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PDBE: Business Ethics

Guaranteed to Run Scheduled Fully Booked
Oct 2020
Nov 2020
Dec 2020
Code: PDBE
Length: 1 Day

This course will pose a series of questions that will form the basis of a practical ethical framework.

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Ethics determine the “rules of the road” for a particular entity, so it’s imperative to communicate the ethics staff should follow in a way that makes sense at all organisational levels.This course teaches how to implement ethical management, goal setting, organisation, and identification and managing of responsibilities. This course provides you with the knowledge and skill building techniques that allows the successful building and management of a business ethics platform.This course is delivered in partnership with PD Training.


  • Understand what 'business ethics' is
  • Learn how to make ethical decisions
  • Receive practical tools to implement ethics in the workplace
  • Understand employee rights to enable and create privacy, harassment & technology policies
  • Understand your business & social responsibilities
  • Learn how to balance personal and organisation ethics
  • Learn when to "blow the whistle"
  • Be able to identify unethical behaviours

Every day key decisions are made about how resources are are used and consumed in the enterprise. The ethical imperative is to ensure that resources are used in the most appropriate way within the context of the organisation and the broader context of the organisation in the community.
Ethics should maintain a positive effect on the employees surroundings, creating an atmosphere of decision making that fosters help and not harm. This course will pose a series of questions that will form the basis of a practical ethical framework.

Lesson 1 -  Getting Started 
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Action Plans and Evaluation Forms
  • Module Two: What is Ethics?
  • What Is Business Ethics?
  • 10 Benefits of Managing Ethics
  • Case Study
Lesson 2 -  Implementing Ethics in the Workplace 
  • Benefits
  • Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace
  • Roles and Responsibilities
Lesson 3 - Employer/Employee Rights 
  • Privacy Policies
  • Harassment Issues
  • Technology
Lesson 4 - Business & Social Responsibilities 
  • Identifying Types of Responsibilities
  • Case Study
  • Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities
  • Case Study
Lesson 5 - Ethical Decisions 

  • The Basics
  • Balancing Personal and Organisational Ethics
  • Common Dilemmas
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Overcoming Obstacles
Lesson 6 -  Whistle Blowing 
  • Criteria and Risk
  • The Process
  • When You Should “Blow the Whistle”
Lesson 7 -  Managerial Ethics 
  • Ethical Management
  • Identifying the Characteristics
  • Ensuring Ethical Behaviour
Lesson 8 -  Unethical Behaviour 
  • Recognise & Identify
  • Preventing
  • Addressing
  • Interventions
Lesson 9 - Ethics in Business (I) 
  • Organisation Basics
  • Addressing the Needs
  • Ethical Principles
Lesson 10 - Ethics in Business (II) 
  • Ethical Safeguards
  • Developing a Code of Ethics
  • Performing an Internal Ethics Audit
  • Upholding the Ethics Program

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