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Course SummaryEarn quick professional development credits with our easy-to-understand Business Ethics for Teachers course. Our text and video lessons and quizzes are mobile-friendly, comprehensive and accessible on any mobile phone, computer or tablet 24 hours a day for study at your leisure.
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How It Works
Earn professional development credits to renew your teaching license with Business Ethics for Teachers. Brush up on business ethics topics so you can better teach business and other related topics. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in under two weeks - perfect for teachers who need to earn business credits in a hurry!
- Watch engaging video lessons about workplace diversity and relations between government and business.
- Check your knowledge of things like consumer rights and advertising ethics with practice quizzes and exams.
- Ask clarification questions from our expert business instructors.
- Earn 3 college credits by taking the UExcel Business Ethics exam.
Always check with your school district or state Department of Education to ensure that the course credits will be accepted before beginning the course. UExcel credits are accepted by over 2,000 schools and directly by many state departments of education.
Who's It For?
Business Ethics for Teachers is ideal for any teachers looking to earn credits to use toward licensure renewal. The flexible, self-paced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
- Business teachers who want to brush up on business ethics
- Teachers who want to incorporate engaging business ethics videos into their instruction
- Teachers planning a business ethics unit or course
- Aspiring business teachers
Why It Works
- Fun and Engaging: Animations and interesting examples make business ethics easy to learn.
- Expert Instructors: Expert business instructors break difficult concepts down so they are easy to remember.
- Practice Makes Perfect: Quizzes and practice exams let you review business ethics terminology and key concepts and track what you've mastered.
- Quick and Flexible: Learn on your own schedule and on any device. You could earn business credits in less than two weeks.
- Access our full library of professional development courses for teachers, including Business Math for Teachers, Business Law for Teachers, and Introduction to Business for Teachers.
- Find 10,000 engaging lessons that you can use in your classroom or assign out to students.
- Watch more lessons in business as well as biology, history, sociology, and other topics.
- Earn transferable college credit for dozens of courses.
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Course Plan for Earning Credit in Less Than Two Weeks
Follow this course plan if you want to complete Business Ethics for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in less than two weeks. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
|Day||Assignment||What You'll Learn|
|Day 1||Chapter 1||Introduction to Business Ethics (role of ethics in business, theories of ethics, why problems with ethics occur)|
|Day 2||Chapter 2||Employees, Stockholders, and Corporate Governance (how decisions affect stakeholders, ethics of the employee-employer relationship, workers' rights)|
|Day 3|| Chapter 3|
|Management in Organizations (levels of management, functions of management, the decision-making process)|
Relationship Between Business, Government, and Society (definition of capitalism, pluralism and democracy, special interest groups, the government's role in preventing stock market abuses)
|Day 4|| Chapter 5|
| Public Relations for Business (definition of public relations management, strategies for issues management, benefits of good stakeholder-business relations)|
Diversity in the Workforce (key areas of diversity, affirmative action, laws regarding equal opportunity employment)
|Day 5|| Chapter 7|
|United States Government (functions of government, levels of government)|
Business-Government Relations (ways government promotes economic interests, types of government regulation, types of public policy)
Government Regulation on Business (federal business regulatory agencies, function of the federal register, strategies that businesses use to influence lawmakers)
|Day 6||Chapter 10|
|Political Parties and Lawmaking (definition and function of political parties, history of U.S. parties, how Congress works)|
Business Influence on the Political Environment (arguments for and against business participation in politics, role of public affairs departments, strategies businesses use to achieve a political objective)
|Day 7||Chapter 12|
|Executive Branch of Government (role of the president and the cabinet, independent agencies, quasi-official agencies)|
Federal Judicial Branch of Government (the court system, how the Supreme Court works, Constitutional checks and balances)
|Day 8||Chapter 14|
|Antitrust Laws in Business (review of antitrust laws, corporate mergers and acquisitions, powers of the Federal Trade Commission)|
Corporate Social Responsibility and Citizenship (define corporate responsibility, five stages of corporate citizenship, sustainability)
Business and the Community (relationship between business and the community where it is located, duties of a community manager in business, corporate giving strategies)
|Day 9||Chapter 17|
|Media's Impact on Business (roles of the media, media bias, rules governing the media)|
Consumer Rights and Regulations (define consumers, customers and consumerism, government agencies for consumer protection, online privacy)
|Day 10||Chapter 19|
|Ethics in Advertising (marketing ethics, unethical target marketing, advertising regulation)|
Strategies of Special Interest Groups (objectives of societal business interest groups, strategies activists use against businesses, strategies businesses use against activists)
|Day 11||Chapter 21|
|Technology, Business, and Society (how the Internet has changed organizational operations, why being technologically up to date is important for a business, ethical issues in technology management)|
Environmental Issues in Business (environmental legislation, sustainable development, benefits of sound environmental management)
|Day 12||Chapter 23||Global Business Environment (major drivers of global business and their impact, ways of doing business internationally, regional integration)|
|Day 13||Chapter 24||International Trade and Business Law (regulating agencies for imports and exports, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, types of trade barriers)|
|Day 14||Final Exam||Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for business ethics|
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