BUSINESS ETHICS

MGT2BET

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to a number of moral frameworks that you will use to analyse ethical issues for management. You will participate in an innovative and challenging learning experience/process via the completion of online and in-class assessment tasks. You will adopt relevant roles to participate in a high-level ethics and rights discussion and debate, considering issues relating to organisations, global trade, advertising, the environment, politics, corruption and governance and the person as an individual. Working individually and in teams, within a collaborative learning environment, you will explore and analyse relevant literature to develop moral reasoning, in order to present an ethically based case to their peers and/or external parties.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesIn class tests, individual case study, class debates.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT2BEX

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Moral Issues in Business

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorShaw, Barry, Issa, Catley and Muntean

Year2016

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherCengage Learning

ISBN9781285874326

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe, compare, contrast and critique four moral frames (using discipline-specific language and concepts within a business ethics context in written and oral forms (individually and as a team through the location and management of relevant information.
02. Propose a moral stance in relation to a complex issue in a business ethics context through the location and management of relevant information.
03. Analyse and apply moral frames (in written and oral forms to support/reject a specific moral position as it applies to a business ethics dilemma.
04. Argue a stance on a moral dilemma in a business ethics context in a written case study.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x in-class tests Equivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester test and one end of semester test.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

4 x online quizzes Equivalent to 500-750 words

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study: analysis of an ethical scenario 2500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x in-class tests Equivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester test and one end of semester test.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

4 x online quizzes Equivalent to 500-750 words

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study: analysis of an ethical scenario 2500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x in-class tests Equivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester test and one end of semester test.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

4 x online quizzes Equivalent to 500-750 words

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study: analysis of an ethical scenario 2500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Summer, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNicole El-Haber

Class requirements

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 46 - 0
One 2.00 h collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 46 - 0
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 x in-class tests Equivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester test and one end of semester test.

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

4 x online quizzes Equivalent to 500-750 words

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study: analysis of an ethical scenario 2500 words

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO4