Checking date: 09/07/2020


Course: 2020/2021

Business ethics
(17636)
Study: Bachelor in Management and Technology (351)


Coordinating teacher: MONTES SANCHO, MARIA JOSE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS

Course:
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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
CB1. That students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of ¿¿study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge CB2. That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional manner and raise the skills that forbid it through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of ¿¿study CB3. That students have the ability to gather and interpret data from their area of ¿¿study to make judgments that include a reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature CB4. That students are transmitted, ideas, problems and solutions to a public as well as non-specialized CG2. Be able to formulate, debate and defend critical reasoning, using precise terminology and specialized resources on business phenomena in the digital age, using the appropriate analysis concepts and methodologies. CG4 Know the main instruments for the analysis of the competitive situation of the company in the environment of digital transformation processes. CG6 Know how to make judgments that include an ethical reflection on fundamental business and economic issues in the digital age. CT3. Be able to assess the reliability and quality of information and its sources using such information in an ethical manner, avoiding plagiarism, and in accordance with the academic and professional conventions of the study area. CT4. Acquire basic humanistic knowledge to complete the cross-sectional student profile. CT5. Know and be able to handle interpersonal skills on initiative and responsibility, negotiation, emotional intelligence, etc. as well as calculation tools that allow to consolidate the basic technical skills that are required in every professional field. CE4. Create and direct companies and organizations attending and responding to changes in the environment in which they operate. RA1. Have acquired advanced knowledge and demonstrated an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects and the methodology of work in the field of business administration and digital technology with a depth that reaches the forefront of knowledge RA3. Have the ability to collect and interpret data and information on which to base their conclusions including, when necessary and relevant, reflection on social, scientific or ethical issues in the field of the digital age company. RA5. Know how to communicate clearly and accurately to all types of audiences (specialized or not), knowledge, methodologies, ideas, problems and solutions in the field of business and technology.
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility 2. The corporation and its conflicts of interest: the shareholder vs stakeholder models of the corporation 3. Stakeholders in a corporation: the management of ethical issues 4. Global governance and its challenges 5. Measuring and managing a responsible business
Learning activities and methodology
AF1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. They will present the knowledge that students should acquire. They will receive the class notes and the basic texts of reference to facilitate the follow-up of the classes and the development of the subsequent work. Exercises, practical problems on the part of the student will be solved and tests and evaluation tests will be carried out to acquire the necessary skills. AF2. TUTORIES. Individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group (collective tutorials) to students by the teacher. AF3. INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP STUDENT WORK. MD1 THEORY CLASS. Exhibitions in professor class with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the materials and bibliography are provided to complement the students' learning. MD2. PRACTICES. Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. raised by the teacher individually or in groups. MD3. TUTORIES. Individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group (collective tutorials) to students by the teacher.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Cannon, T.. Corporate Responsibility: Governance, Complaince and Ethics in a sustainable Environment. Peason. 2012
  • Crane, A.; Matten, D.; Glozer, S.; Spence, L.. Business Ethics: Managing Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability in the Age of Globalization. Oxford. 2019
  • Scalet, S.. Markets, Ethics, and Business Ethics. Pearson. 2014
  • Velasquez, M.. Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases,Books. Pearson. 2018

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.