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Business Ethics: Syllabus
Business Ethics: Syllabus

Course Description:

A study of theoretical and practical problems of moral conduct in the field of business. The course emphasizes both the philosophical foundations of ethical conduct and the practical problems encountered in the day-to-day conduct of business affairs. Much of the study of practical problems centers around actual case studies.

Introduction: Business Ethics
This brief Video Introduces the professor and topics to be covered in the course

  1. Lesson 1: Business Calling
  2. Lesson 2: The Morality of Capitalism
  3. Lesson 3: Organizational Ethics
  4. Lesson 4: Social Responsibility
  5. Lesson 5: International Ethics
  6. Lesson 6: Employee Relations
  7. Lesson 7: Advertising Ethics
  8. Lesson 8: Financial Ethics
  9. Lesson 9: Conclusion

Objective:

1. Raising awareness of the ethical dimensions of common business practices.                      
2. Examining these practices through the lens of a Christian world view.                                  
3. Developing a Christian critique and defense of the free-market economic system and the role and responsibilities of corporations and individual business people within it.                                      
4. Developing and enhancing skills of moral judgment, critical reading, persuasive writing and speaking skills.                            
5. Formulating a practical framework for ethical decision making.                                        
6. Enhancing knowledge of how to encourage and maintain ethical corporate climates.