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Business Ethics

Course Code BUSN-350
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

Business Ethics is a case course that prepares students to deal with some of the difficult ethical dilemmas which they are expected to confront in the world of business. The course takes a managerial perspective in its presentation and it utilizes the stakeholder view of the firm for testing the moral defense of managerial decisions. The course exposes students to contemporary concepts, theories, and perspectives in the field of business ethics, and these are reinforced through the extensive use of case studies. Each session of the course involves case study discussions, with the assigned case(s) generally outlining a difficult business situation and placing the students in the role of decision maker. Students are expected to engage in extensive prior preparation, rigorous analysis, vigorous defense of stances taken, and active involvement in class discussions.