MBA 6301, Business Ethics
Explores the role of individual, business, and government activities related to ethically responsible commerce and socially
beneficial business activity.
Stanwick, P. A., & Stanwick, S. D. (2014). Understanding business ethics (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
Analyze the concepts of business ethics from a personal and an organizational perspective.
Assess the ethical issues facing business leaders.
Evaluate and distinguish between the concepts of ...view middle of the document...
Chapter presentations are provided in each unit study guide as Supplemental Reading to aid students in their
course of study. Suggested Further Readings are listed in each unit study guide. The readings themselves are
not provided in the course, but students are encouraged to read the resources listed if the opportunity arises as
they have valuable information that expands upon the lesson material.
4. Learning Activities (Non-Graded): These non-graded Learning Activities are provided in each unit to aid
students in their course of study.
MBA 6301, Business Ethics
5. Key Terms: Key Terms are intended to guide students in their course of study. Students should pay particular
attention to Key Terms as they represent important concepts within the unit material and reading.
6. Unit Assessments: This course contains two Unit Assessments, one to be completed at the end of Units I and
VI. Assessments are composed of written response questions.
7. Unit Assignments: Students are required to submit for grading Unit Assignments in Units II, III, IV, V, and VII.
Specific information and instructions regarding these assignments are provided below. Grading rubrics are
included with the Unit II, III, IV, V, and VII Assignments. Specific information about accessing these rubrics is
8. Final Exam: Students are to complete a Final Exam in Unit VIII. All Final Exams are proctored—see below for
additional information. You are permitted four (4) hours to complete this exam in the presence of your approved
proctor. This is an open book exam. Only course textbooks and a calculator, if necessary, are allowed when
taking proctored exams. The Final Exam is composed of written response questions.
9. Ask the Professor: This communication forum provides you with an opportunity to ask your professor general or
course content related questions.
10. Student Break Room: This communication forum allows for casual conversation with your classmates.
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