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7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Programme Objective

To explore issues related to ethical dilemmas in the fields of business and finance.

Programme Outline

  • Ethics – An Overview

  • Motivations and motives of persons - Maslow's hierachy of needs, sociobiology

  • Employee duties - fidelity, fiduciary duties (for managers and directors), ethical requirements, corruption, lawsuits against fiduciaries

  • Employment - fair employment practices, Employment laws and rules, issues in employment - discrimination against minorities based on race, etc; constructive dismissal, role of TAFEP

  • Financial ethics - problem businesses (tobacco, gambling, alcohol, firearms, blood diamonds), investment manager's duties, ethical investment principles, Islamic finance (main rules regarding interest, gambling and alcohol)

  • Banking ethics - loans to problems businesses, Ashley Paige as a bank customer, subprime lending

  • Sales issues - improper sales techniques, evil customers (eg IBM sales to Hitler's Germany)

  • Procurement problems - purchasing from immoral suppliers (issues of child labour, unsafe working conditions, slavery, etc), discussion (Rana Plaza case)

  • Relationship between law and ethics - criminal law issues, law of negligence (including the recent lawsuit against SMRT by a Thai teen), what is a life worth?

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with case studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate level programme intended for professionals in business and finance. Those who would like understand more about the ethical dilemmas in a variety of business and finance contexts are welcome to attend.

Schedule & Fees

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)

Programme Objective

To explore issues related to ethical dilemmas in the fields of business and finance.

Programme Outline

  • Ethics – An Overview

  • Motivations and motives of persons - Maslow's hierachy of needs, sociobiology

  • Employee duties - fidelity, fiduciary duties (for managers and directors), ethical requirements, corruption, lawsuits against fiduciaries

  • Employment - fair employment practices, Employment laws and rules, issues in employment - discrimination against minorities based on race, etc; constructive dismissal, role of TAFEP

  • Financial ethics - problem businesses (tobacco, gambling, alcohol, firearms, blood diamonds), investment manager's duties, ethical investment principles, Islamic finance (main rules regarding interest, gambling and alcohol)

  • Banking ethics - loans to problems businesses, Ashley Paige as a bank customer, subprime lending

  • Sales issues - improper sales techniques, evil customers (eg IBM sales to Hitler's Germany)

  • Procurement problems - purchasing from immoral suppliers (issues of child labour, unsafe working conditions, slavery, etc), discussion (Rana Plaza case)

  • Relationship between law and ethics - criminal law issues, law of negligence (including the recent lawsuit against SMRT by a Thai teen), what is a life worth?

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with case studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate level programme intended for professionals in business and finance. Those who would like understand more about the ethical dilemmas in a variety of business and finance contexts are welcome to attend.

Programme Facilitator(s)


No course instances or course instance sessions available.