In a multi-cultural and VUCA world, how do you decide on and actually do the “right thing'? Take this Topics in Business Ethics I class, taught by a ‘dynamic duo’ former global ethics officer for a Fortune 100 company and experienced Hitotsubashi ICS leadership and business ethics professor to find out! This course will cover a cornucopia of theory, ethical dilemmas and practical problem-solving in fields including but not limited to neuroscience, artificial intelligence, data and IT, human resource management: environmental and social sustainability and corporate governance.
The course has the following objectives:
- Students will attain a more comprehensive awareness and deeper understanding of ethics and its interaction with business leadership.
- Students will be equipped with frameworks and tools to identify, analyze and address/resolve ethical issues and dilemmas in a business setting.
- Students will develop an ethical mindset to inform their leadership practice in the evolving 21st century global workplace.
It will cover the following themes:
- Business Case for Ethics
- Ethical Decision-making
- Neuroscience and Ethics
- Crisis Management
- Voicing our Values
- Cognitive Biases
- Ethics and labor systems
- Leading Diversity and Inclusion
- Ethical Workforce Creation
- Building an Ethical Corporate Culture
- Ethics in a Digitalizing World
- Ethics in a Globalized World
- Environmentally Responsible Leadership
- CSR and Socially Responsible Leadership
- Ethical Corporate Governance
Course Date & Time
Tuesdays and Friday, 8:30-10:30 a.m.(JST); For the final week, the class will be on July 15 and four-hour session for final at 8:30-12:30 on Friday, July 16.