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KATVAA11 Business Ethics - Option 2 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
  • KATVAA11 Business Ethics
    Participation in course work - Lectures, individual and group assignments, and written exam
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Responsible Business
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

Ethical theories and the concepts of business ethics; Ethical decision-making; Tools for developing business ethics practices.

Enrolment for University Studies

See more information below.


Outi Lehtonen, Teacher responsible


23-Oct-2017 – 31-Jul-2018
Independent work 135 hours Web-based


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Individual assignment (50 %) and written exam (50 %).

Study materials

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

Further information

Degree programme students and exchange students: No pre-registration is required, you enrol to course by signing in course page at Moodle (learning2.uta.fi): "KATVAA11 Business Ethics (independent assignment and exam)". Course key: Ethics2017. The course page will open at the beginning of 2nd period.

Please note that you can start the course anytime in periods II-IV.

Detailed instructions for completing the course are at the course page in Moodle.

See also course description in the Curricula Guide 2017–2018.