Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

MGT 86519 Ethics in Business

Credits : 3

This course focuses on corporate behavior and decision making from the context of ethical and global issues; the influence of political environmental, legal, regulatory, and technological issues and the impact of diversity on organizations. Through readings and case studies, an understanding of a wide variety of workplace issues, such as discrimination, product safety, international operations, right to privacy, advertising and product safety is developed.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor
  • Distinguish between moral, ethical, prudent, and law theories of ethical behavior.
  • Conduct a synopsis of a case by identifying major issues relating to ethical responsibilities; analyzing and evaluating issues and decisions made; recommend strategies, actions, or alternatives to follow.
  • Identify issues in the workplace that managers face.
  • Clarify one's own personal values relating to business ethics
  • Acquire exposure to international dimensions of ethics and cultures.
  • Interpret views on social responsibilities of a corporation from the viewpoint of shareholders and stakeholders.
  • Compare and contrast the following views to consumers: contract, care and social costs.
  • Explain employee’s right to know about workplace hazards.
  • Characterize what actions constitute sexual harassment.
  • Summarize problems encountered by multinational corporations when conducting business in other countries.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of your understanding of the course concepts
  • Deliver an effective oral presentation through an informative and persuasive presentation
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