Professional Excellence Through Ethics and Values

Course Description
Whether the reference is to a person, a business, or an organization, ethics and values play a key role in attaining excellence. There are significant connections between ethics, values, and what it means to be excellent. In this course, students will analyze what it means to be ethical, how to demonstrate values, and how people’s actions lead to a perception of excellence that is real and enduring. 

The course includes the following sections:

  • Ethics and Relationships
  • The Workplace Connection
  • Ethics Codes with a Purpose
  • Creating a Code with a Purpose
  • Ethics and Quality
  • Values vs. Quality

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • develop authentic and ethical relationships
  • evaluate the traits of an ethical person and determine priority for the development of a personal values statement
  • demonstrate ethical values when working with colleagues, clients, and other stakeholders
  • analyze the ethics code of your organization and
  • determine how it relates to your work
  • support organizational values by choosing to act in an ethical manner
  • assist your organization in achieving excellence due to the demonstration of high ethical values


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