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Business Ethics for the Office
Course Level 3
Study Method Online
Course Duration 200 Hrs
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Ethics Training for Employees

What exactly makes a decision ethical? The problem with ethics is that what may seem morally right (or ethical) to one person may seem appalling to another.

This ethics training for employees will not provide you with an easy way to solve every ethical decision you will ever have to make. Busienss ethics course online will, however, help you define your ethical framework to make solving those ethical dilemmas easier. We’ll also look at some tools that you can use when you’re faced with an ethical decision. And, we’ll look at some techniques you can use so you don’t get stuck in an ethical quandary. Best of all, we’ll

What Will Students Learn?

  • Understand the difference between ethics and morals
  • Understand the value of ethics
  • Identify some of your values and moral principles
  • Be familiar with some philosophical approaches to ethical decisions
  • Identify some ways to improve ethics in your office
  • Know what is required to start developing an office code of ethics
  • Know some ways to avoid ethical dilemmas
  • Have some tools to help you make better decisions
  • Be familiar with some common ethical dilemmas
Course Syllabus

Unit 1

Introduction to Business Ethics

The unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • Defining Ethics and Morals
  • Values Identification
  • Why Bother with Ethics?
  • Kohlberg’s Six Stages
  • The Six Stages and Three Levels
  • Model Overview
  • Identifying Stages

Unit 2

Philosophical Approaches to Ethics

The unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • An Introduction to Philosophy
  • The Golden Rule
  • The Golden Mean
  • Utilitarianism
  • The Categorical Imperative
  • Utopianism
  • Applying Philosophical Approaches
  • Resolve each situation using the tools that we just discussed.
  • What Does Ethical Mean?
  • Avoiding Ethical Dilemmas
  • Some Easy Strategies
  • Pitfalls and Excuses
  • Developing an Office Code of Ethics
  • Sample Codes of Ethics
  • Keys to an Ethical Office

Unit 3

Developing Codes for Office Ethics

The unit 3 covers the following topics:


  • The Three-Phase Model
  • The Problem Solving Model
  • Perception
  • Analysis
  • Brainstorming
  • Checkerboard
  • Research and Report
  • Evaluation
  • Decision Making
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • The Problem Solving Toolkit
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Legitimizing Problems and Positions
  • Ethical Decision Making Tools
  • Advanced Processes
  • The Kidder Process

Unit 4

Common Ethical Dilemmas

The unit 4 covers the following topics:

  • Dilemmas with Company Policy
  • Common Dilemmas
  • Dilemmas with Co-Workers
  • Potential Dilemmas
  • Dilemmas with Clients
  • Potential Dilemmas
  • Dilemmas and Supervisors
  • Dilemmas with Your Supervisor
  • Dilemmas as a Supervisor
  • What to Do When You Make a Mistake
Career Path

Completion of this course will prime you with the unique skills and mind-set required to enhance and improve office relations. Specialists in business ethics have never been more valuable resources, in an era where morals and ethics are so heavily scrutinised. Whatever your chosen line of work, a strong grasp of business ethics will help you climb higher, faster and with more confidence than ever before. 

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who should take this course
  • Managers and supervisors looking to build an ethical workplace culture
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs with no formal training in ethics
  • Members of the workforce in pursuit of promotion to supervisory levels
  • Anyone working in a recruitment, HR or people-management role
  • Candidates looking to contribute to a stronger culture of office ethics
  • Jobseekers interested in enhancing the employment prospects 
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