Detailed information about the module 
Module title:
Advanced Business Ethics
Module number:
Master (UNI)
Organised by:
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Instructors responsible:
Habisch, Andre
Credit points (ECTS):
- Students of this course learn a proper and critical approach to basic concepts of business ethics. The course aims specifically at students with limited ethical knowledge from previous courses.
- You will develop an understanding of different dimensions of responsible corporate behaviour in the context of social developments.
- After completing the course, students also possess basic knowledge of concepts such as corporate social responsibility, corporate citizenship, sustainability, etc.
- In order to develop these skills, the accompanying exercises will contribute significantly.
course content/topics:
- Business ethics as a discipline of applied ethics: concepts, paradigms, approaches.
- Companies as promoters and result of social modernization: sociological perspectives.
- Corporate action and dilemmas in the market economy.
- Business and corporate responsibility in the context of globalization.
- Areas of responsible corporate action: CSR, brand management, quality management, Work & Family, sus-tainability management, community involvement (Corporate Citizenship), CSR communication and sustain-ability reporting.
formal requirements of admission:
No or limited ethical knowledge is required from earlier courses.
recommended qualifications:
Keine oder geringe Vorkenntnisse aus dem BA Studium
Lesson / exam language:
Lehr- und Lernformen/Lehrveranstaltungstypen:
requirements for the attainment of ECTS points:
The course concludes with a written examination that includes multiple choice as well as essay questions. In the accompanying tutorial case studies will be processed and short presentations held.
workload/distribution of ECTS points within the module:
Lecture = 44 hours
+ Preparation and follow-up of the course
100% of the course = 44 hours
+ Time for exam preparation and, if short presentations = 44 hours
= Average Workload = 132 hours
calculation of module marks:
Exam (100 %)
teaching/learning method:
- Lectures
- Practical exercises
- Discussions
- Case Studies
- Short presentations
- Homework
- Guest lecturer
compatibility with other courses of study:
Turnus des Angebots:
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