Business Ethics Skills Workshop

Course Duration 1 Day 

A company’s ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long term success of an organisation. 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

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to :

    • 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.
    • Find key financial levers

Course Outline

What is Ethics?

What is Business Ethics?

10 Benefits of Managing Ethics

Implementing Ethics in the Workplace


Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace

Roles and Responsibilities

Employer/Employee Rights

Privacy Policies

Harassment Issues


Business & Social Responsibility

Identifying Types of Responsibilities

Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities

Ethical Decisions

The Basics

Balancing Personal and Organisational Ethics

Common Dilemmas

Making Ethical Decisions

Overcoming Obstacles

Whistle Blowing

Criteria and Risk

The Process

When You Should “Blow the Whistle”

Managerial Ethics

Ethical Management

Identifying the Characteristics

Ensuring Ethical Behaviour

Unethical Behaviour

Recognise & Identify




Ethics in Business (I)

Organization Basics

Addressing the Needs

Ethical Principles

Ethics in Business (II)

Ethical Safeguards

Developing a Code of Ethics

Performing an Internal Ethics Audit

Upholding the Ethics Program

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Business Ethics Outline – Full Day