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PHL/736

Social Science

Political Acumen and Ethics

Online

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$2,430

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Total credits

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Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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Course level: Doctorate Courses

This course will provide students with the tools leaders need to address current and future impacts on business and society. Students will examine methods used to influence organizational change toward proactively addressing risk factors such as political, legal, regulatory, and governmental requirements. The course will focus on understanding how business leaders can change, strengthen, and transform their organizations. Topics include corporate social responsibility, organizational and community involvement, and attaining and maintaining American corporate ethical standards in local and global environments.

Prerequisites

This doctorate level course requires proof of completion of a Master's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

Required materials

Additional course materials not included in the resource fee, are required or recommended for this course. Please review  course material information.

You can order your textbooks from the  University bookstore.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 1]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 1]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 1]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 1]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 1]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 1]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 2]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 2]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 3]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 3]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 4]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 4]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 5]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 5]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 6]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 6]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 7]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 7]

  • Competency A: Analyze the role of business ethics theories in different areas of executive leadership. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Assess the application of business ethics theories to everyday practice in executive leadership. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Critique the effectiveness of business ethics in developing, maintaining, and revising corporate governance policy. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Apply economic concepts, tools, and techniques to address ethical challenges in domestic and international business. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Evaluate the efficacy of governmental regulation on a capitalist business economic structure and on international forms of business structure. [Wk 8]
  • Competency F: Determine judicious resolutions to emerging economic and policy issues in corporate business management. [Wk 8]

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