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Developing a Code of Ethical Conduct


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
Become a better employee by understanding that honoring shared values and beliefs will gain you a reputation for being responsible, fair, honest, and respectful. These are essential qualities for both personal and professional success. Following a personal code of ethics is a good way to apply ethical principles and to ensure your reputation and integrity in the workplace are uncompromised. Many companies provide their employees with a formal code of conduct, but you can also develop your own code by clarifying your ethical principles and applying guidelines for behaviors that align with your code. This course explains common values, offers a process for developing your own ethical code of conduct, and presents several scenarios in which you get to exercise your ethical muscles. With the guidance provided in this course, you will be able to develop your own code of conduct, apply core values at work, and approach common ethical problems with confidence.

Target Audience
Individuals at all levels of an organization who should understand the impact of ethical and unethical behavior in the workplace

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Developing a Code of Ethical Conduct

  • recognize examples of conduct that demonstrate ethical values
  • recognize the process for developing a personal code of conduct
  • recognize ethical implications in a given scenario
  • Course Number:
    pd_18_a02_bs_enus