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KATVAA11 Business Ethics (Lectures) 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Kauppatieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
Vastuullinen liiketoiminta
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student will be able to comprehend what business ethics is about and why it is important. The student will be aware of different ethical theories and understands the ethical dimensions of business decision-making. The student will be able to identify and apply tools to improve ethical practices in business.

General description

This course aims to develop your understanding of business ethics and how organisations follow the code of ethics in their daily operations. The course is designed to provide insights into ethical theories and tools for developing ethical business practices along with your own exploration of ethical decision making and how to develop ethical leadership. However, the part of learning is developing an appreciation of your own aptitude and commitment for becoming an ethical professional.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Santi Martinez, Teacher
santi.martinez (a) providentia.fi
Outi Lehtonen, Contact person


13-Sep-2018 – 18-Oct-2018
Lectures 24 hours
Thu 13-Sep-2018 - 18-Oct-2018 weekly at 8-12, Pinni ls B1097


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

The course comprises of lectures, individual and group assignments and a written exam of the course material (electronic exam). The exam dates will be announced when the course starts.

Study materials

Crane, A. and Matten, D.: Business Ethics. Managing corporate citizenship
and sustainability in the age of globalization (3rd or latests ed.)

Other assigned material.

Further information

This course is also available for independent study (Option 2) in periods II-IV.