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Ethical Management and Decision Making

Get to grips with how to manage ethically with this MOOC developed by the University of Law Business School.

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Ethical Management and Decision Making

Learn how to manage within an ethical manner

In today’s working world, the terms ‘corporate responsibility’ and ‘sustainability’ are more important than ever. Corporations and organisations are increasingly about doing what is best for the community, the society and the environment.

This three-week course from the University of Law Business School will teach you how to manage people within an effective manner, and also explore how not to manage people within a business.

Use an ethical decision-making model to explain certain behaviours

Managing in an ethical manner is extremely important, and there have been many cases worldwide of CEOs who lost their jobs because they failed to manage with integrity.

You’ll use an ethical decision-making model to consider ethical principles, obligations and values within the overall management process, and will understand the factors that lead to ethical and unethical behaviour within organisations studying a wide range of case studies.

Evaluate an organisation’s methods for managing corporate responsibility

You’ll then critically reflect upon the issues of managing ethically, and will discuss how society’s expectations are influencing managers and organisations.

Finally, you’ll be able to give your own examples of how ethics can be applied in practice.

Learn from ethical management experts at the University of Law Business School

The University of Law is one of the UK’s longest established specialist providers of legal education.

You’ll be guided throughout by leaders within the ethical management field, and will gain an insight to real-life case studies of businesses across the globe.

What topics will you cover?

  • Ethical reasoning and moral decision making
  • An ethical decision-making model
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Ethical management

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Apply a model of ethical decision making to explain behaviour
  • Evaluate an organisation’s methods for managing corporate responsibility
  • Identify the factors that lead to ethical and unethical behaviour in organisations
  • Discuss how society’s expectations are influencing managers and organisations

Who is the course for?

This course is primarily geared towards line, middle and top level managers already established within organisations, young professionals who are looking to start their careers, employees who are looking to develop further within their career and students who are interested in management.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Angeliki Papasava PhD, is an academic and entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in teaching Management modules at various university levels both face-to-face and online.

Who developed the course?

The University of Law

The University of Law is one of the UK’s longest established specialist providers of legal education, believing that students should learn in a realistic, professional and contemporary context.

University of Law Business School

Founded in 2016, the University of Law Business School offers accredited face-to-face and online Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the UK and internationally.

With a strong emphasis on teaching quality, innovative teaching methods and employability the Business School aims to make students ready for the workplace.

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Available until 22 November 2021 at 23:59 (UTC). T&Cs apply.

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  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

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  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
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  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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