Leading with Values and Ethics

  • 8 videos | 38m 33s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Ethical leadership requires more than just being an ethical person. It requires modeling, embodying, and embracing characteristics such as honesty, integrity, and trust - while also fostering and encouraging positive ethics in those you lead. It sometimes means making hard decisions that still allow you to face yourself in the mirror every morning. In this course, you'll learn about the different aspects of ethical leading. You'll learn how to communicate expectations for ethical behavior in the workplace, and how your personal and professional values can guide you to make ethical decisions. You'll also learn how to handle common ethical problems and dilemmas, and discover how to make ethics an ongoing part of your work culture.


  • differentiate between being an ethical leader and leading ethically
    identify ways to intentionally communicate ethical expectations to employees
    differentiate between ethical problems and ethical dilemmas faced by leaders and employees
    identify the key principles associated with using a decision map to explore values and intentions related to making ethical decisions
  • recognize the purpose of each stage in a process used to handle ethical dilemmas
    identify ways to sustain your efforts to lead with ethics and values
    reflect on what you've learned


  • 51s
    In this course, you'll learn about the different aspects of leading ethically. You'll also discover how to communicate ethical expectations and how values can guide you to make ethical decisions. FREE ACCESS
  • 7m 9s
    As an ethical leader, you've got a certain set of characteristics. You're always honest, whether people like it or not. And you like to think you have integrity. In this video, you'll explore the key concepts that will be covered in this course, including the importance of having a strong moral center and leading ethically. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Building Ethical Foundations
    6m 1s
    The decision to lead ethically is the beginning of a learning journey for you and for your employees – one that will last for the rest of your career. In this video, you'll learn how to build an ethical foundation for your team. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Common Ethical Issues
    6m 31s
    Ethical problems include things like favoring one party over another for personal reasons, or seeking unearned benefit for yourself or others. Things like hiding relevant facts from people who need to know them. In this video, you will learn about common ethical issues and how to deal with them. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Explore Values and Intentions Using Decision Mapping
    6m 1s
    Decision-based mapping is a useful technique to help you apply values to the decisions you make. In this video, you will learn how to identify and weigh short- and long-term consequences of different choices. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Handling Ethical Dilemmas
    6m 9s
    When you're trying to find your way through an ethical dilemma, it's useful to figure out why it arose in the first place. Ethical breakdowns often happen because of structural barriers that create the conditions for problems to arise. In this video, you will learn how to handle ethical dilemmas. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Nurturing an Ethical Workplace: an Ongoing Journey
    4m 55s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify ways to sustain your efforts to lead with ethics and values. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Let's Review
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts covered in the course Leading Ethically. FREE ACCESS


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