  3. Managerial Ethics
    1. Ethical Management
    2. Subordinates’ ethical issues
  4. Unethical behavior
    1. Recognizing unethical behavior
    2. Ending unethical behavior
  5. Organizational ethics
    1. Organizational ethics basics
    2. Ethical principles
    3. Ethical safeguards
    4. Corporate social responsibilities

NOTE: A parking permit will be emailed to all registered/paid participant shortly before the class date.

REFUND POLICY: 100% refund before the first class meeting. 50% before the second class meeting. No refunds after the second class meeting.

 In the case of a Salem State Online class, 100% refund before the scheduled start date. No refunds once the Salem State Online class begins. For all other online classes (Gatlin, Ed2go, or MindEdge, no refunds of any kind will be issued). Please call Andrea DiVirgilio at 978-542-6302 for more information