INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
(3+2) Management Master With Thesis
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 536 Business Ethics Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Uğur ERGUN, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Uğur ERGUN, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The objective of the course is to introduce students to the ethical concepts that are relevant to resolving moral issues in business, to identify the ethical issues involved in the management of specific problem areas in business, to provide un understanding of the social, technological and natural environment within which ethical issues in business arises and to supply case studies of actual ethical dilemmas faced by business.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Ethics and Business
  2. Ethical Principles in Business
  3. Business System: Government, Markets and International Trade
  4. Ethics in Marketplace
  5. Ethics and Environment
  6. Ethics of Consumer Production and Marketing
  7. Ethics of Job discrimination
  8. Ethics in the Organization

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Project30
      Midterm Exam(s)30
      Presentation10
      Final Exam130
      Total: 100
      Learning outcomes
      • Have a clearer understanding of different ethical concepts and how each relates to the business
      • Be able to identify ethical issues in the context of business decision making
      • Recognize and give weight to ethical considerations in light of business operations
      • Appreciate some of the ethical implications of contemporary business issues
      • Have critical thinking skills
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • 1. Velasquez, M.G, Business Ethics (Pearson, 2012)
      • 2. Trevino, Linda, Managing Business Ethics (Wiley, 2003)

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)450
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 10
      Final Examination(1 week) 10
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination7,50
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0