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Business Ethics, basic course, 15hp
Kurskategori Single Subject Course
Huvudområde Tillämpad etik - TEE
  Kurskod   721G06
The aim of the course is tho give the students basic knowledge and capability to reflect over, discuss, and analyze issues within business ethics.

The aim can be specified into the following capabilities. The student will be able to:

• Acquire basic knowledge of concepts, theories, and problems within the field of business ethics
• Acquire basic knowledge of central issues within business ethics
• Reflect upon ethical problems within business ethics
• Analyze and evaluate central arguments within business ethics
• Reason about business ethical issues in written papers
Business ethics is a field of study that includes both the general question of the interface between economic practice and ethical theory, and more specific questions such as the social responsibility of corporations, professionalism, economic and corporate decision-making structure, employee rights, and environmental and global issues.
The course contains four areas of study: (i) Business ethics and normative theories, (ii) Business ethics and the business disciplines, (iii) Issues in business ethics, and (iv) Case studies in business ethics.
Teaching comprises lectures and discussion seminars. The students will also engage in self-studies, group work and presentations of text analysis. By introducing methods and models for analysis, the student acquires tools for analysing business ethical problems. The ability to analyse and evaluate issues of business from an ethical point of view is exercised by discussing case studies, performing text analysis and reviews.
The course is examined by the writing of a paper assignment. The students are required to participate actively in seminars, present text analysis and write small paper assignments.

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At least one year of undergraduate studies. Documented knowledge of English. This means a TOEFL-score of at least 550 (213 for the computer-based test) or an equivalent test if your native language is not English. For Swedish residents, "Engelska B" is required.
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Business Ethics, basic course
Business Ethics, basic course
Kursansvarig är: IKK - Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation
Dnr: 127/07-41   Kurskod: 721G06      
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Ämne: Tillämpad etik - TEE          
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