Organizational Development: Business Ethics

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Organizational Development: Business Ethics


Business Ethics also referred to as corporate or professional ethics, is an area which examines the principles and the values that manage the operations of a business organization, and the individuals that operate within. The objective of business ethics is to regulate the professional conduct within a business organization. In this course you will learn about the fundamental theoretical and practical implications related to business ethics, and how to develop, maintain, and recognize practices and policies that can contribute to your business ethics.   The business ethics of an organization help define the values that they stand for and operate on. Successful business people have indicated that by upholding a principal level of business ethics, helps the organization as a whole, as well as the individuals that contribute in the organization. This course is developed to provide a theoretical and practical understanding of the concepts and aspects which are related to business ethics. Furthermore, this course aims to support you in the process of gaining the necessary knowledge so that you can utilize the best practices for developing business ethics within your organization, how to assess the ethical and unethical behaviors, and developing and promoting policies that will uphold business ethics.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the fundamental aspects that are associated with business ethics.
  • Understand the business importance of implementing business ethics and upholding them.
  • Incorporate the industrial knowledge and concepts of successfully implementing ethical standards.
  • Develop strategies for implementing business ethics into the workplace, and identify ethical and unethical behavior.

Course Modules & Duration:

The Organizational Development: Business Ethics online course is equivalent to six (6) hours to complete – including the final quiz.

Module 1: What is Ethics?30 minutes
Module 2: Workplace Ethics Implementation 30 minutes
Module 3: Employer/Employee Rights 30 minutes
Module 4: Business and Social Responsibilities 30 minutes
Module 5: Ethical Decisions 30 minutes
Module 6: Whistle Blowing 30 minutes
Module 7: Managerial Ethics 30 minutes
Module 8: Unethical Behavior 30 minutes
Module 9: Ethics in Business (I) 30 minutes
Module 10: Ethics in Business (II) 30 minutes
Final Quiz: A quiz that consists of 10 questions (passing score 60%)1 hour


As soon as you finish the online course, you can download your Certificate of Achievement. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your Certificate of Achievement includes the online course you have studied, your name, the date of completion, and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

Navigation Guide:

The Organizational Development: Business Ethics online course is divided into manageable modules and topics. Go through these modules at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the online course. We use images, written information, diagrams, and other resources to help you get to know the content without any problems. This online course is designed to progress without any assistance, but our support staff can be contacted if you need us.

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