University of Colorado Boulder
Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in the Tech Industry
University of Colorado Boulder

Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in the Tech Industry

This course is part of Ethical Decision-Making in the Tech Industry Specialization

Taught in English

Daniel Moorer

Instructor: Daniel Moorer

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15 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Understand “the gray” where ethical managers often find themselves.

  • Understand rational thinking as it relates to ethical decision making.

  • Understand the danger of gradual descent on the slippery slope.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Progress towards a degree

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There are 3 modules in this course

This module addresses the difficulties that technical leaders may have with ethical situations – the areas of work where the ethical path is not clearly defined, what may be termed “The Gray”. When operating in such conditions, it is easy to rationalize any path – this too is considered and discussed. Lastly, we discuss how one may find the correct ethical path even in the midst of “The Gray”.

What's included

3 videos9 readings3 discussion prompts

This module compares and contrasts rational thinking and intuition with the goal of determining which is better to use in ethical decision making.

What's included

3 videos6 readings3 discussion prompts

This module addresses the motivations of the leader and some of the ways that they may fall prey to ethical difficulties.

What's included

3 videos7 readings1 peer review3 discussion prompts

Instructor

Daniel Moorer
University of Colorado Boulder
9 Courses6,261 learners

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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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