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Applied Business Ethics

Module name (EN): Applied Business Ethics
Degree programme: Marketing Science, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: MAMS-540
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation, course participation, compulsory attendance

[updated 13.09.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAMS-540 Marketing Science, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, optional course
MARPF-540 Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, optional course
MASCM-540 Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, optional course
MASCM-540 Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2017, optional course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Christian Conrad
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Christian Conrad

[updated 28.02.2016]
Learning outcomes:
The objective of this course is to enable students to recognize the productivity-enhancing effects of ethics in business and apply them in individual cases.
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to do the following:
1. Apply ethical behavior in group and role-playing games
2. Explain the importance of ethics for companies and the economy based on individual cases.
3. Identify, analyze and evaluate ethical behavior in concrete economic situations.
4. Work independently on ethical problems in business and develop and present productivity-enhancing concepts.
A. Ethics in economics

[updated 05.12.2019]
Module content:
The importance of ethics for economic development, analyzed on the basis of current case studies.
B. Ethics in companies
The importance of ethics for corporate development, analyzed on the basis of current case studies.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture by lecturer (supplementary)
Feedback on results via discussions
Self-reflection and _presentation
Group work
Independent study with required literature
Term paper with presentations by the participants

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Recommended or required reading:
Business Ethics
-Conrad, Christian A.: Wirtschaftsethik, latest edition
- Conrad, Christian A.: Business Ethics, latest edition
-Dietzfelbinger, Daniel: Praxisleitfaden Unternehmensethik, Wiesbaden, latest edition
-Göbel, Elisabeth: Unternehmensethik, Grundlagen und praktische Umsetzung, Stuttgart 2010
-Noll, Bernd: Grundriss der Wirtschaftsethik, Stuttgart latest edition

[updated 05.12.2019]
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