Business Ethics

71203

This online course will help you develop your ability to identify ethical issues in business situations. You will be able to critically discuss these issues, with a view to developing and communicating justification for ethical decisions in these situations.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2024 Offerings
    Feb - 28 May 2024
    Jun - 23 Sep 2024
    Oct - 22 Jan 2025
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

When you complete this online course you will be able to:

  • analyse particular business situations using ethical theories to generate recommendations for action
  • develop reasoned arguments to support positions on topical ethical issues in business
  • identify and discuss the nature of ethical inquiry and the nature of ethical justification with regard to business issues and situations
  • explain the positions of some major ethical theories and illustrate a critical understanding of these approaches using examples drawn from business situations
  • apply some major ethical theories to evaluate the ethical acceptability of actions in business situations 
  • critically discuss topical ethical issues in business.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is:

  • 60% internally assessed
  • 40% examination.

For more information, including and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Exam dates and venue information

Examination information

Assessments for this course include an examination that you need to attend in-person.

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Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2025
    2024
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2024 Offerings
    Feb - 28 May 2024
    Jun - 23 Sep 2024
    Oct - 22 Jan 2025
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying