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Business Ethics, 7,5 ECTS credits

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 as social responsibility of corporations, professionalism, economic and corporate decision-making structure, employee rights, and environmental and global issues. The aim of the course is to give the student knowledge of various ethical concepts and theories within the field of business ethics. 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. 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.

Course codes:
Basic course 721G11
Advanced course 721A48
Master's course 721A21

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Last updated: 2020-01-10