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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.
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.
Content, Lessons, and Tests: Business Ethics
The lessons and topics for this course are provided in audio and video format. A test will follow the conclusion of each lesson to verify the concepts covered have been learned.
Scott Rae and Kenman Wong, Beyond Integrity: A Judeo-Christian Approach to Business Ethics, Zondervan, 2nd ed.