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Unformatted text preview: 2/22/2010 SYLLABUS OF BUSINESS ETHICS Course code: PHI160 Intake: K50, Advanced Education Program of National Economics University Instructor: Dr. Truong Thi Nam Thang Office: Room 301, Building 5, NEU Tel: 04‐36280545 Mobile: 0912952435 email: email@example.com Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: Identify and define key moral concepts and theorists and assess their impact on business ethics decisions. Demonstrate an understanding of the dimensions between business ethics, economics, law, corporate and organizational culture, performance, and relationships. Identify, discuss and analyze important ethical concerns and issues in the functional areas of business including management, marketing, accounting, and finance. Explain the significance of business ethics and apply moral principles to evaluate ethical issues. Required Textbook: Ferrel, Fraedrich, Ferrell, Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases, Houghton Mifflin, 4th edition, 2003. Readings: Readings and Discussion papers will be provided by instructor during course delivery. Learning methods: Lectures, Discussions, Exercises, Quiz, Video, Business Ethics Games, Case studies, Group project Grading: • Participation: 20% • Teamwork: 30% • Final Exam: 50% (closed book, quiz, short essays, mini case studies) Business Ethics‐Truong Thi Nam Thang Page | 1 2/22/2010 Course schedule Session Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Main content An overview of business ethics Chapter 1 Personality, Values and Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility Activities Lectures, Quiz, Discussions Quiz, Discussions Lectures, Quiz, Discussions Group 1: Vedan case Group 2: Honda Vietnam Group 3: A banking institution Group 4: Starbucks Guest speaker Lectures, Discussions Session 4 Corporate Social Responsibility Session 5 Session 6 Corporate Governance Chapter 4 Corporate Governance Group 5: Vinamilk Group 6: REE Group 7: A banking institution Group 8: a finance‐audit company Guest speaker Lectures, Discussions Session 7 Moral philosophies Chapter 3 Session 8 Applying moral philosophies to business ethics Role‐play, case studies Group 9: a reportage on moral philosophies Group 10: a reportage on ethics perception Session 9 A framework for understanding ethical Lecture, Role play, discussion decision making in business Chapter 5 Organizational Culture and Ethical Session Lecture, Exercise, Discussion Decision Making 10 Group 1: FPT Chapter 6 Group 2: Microsoft/Google Group 3: HP way Guest speaker Organizational Relationships and Session Simulation Conflicts in Ethical Decision Making ‐ 11 Chapter 7 Ethics and Human Resource Group 4: HRM Session Management & Marketing ‐ Chapter 2 Group 5: Marketing 12 Ethics and Accounting‐Finance & Group 6: Accounting & Finance Session Supply Chain ‐ Chapter 2 Group 7: Supply Chain 13 Business Ethics‐Truong Thi Nam Thang Page | 2 2/22/2010 Session 14 Session 15 Guest speaker Exercise, case study Group 8: how to change ethical behavior? Group 9: develop a green marketing campaign Business Ethics in a Global Economy & Lecture, Discussion, Q&A Wrap‐up Group 10: class discussion leading Chapter 9 Developing an Effective Ethics Program Chapter 8 Class participation requirements: • All students are required to read in advance the case tobe presented by classmates in the next session. Their responsibility is to ask questions to presenting teams and prepare themselves the answer to the questions raised. • All in‐class presentations are to be sent to the professor at firstname.lastname@example.org 24 hours before the class session. Business Ethics‐Truong Thi Nam Thang Page | 3 ...
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