Master the art of ethical decision-making so you can respond skillfully to life’s inevitable ethical challenges. Make powerful distinctions to identify ethically-sensitive situations and develop procedures for forming ethical judgments. This course does not promote a particular ethical point of view; instead, participants use the principles and tools to create their own personal ethical codes and test them against a wide range of examples from work and life.
Highlights & Benefits
Experience & Impact
- Respond skillfully and intelligently to life’s inevitable ethical challenges and live a life of meaning and integrity
- Overcome lying, deception, insincere promises, inappropriate secrets, and other temptations
- Identify potential compromises in your own life
- Draw clear ethical lines to clarify your thinking and consistently guide right action
- Generate creative alternatives to resolve dilemmas
This course is led by Dr. Ronald Howard, a world-renowned professor and researcher at Stanford University whose deep interest in decisions and ethics lead to the creation of this course. Through class discussions, Dr. Howard helps participants develop practical tools to respond to life’s inevitable ethical challenges, make skillful decisions, and acquire new habits that allow them to lead with integrity.
Business executives and government leaders who currently influence organizational culture will benefit from this workshop. Those who are moving into leadership roles in which they will influence, mentor, and guide others are encouraged to attend. Those who have opportunities to influence others, particularly more senior colleagues, will find this program to be of value. Because the focus is on identifying and articulating your own ethical code in life and in work, all are welcome.
Session Topics Includes:
- Raising ethical sensitivity
- Mastering ethical distinctions
- Learning from history: The Nazi Era
- Ethical theories
- Personal ethics
- Professional ethics
- Organizational ethics
- Business ethics in practice
- Areas of ethical concern beyond business
Presented by a collaboration of the SDG Decision Education Center and our academic partner, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania