INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Management PhD
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 610 Business and Professional Ethics Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
6 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Muhammed Said DİNÇ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Assist. Prof. Dr. M. Sait Dinc Said Dinç, Instructor
[email protected] [email protected] no email

Business and professional ethics is a course which gives students an opportunity to learn how to identify ethical issues in business, how to analyze ethical issues using moral principles, and how to make recommendations to resolve these issues.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course will emphasize on the question about whether any ethical values are already implied in business and market activity, or whether introducing ethics into business will cause fundamental changes to business. It will also assess how business should influence our individual and social lives, and ask what role business and its values play in our society as a whole.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. The Importance of Business Ethics
  2. Stakeholder relationships, Social Responsibility, and Corporate Governance
  3. Article Analysis
  4. Emerging Business Ethics Issues
  5. The Institutionalization of Business Ethics
  6. Article Analysis
  7. Ethical Decision Making
  8. Midterm Exam
  9. Article Analysis
  10. Individual Factors: Moral Philosophies and Values
  11. Organizational Factors: The role of Ethical Culture and Relationship
  12. Article Analysis
  13. Article Analysis
  14. Midterm Exam
  15. Research Proposal Presentations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Student debates
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework520
    Midterm Exam(s)220
    Presentation28
    Lab/Practical Exam(s)5
    Term Paper144
    Attendance3
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)

        ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
        Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
        Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
        Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
        Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
        Final Examination(1 week) 0
        Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
        Preparation for Final Examination 0
        Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
        Seminar / Presentation 0
        Total Workload: 0
        ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0