Business Ethics Skills Coursework


Business Ethics Skills Certification

Course Duration: 12 hours - Requisition: 28 days

A company's 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. Developing a Business Ethics program takes time and effort, but doing so will do more than improve business, it will change lives.

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.

Career Pathway 

  • Family Business Owner
  • Consultant & Business Advisor
  • Focus Group Analyst
  • Franchise Owner
  • Inventor
  • Patent Attorney
  • Small Business Owner
  • Solutions Manager
  • Strategic Development Officer
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Manufacturer Executive


  • Case Study
  • Multiple choice questions quiz


  • Gain quality workplace skills and experience to help launch your career.
  • Develop work-related skills and experiences that are recognized by employers. 
  • Develop independence and confidence in an adult learning environment. 
  • Gain an insight into various industry areas to help you decide on a career pathway. 
  • Potentially gain recognition for prior learning for your previous study or work.
  • High-quality course written by industry experts with easy to understand course content
  • Course materials provided online with unlimited tutor support – no textbooks to buy
  • Gain an Australian Certificate upon your successful completion of coursework (Certificate hard copy will be posted to you)
  • Course may be tax deductible - see your tax advisor

Coursework Objectives:

  • Define and understand ethics.
  • Understand the benefits of ethics.
  • Create strategies to implement ethics at work.
  • Recognize social and business responsibility.
  • Identify ethical and unethical behavior.
  • Learn how to make ethical decisions and lead with integrity.

Course Contents

Workplace Essentials

Module One: Getting Started

Coursework Objectives

Module Two: What is Ethics?

What Is Business Ethics?

10 Benefits of Managing Ethics

Case Study

Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Implementing Ethics in the Workplace


Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace

Roles and Responsibilities

Case Study

Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Employer/Employee Rights

Privacy Policies

Harassment Issues


Case Study

Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Business & Social Responsibilities

Identifying Types of Responsibilities

Case Study

Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities

Case Study

Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Ethical Decisions

The Basics

Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics

Common Dilemmas

Making Ethical Decisions

Overcoming Obstacles

Case Study

Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Whistle Blowing

Criteria and Risk

The Process

When You Should “Blow the Whistle”

Case Study

Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Managerial Ethics

Ethical Management

Identifying the Characteristics

Ensuring Ethical Behavior

Case Study

Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Unethical Behavior

Recognize & Identify




Case Study

Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Ethics in Business (I)

Organization Basics

Addressing the Needs

Ethical Principles

Case Study

Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Ethics in Business (II)

Ethical Safeguards

Developing a Code of Ethics

Performing an Internal Ethics Audit

Upholding the Ethics Program

Case Study

Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Module 01
    • Business Ethics Getting Started
  • 2
    Module 02
    • Business Ethics What is Ethics?
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 02
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 02 Quiz
  • 3
    Module 03
    • Business Ethics Implementing Ethics in the Workplace
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 03
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 03 Quiz
  • 4
    Module 04
    • Business Ethics Employer/Employee Rights
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 04
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 04 Quiz
  • 5
    Module 05
    • Business Ethics Business & Social Responsibilities
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 05
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 05 Quiz
  • 6
    Module 06
    • Business Ethics Ethical Decisions
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 06
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 06 Quiz
  • 7
    Module 07
    • Business Ethics Whistle Blowing
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 07
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 07 Quiz
  • 8
    Module 08
    • Business Ethics Managerial Ethics
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 08
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 08 Quiz
  • 9
    Module 09
    • Business Ethics Unethical Behavior
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 09
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 09 Quiz
  • 10
    Module 10
    • Business Ethics Ethics in Business (I)
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 10
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 10 Quiz
  • 11
    Module 11
    • Business Ethics Ethics in Business (II)
    • Business Ethics Skills Case Study Module 11
    • Business Ethics Skills Module 11 Quiz
  • 12
    Module 12
    • Business Ethics Wrapping Up
  • 13
    Business Ethics eBook
    • Business Ethics - eBook
  • 14
    Rate Business Ethics Course
    • Rate Business Ethics Course

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