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Course Code: MGMT200 Course ID: 4137 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

How can we help employees do the right thing? Ethical behavior in organizations is a topic that warrants exploration. The purpose of this course is to investigate some of the ethical issues facing the modern workplace. Topics include acceptable risk, intellectual property, workers' rights, whistle-blowing, moral leadership, outsourcing, and ethical issues in marketing. Students will be asked to reflect and examine how one comes to terms with being a good citizen and preventing unethical business practices.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following learning objectives:

LO-1: Define components of business ethics.

LO-2: Distinguish between ethical theories of utilitarianism and the advantages and drawbacks of various theories.

LO-3: Distinguish between legal and ethical guidelines in business practices.

LO-4: Define discrimination, victimization and affirmative actions; and consider the ethical and legal aspects of each.

LO-5: Examine problems with sexual harassment and workplace drugs, and the ethical implication of company policies for each one.

LO-6: Examine major arguments for and against corporations having social and environmental responsibilities.

Grading for the course will be based on the following:

  • Nine Forum Assignments
  • Four Quizzes
  • Two Written Assignments
NameGrade %
Discussion Forums 35.00 %
Introduction Forum 3.89 %
Week 1 Forum 3.89 %
Week 2 Forum 3.89 %
Week 3 Forum 3.89 %
Week 4 Forum 3.89 %
Week 5 Forum 3.89 %
Week 6 Forum 3.89 %
Week 7 Forum 3.89 %
Week 8 Forum 3.89 %
Written Assignments 35.00 %
Week 3 Paper 11.67 %
Week 5 Paper 11.67 %
Week 8 Paper 11.67 %
Quiz Assignments 30.00 %
Quiz #2 - Week #4 7.50 %
Quiz #3 - Week #5 7.50 %
Quiz #1 - Week #2 7.50 %
Quiz #4 - Week #8 7.50 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following learning objectives:

LO-1: Define components of business ethics.

LO-2: Distinguish between ethical theories of utilitarianism and the advantages and drawbacks of various theories.

LO-3: Distinguish between legal and ethical guidelines in business practices.

LO-4: Define discrimination, victimization and affirmative actions; and consider the ethical and legal aspects of each.

LO-5: Examine problems with sexual harassment and workplace drugs, and the ethical implication of company policies for each one.

LO-6: Examine major arguments for and against corporations having social and environmental responsibilities.

Book Title:Business Ethics: A Stakeholder and Issues Management Approach, 6th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781626561403
Publication Info:Berrett-Koehler Lib
Author:Weiss, Joseph
Unit Cost:$65.47
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.