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Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Afrikaans, Chinese (Traditional)

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks, 2-3 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Afrikaans, Chinese (Traditional)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Week 1: What is Corruption?

4 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
1.2 What is Corruption?13m
1.3 How Much Corruption?14m
1.4 How Did Corruption Spread?14m
1 reading
Lecture Slides/Additional Readings - Week 110m
1 practice exercise
Module 1: Introduction to Corruption Quiz20m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Week 2: Societal Level Effects

4 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
2.2 Decision Makers9m
2.3 Corruption and Trust8m
2.4 Corruption Hurts15m
1 reading
Lecture Slides/Additional Readings - Week 210m
1 practice exercise
Module 2: Corruption Within Society Quiz20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Week 3: Individual Firm Level Effects

4 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
3.2 Relationships10m
3.3 Indirect Costs16m
3.4 Sanctions18m
1 reading
Lecture Slides - Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Module 3: Costs of Corruption Quiz20m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Week 4: Corruption Control

4 videos (Total 80 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2 Control by Firms24m
4.3 Control by Industries21m
4.4 Control by Polities14m
2 readings
Lecture Slides - Week 410m
Survey for those who have completed the Specialization10m
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Top reviews from Corruption

By MAAug 16th 2018

I loved this course. It helped me to get a greater view at the real issue behind corruption. The last assignment really made me think about the subject and dive in to give it my best. Thank you!

By LBDec 5th 2017

Superb course. I learned about the cause and the effects of corruption. As a forensic investigator, this helps me in understanding the causes of corruption and financial crimes. Thank you.

Instructor

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Philip Nichols

Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
The Wharton School

About University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

About the Business Strategies for A Better World Specialization

You’re not just interested in making money. You’re interested in making a difference in the world too. Set your career and your business on the road to success by learning evidence-based strategies to achieve sustainable social impact: profits with purpose. This specialization was designed to give you the tools and strategies you need to create measurable social impact around the world – whether your impact goal is to create jobs, to reduce malnutrition, or to increase access to environmentally-friendly and affordable housing, or to make a positive difference in some other way. In these four courses taught by acclaimed Wharton professors, you’ll learn how to apply effective business strategies to real-world problems through a deep understanding of the global practices and trends shaping the world today. By the end of this Specialization, you’ll be able to: ● Lead, invest and make business decisions for social impact ● Analyze information about global trends to make more informed strategic business decisions ● Understand the role of corruption in societies so you can make better business decisions ● Develop, launch, test, and scale entrepreneurship projects which have high-potential of significant positive social impact...
Business Strategies for A Better World

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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