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Ethical Leadership and the Law in the Global Environment


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Course level: Graduate

This course evaluates ethical and risk management issues emerging from disparate legal systems and practices in the global environment, with an emphasis on current world events. Topics include decision-making, cultural implications, and the management of economic, financial, and political risk. The relationships among the law, corporate ethical standards, and global business practices are analyzed. Competency A: Assess contemporary management of economic, financial, and political risks when operating in a global environment. Competency B: Analyze characteristics of ethical leadership used to evaluate disparate legal systems in a global environment. Competency C: Evaluate regulatory and cultural influence on potential business development in a global environment. Competency D: Integrate cultural values, government regulations, national and international laws, and public policy into ethical decision-making. Competency E: Evaluate corporate ethical standards when making ethical decisions in a global environment.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

The Rise and Evolution of Global Business

Understanding Global Culture

Economic and Financial Risk

Cultural and Regulatory Obligations

Navigating Ethical Challenges

Disparate Regulatory Risk

Assessing Political Risk

Global Governance


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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