This course Introduces students to ethical concepts, helps them apply ethical concepts to business decisions and identify moral issues involved in the management of specific problem areas in business, and examines social and natural environments within which moral issues in business arise; will examine professional ethics from both a philosophical and business perspective. Ethical reasoning, moral character and moral decision-making will provide a framework for examining the importance of ethics in an individual's personal life and professional career. The course will examine the decision process one goes through in determining what is right and wrong, and how those decisions affect a person's character; explore the concept of corporate governance and the direction business entities are taking in establishing a sound governance framework. Information from professional organizations directed at identifying the critical aspects of corporate governance will be examined and evaluated. The course will also examine of Codes of Professional Conduct issued by professional organizations. Finally, the course will address the emerging issues of privacy and ethics as related to business and government collection and use of personal information, meta data, and other forms of electronic surveillance.
- Teacher: Omaya Kuran