Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Do businesses have any ethical responsibilities ? what might these be?This module considers the role of ethics in
    business in a market economy and marketised society, the implications for types of corporate social responsibility
    (CSR). Considers the ethical dilemmas thrown up by business operations and implications for suppliers, employees,
    consumers, wider society and the environment. Looks at corporate governance and role of governments, international
    & regional institutions. Looks at labour standards, consumer protection, corporate market behaviour, environmental
    problems.
    Assessment: In-class Test (25%) ; Essay (75%).

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