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Business Ethics

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to analyse and evaluate value structures and business administration as it pertains to organizations as a long-term success factor and to implement them in a responsible manner.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Main goals, mission and vision of businesses, behavior structuring and corporate governance codices, analysis and evaluation of past case studies.

Legal and ethical comparisons of various businesses and nations, legislative proposals and developmental trends.

Corporate governance problems in the sports, culture and event industries.

Applicability to project organization.

recommended or required reading

Hoecklin, L. (1994): Managing Cultural Differences. Strategies for Competitive Advantage, Harlow, Pearson Education International
Gilbert, J. (2012): Ethics for managers: philosophical foundations and business realities. Routledge
Zsolnai, L. (2002): Ethics in the economy: handbook of business ethics. Lang

assessment methods and criteria

written examination (seminar paper)

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Christian Mörken, MA

year of study

2nd year of study

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory (lecture)

mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable


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