Course Description

Become Culturally Competent, Socially Responsible And An Effective Decision-Maker 

Business ethics is the study of how moral values and business are connected and lead to the longevity of an organization. This discipline is concerned with how shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers, and competitors should treat each other in local and global contexts  to increase profitability and foster a culture of respect. This course will provides students with the tools to hone in on their critical thinking skills to a) develop an awareness of the way in which they face the market challenges, b) learn how to navigate the complexity of interpersonal business practices c) devise inclusive strategies in the workplace.

Learner Outcomes

  • Identify ethical dilemmas in global commerce
  • Master stakeholder analysis
  • Address issues from different perspectives
  • Display stronger ethical leadership
  • Implement a mission-related corporate ethics
  • Advocate for social and economic objectives
  • Build value-oriented teams
  • Assessment: How will students demonstrate

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This continuing education course is intended to those seeking to enhance their professional portfolio, new to seasoned business professionals, supervisors, managers and executives who are interested in improving their leadership skills

Course Materials: All materials shared via Blackboard

Remote Learning: The safety of our community is our top priority and we believe that extending remote teaching to support social distancing efforts is the best decision at this time. USD has created a dedicated COVID-19 website to serve as the first stop for the USD community for information. Visit the University’s COVID-19 website (sandiego.edu/coronavirus) for the most current information for the USD community.


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Online Fixed-Date
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Oct 19, 2020 to Nov 09, 2020
Schedule and Location
  • Zoom
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
BUS PD - $379 credit (1 units) $379.00
Available for Extension Credit
1 units
  • Lucia Foglia
Section Notes

Once registered, login into your USD Professional and Continuing Education Student account to review the course welcome letter to review important course details.

Zoom logon, video iconThis course will be meeting via Zoom, login information will be shared two days prior to course start date. Course materials and additional resources shared via Blackboard.

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