Business Ethics and Sustainability

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Guided learning hours

Business ethics are now fundamental in any industry and can demonstrate accountability to the people and environments impacted by an organisation’s actions.

This unit will develop your understanding of the role of ethics in business operations, including Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Responsible Management. You will examine the origins, theory and practice of these closely interconnected issues. You will consider the complexities facing international management when engaging with stakeholders from diverse cultures and examine ethics through the lens of a global business agenda alongside local cultural insight.

By the end of the unit you will be confident to discuss both practical and theoretical issues relating to ethics and the relationship between business and society in an international context. 

Assessed by a timed open book exam.

Qualifications for this unit