POWERING BUSINESS BY ETHICS

COURSE OUTLINE

This training course has been developed by effectively merging the theory and practice of Business Ethics in the modern business workplace.

A company’s values and overall ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long-term success of an organization. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful company culture and increase profitability.

A company’s ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company’s ethics are developed. It is a two-way street; the influence goes both ways, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today.

Ethics is very important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before. Become Ethical Now!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After the successful completion of this comprehensive training course, participants will be able to:

  1. What is Ethics?
  2. Implementing Ethics in the Workplace
  3. Employer / Employee Rights
  4. Business and Social Responsibilities
  5. Ethical Decisions
  6. Managerial Ethics
  7. Unethical Behavior

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY

  • Group Live and Instructor-led Classroom Track
  • PowerPoint presentation, with pointed breaks to stimulate discussion by the participants.
  • Participative Classroom Activities, including:
    • Ice-Breakers and Energizers
    • Behavioral Role Plays
    • Focused Video Playback
    • Guided Group Discussions
    • Management Case Studies

INTENDED AUDIENCE

  • Business Leaders and Functional Heads working in any capacity.
  • Corporate Practitioners, including specialists, consultants, managers, supervisors and employees with some related experience who wish to advance their functional expertise and competence.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

  • Pre-Assessment to gauge current level of conceptual understanding and customize training delivery.
  • Session-based Practical Exercises, Reflective Quiz and Peer-group Notes Sharing and Evaluation
  • Final Course Assessment, in a test environment, capturing course retention and learning.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND AGENDA

Module  01

UNDERSTANDING ETHICS

  • Introduction to Business Ethics
  • Understanding Managerial Ethics
  • Ethical Management Practices
  • Identifying Key Characteristics
  • Ensuring Ethical Behavior
  • Benefits Of Managing with Ethics
  • Case Study
Module  04

ETHICAL DECISIONS

  • Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Common Dilemmas
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Recognizing Unethical Behavior
  • Preventing Unethical Behavior
  • Interventions to tackle Unethical Behavior
Module 02

IMPLEMENTING ETHICS IN THE WORKPLACE

  • Benefits of Ethics Implementation
  • Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace
  • Building a Corporate Ethics Program
  • Roles and Responsibilities
Module  05

PRACTICAL ETHICS IN BUSINESS

  • Ethical Safeguards
  • Developing a Code of Ethics
  • Performing an Internal Ethics Audit
  • Upholding the Ethics Program
  • Benchmarks to follow
  • Practical Exercise
Module  03

EMPLOYER/ EMPLOYEE RIGHTS

  • Privacy Policies
  • Conflict Issues
  • Technology
  • Business and Social Responsibilities
  • Identifying Types of Responsibilities
  • Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities