Course Overview

Course: Business Ethics Skills

A company's ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long-term success of an organization. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful company culture and increase profitability. Developing a Business Ethics program takes time and effort, but doing so will do more than improve business, it will change lives.

 

A company's ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company's ethics are developed. It is a two-way street; the influence goes both ways, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today. Ethics is very important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before.

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Course Objectives

  • Define and understand ethics
  • Understand the benefits of ethics
  • Create strategies to implement ethics at work
  • Recognize social and business responsibility
  • Identify ethical and unethical behavior
  • Learn how to make ethical decisions and lead with integrity
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Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: What is Ethics?

  • What is Business Ethics
  • 10 Benefits of Managing Ethics
  • Case Study

Module Three: Implementing Ethics in the Workplace 

  • Benefits
  • Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace
  • Roles and Responsibilities

Module Four: Employer / Employee Rights

  • Privacy Policies
  • Harassment Issues
  • Technology

Module Five: Business and Social Responsibilities

  • Identifying Types of Responsibilities
  • Case Study
  • Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities
  • Case Study

Module Six: Ethical Decisions

  • The Basics
  • Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Common Dilemmas
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Overcoming Obstacles
Module Seven: Whistle Blowing 

  • Criteria and Risk
  • The Process
  • When You Should "Blow the Whistle"

Module Eight: Managerial Ethics

  • Ethical Management
  • Identifying the Characteristics
  • Ensuring Ethical Behavior

Module Nine: Unethical Behavior

  • Recognize and Identify
  • Preventing
  • Addressing
  • Interventions

Module Ten: Ethics in Business (I)

  • Organization Basics
  • Addressing the Needs
  • Ethical Principles

Module Eleven: Ethics in Business (II)

  • Ethical Safeguards
  • Developing a Code of Ethics
  • Performing an Internal Ethics Audit
  • Upholding the Ethics Program

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review t he Course
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations
Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Target Audience: All

 

Price: FREE

NOTE: To qualify for your official BestCorporateAcademy certificate you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or higher before you can purchase your certificate.