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Intermediate Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Course Orientation & Module 1 Is Ethics Part of Business?

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 37 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
1-1.1: Case Study: Merck and River Blindness7m
1-1.2: Ethical Theories and Their Contributions to Decision-Making16m
1-1.3: Merck and Moral Reasoning3m
1-1.4: Merck's Decision2m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (Optional)1m
7 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Brand Descriptions10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
2 practice exercises
Orientation Quiz30m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 2: Stakeholder Theory: Bayer CropScience in India

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
2-1.2: Bayer Crop Science and the Issue of Child Labor4m
2-1.3: Stakeholder Theory11m
2-1.4: Rights and Justice in Stakeholder Theory4m
2-1.5: Bayer Crop Science and a Framework for Moral Reasoning8m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz Over Lectures and Readings30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: In Rome should we do as the Romans do?

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 34 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
3-1.2: What Price Safety?4m
3-1.3a: The Issue(s) of Relativism Part. 17m
3-1.3b: The Issue(s) of Relativism Part. 210m
3-1.4: A Social Contracts Approach to Relativism in Global Commerce5m
3-1.5: A Social Contract's Approach to Relativism in Global Commerce Review2m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz Over Lectures and Readings30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Module 4: Why Do Good People and Good Organizations do Bad Things?

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 38 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
4-1.2: The Volkswagen Problem5m
4-1.3: How Can We Explain the Volkswagen Issue?6m
4-1.4: Obedience to Authority7m
4-1.5: Developing Moral Courage and Moral Imagination8m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Congratulations!10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz Over Lectures and Readings30m

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