BUSINESS ETHICS

MGT2BEX

2020

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 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 your peers and/or external parties.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT2BET

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Business Ethics Learner Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Moral Issues in Business

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorShaw, Barry, Issa and Catley

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning

ISBNN/A

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

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.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online exercisesEquivalent to 1000 words. There will be one mid semester exercise worth 15% and one end of semester exercise worth 15%.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Four online activitiesEquivalent to 500-750 words total. Each individual activity worth 5% each

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO4

Individual case study analysis of an ethical scenarioEquivalent to 2,500 words.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO4