Foundation Skills

Business Ethics

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Learning Outcomes

Understand what 'business ethics' is
Learn how to make ethical decisions
Apply practical tools to implement ethics in the workplace
Learn how to balance personal and organisational ethics
Learn when to "blow the whistle"
Be able to identify unethical behaviour


This programme is designed to assist learners in resolving ethical issues faced by the organisation and assist in implementing a culture that support professional behaviour. NQF Level 2


1. Why is Professional Ethics in Business so Important?
2. Unethical Behaviour
Recognising unethical behaviour
Ending unethical behaviour
3. Ethical Decisions
Basics of business ethics
Integrating ethical guidelines in decision-making
4. Whistle-Blowing
Whistle-blowing criteria and risks
The whistle-blowing process
5. Etiquette and Professionalism in the Workplace
Open-plan office etiquette
Cellphone and email etiquette
Meeting etiquette
Clients, customers and guests
6. Organisational Ethics
Ethical principles
Corporate Code of Conduct