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MGX5020 - Business ethics in a global environment

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Jan Schapper


Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (On-campus)


This unit is designed to develop students critical thinking about the conduct of business in the global context. Through the use of film, literature and business cases, the students will explore the relationship between ethics and religion and the subsequent theories of justice, economics and enterprise across different ethical traditions. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their own moral development through analysis of ethical and unethical behaviours in business. Students will also be expected to participate in classroom discussion, activities and exercises.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (a reflective journal, 3000 words): 30%
Individual assignment (research report, 5000 words): 50%
Group presentation (including written report, 1000 words): 20%

Contact hours

39 hours, block mode


four 9000-level units.